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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

thumbnail Bees prefer nectar containing pesticides

Bees are attracted to nectar containing common pesticides, scientists at Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin have discovered. This could increase their chances of exposure to high levels of pesticides. 

published on: 23rd April 2015

thumbnail Digging for data where coal was once hewn

A virtual cloud of computing power now covers land in Newcastle where coal wagons once ran and factory lines bottled one of the world’s favourite beers.

published on: 23rd April 2015

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