Siemens and Newcastle University launch UK’s second Mindsphere lab
Siemens and Newcastle University launch UK’s second Mindsphere lab

The latest development in the partnership between Siemens and Newcastle University launched Mindsphere Lab, aimed to accelerate digitalisation and meet the needs of an increasingly-digitalised society. “It is ideal that the latest hub on the MINe is here in a setting as advanced as the Urban Sciences Building and adjacent to the site for the […]

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New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead
New £50m national innovation centre given go-ahead

Permission has been granted for a major new development which will link up university academic talent with industry and the public sector to help develop skills needed to solve real world problems.  The £50m national innovation centre, on Science Central will bring together businesses, academics and the public to support the research and development of […]

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Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central
Construction underway on new Learning and Teaching Centre at Newcastle Science Central

Work has started on a £34 million Learning and Teaching Centre for Newcastle University based on Newcastle Science Central which is set to open in September 2019. Sir Robert McAlpine, a leading UK building and civil engineering company, has been appointed by Newcastle Science Central LLP to create an inspirational and sustainable learning and teaching […]

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New national innovation centre to put UK at forefront of big data
New national innovation centre to put UK at forefront of big data

A new £30m National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) aims to see the next Google or Facebook started in the UK and help the country capitalise on a potential £40bn a year boost to the economy.  The centre, whose funding has today been confirmed by Minister for Digital Matt Hancock, aims to link up leading […]

Countdown begins to opening of region’s £60m ‘building of the future’
Countdown begins to opening of region’s £60m ‘building of the future’

The countdown has begun to the official opening of Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building which is due to be completed August 2017. The state-of-the-art structure on Science Central will be the new home for the University’s School of Computing Science and its 1,395 staff and students. It is the second of the University’s buildings to […]