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Uni team help roll-out Google Glass
The University's Digital Interaction team were in London this week to play a key role in the UK launch of Google Glass.

Report: China Independent Film Festival Celebration
The Tenth Anniversary of the China Independent Film Festival (CIFF) UK Celebration will take place in Newcastle (12th-15th May 2014), Nottingham (16th-18th) and London (16th-17th). The four-day event in Newcastle features retrospective screenings of CIFF award winning films, an archival exhibition on the history of the CIFF and a workshop – Film Festival in Focus. Full programme

MIT honour for Tina Gharavi

¡VAMOS! Festival takes off
Latin spirit returns to the North-East with the ninth run of the ¡VAMOS! festival 6-22 June 2014. Newcastle University is a strategic partner of the festival and School of Modern Languages lecturer Patricia Oliart is Co-Director. Read on...

Celebrating 50 Years of Portuguese

The School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University in association with the ¡VAMOS! Festival have put together a fantastic programme to celebrate 50 years of teaching Portuguese.  Over the first two weekends of the festival don’t miss a chance to learn and share fascinating aspects of the Portuguese speaking cultures.

"(Cine)hackers of the world, unite!"
David Green (PhD student, Culture Lab) and Gary Pritchard (Researcher, Culture Lab) will speak at the RCFDM Seminar about Cinehack. Cinehack is a grassroots, open-hardware DIY (Do It Yourself) filmmaking initiative, set up in 2011 by Guy Schofield and David Green, as a way of documenting filmmaking tricks developed through a frequent need to improvise during the production of the short interactive film, Orientation (2011).

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