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Wellcome Trust: All expenses paid place at the Frontiers ‘One Science: Life at the Interface’ meeting

Frontiers meetings stimulate innovation and provocative discussion about the future of health, helping to shape the Wellcome Trust’s strategy. This first meeting will explore new opportunities for convergence between the health, life, engineering and physical sciences that underpin biomedical research.

published on: 28th May 2015

thumbnail Ferrybridge closure no surprise and shows need for new energy strategy

Following the news that SSE’s Ferrybridge power station in West Yorkshire is to close, and as SSE announces flat profits for 2015, one of the country’s leading energy experts has called for a new national energy strategy to be put in place as a matter of urgency.

published on: 21st May 2015

thumbnail PEALS hosts international workshop

PEALS, in collaboration with Newcastle University's Institute for Social Renewal, the Institute for Sustainability, and theNuffield Council on Bioethics, hosted an international workshop entitled 'Science, ethics and citizenship: How might we improve the practice and governance of scientific research to enhance community benefit?'

published on: 19th May 2015

thumbnail Blog series on Sustainable Development Goals

The Societal Challenge Theme Institutes are pleased to announce the launch of our blog series on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

published on: 13th May 2015

thumbnail Energy storage test bed is officially switched-on

A unique energy storage test bed at Newcastle University is now online - storing energy from the local grid and testing innovative new technologies such as super-capacitors and long life, high performance batteries. 

published on: 7th May 2015

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