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  • Raj Ranjan paper selected by IEEE Cloud Computing as Technology Spotlight/Highlight paper

    A paper co-written by Dr Raj Ranjan has been selected by IEEE Cloud Computing as the Technology Spotlight/Highlight paper.

    published on: 31 October 2016

  • Newcastle iGEM 2016 team make a light source out of bacteria

    A group of students from Computing Science are attempting to combine electronic engineering and synthetic biology to create “electro-biological” circuits.

    published on: 30 October 2016

  • Scalable Computing wins 'Best of Conference Award' at IEEE eScience 2016

    A paper by Rawaa Qasha, Jacek Cala, Paul Watson has been nominated for a 'Best of Conference Award' at IEEE eScience 2016! The paper was one of four and is entitled “A Framework for Scientific Workflow Reproducibility in the Cloud”.

    published on: 27 October 2016

  • How even our brains get ‘slacker’ as we age

    Losing the youthful firmness and elasticity in our skin is one of the first outward signs of ageing. Now it seems it’s not just our skin that starts to sag - but our brains too. New research from Newcastle University, UK, in collaboration with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, investigated the way the human brain folds and how this ‘cortical folding’ changes with age.

    published on: 25 October 2016

  • Security Upon Tyne team compete in the Economist and Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Challenge

    The Economist and Kaspersky Lab CyberSecurity challenged 19 universities to build a blockchain system for digital voting. Our team 'Security Upon Tyne' (Maryam Mehrnezhad, Ehsan Toreini and Paddy McCorry) are competing in the challenge.

    published on: 24 October 2016

  • Thinking Digital Women

    Taking place on Tuesday, 1st November at Northern Stage in Newcastle upon Tyne, Thinking Digital Women will focus on the inspiring contributions that women all over the world are making towards advancements in technology, engineering, science, entrepreneurship and innovation.

    published on: 21 October 2016

  • Every image tells a story

    Four Corners provides context to digital photographs and is being developed at Open Lab, part of Newcastle University’s world-leading School of Computing Science. The project is a collaboration between Open Lab, the World Press Photography Foundation, in Amsterdam, and the International Centre for Photography, New York.

    published on: 17 October 2016

  • Open Lab project to Help shape Metro’s Grand Design

    Newcastle University is leading a major project to help design the next generation of Metrocars for the Tyne and Wear Metro.

    published on: 11 October 2016