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Innovation centre turned into Nightingale Hospital

A building which was to house a centre led by Newcastle University is being repurposed into the new NHS Nightingale Hospital of the North East.

Science advice and Covid-19

by Professor Phil Blythe, Department for Transport Chief Scientific Adviser.

New self-forming membrane to protect our environment

A new class of self-forming membrane to separate carbon dioxide from a mixture of gases has been developed by Newcastle University researchers.

Sewage monitoring could provide an early warning of COVID-19 outbreaks

Wastewater in sewage systems could provide a quicker and earlier indication of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Measuring the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on energy networks

Newcastle University researchers are rolling out a project to study the impact of the UK Government’s lock down on energy networks.

Comment: How to use smart city technology to measure social distancing

Writing for The Conversation, Professor Phil James and Dr Ronnie Das discuss how urban data can help us understand the impact of social distancing measures on people and vehicle movement.