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Spark your curiosity: Join us for the Discover Festival

You are invited to our festival of interactive family-fun on our city-centre campus on Saturday 8 June. Immerse yourself into a world of wonder and exploration, with a day filled with activities and events to inspire all ages.

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Genetic cause of rare childhood immune disorders discovered

Scientists have pinpointed genetic changes that can leave children born with little to no immune defence against infection.

Celebrating 15 years of the Great North Museum: Hancock

It's been 15 years since the renowned architect Sir Terry Farrell gave the Hancock Museum a makeover, transforming it into the Great North Museum: Hancock.

Unique visualisations offer chance to explore ancient Rome

A new exhibition at Newcastle University's Great North Museum: Hancock uses stunning visualisations to transport visitors on a time-travelling journey to Ancient Rome.