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  • Maths, artificial intelligence, robotics and fluid dynamics were on the agenda when Universities Minister Chris Skidmore visited the University. In the region as part of a fact-finding visit, the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, was at the innovation hub, Nexus, to hear about internationally-important research and teaching...
  • The highly anticipated Catalyst building, designed by National Architects GSSArchitecture, has welcomed its first residents, Newcastle University’s teams from the National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA) and the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD), following completion in October 2019. The Catalyst is one of the most complex and unique structures in the...
  • BrightWind (www.brightwindanalysis.com) has secured €162,000 in funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to support the company in building a new wind and solar resource data management platform. The platform will be used by researchers to enable them to better understand Ireland’s wind and solar power and thus contribute to the generation of...
  •   WISE, the campaign for greater gender balance in science, technology and engineering (STEM), is urging employers to implement returner and retraining schemes to speed up progress towards closing the gender gap in STEM, and in particular in technology and digital roles. There are now over 1 million women working in core STEM roles, however, in technology women...
  • BBC director general Tony Hall has announced plans to open a major tech centre in Newcastle with praise for the city’s digital and creative potential. Lord Hall said the BBC would be opening a tech hub in the city and described Newcastle as a “city looking for fresh ideas, collaboration and innovation” The commitment to the new centre came as Lord...