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Sir Joseph Swan Centenary on 27 May 2014

North-East serial-inventor Sit Joseph Swan, one of the original inventors of the electric light bulb, made an outstanding contribution to modern technology.

published on: 1st April 2014

thumbnail Solving the energy dilemma

One hundred years after his death, Swan’s legacy burns brighter than ever.  Professor Tony Roskilly, Director of Newcastle University’s Sir Joseph Swan Centre, explains why the North East is still leading the way in energy research.

published on: 28th March 2014

Calling all guest bloggers!

published on: 27th March 2014

thumbnail Newcastle University appoints design team for Science Central 'living lab'

Newcastle University has appointed London-based architects Hawkins\Brown, in conjunction with BuroHappold and BD Landscapes, to design a £50 million ‘living lab’ on Science Central.

published on: 6th March 2014

BBSRC publishes Bioenergy Dialogue report

published on: 20th February 2014

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