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Friday 21st November 2008

Thirty two students at Heaton Manor School, Newcastle upon Tyne were given the chance to answer their own burning questions about science and the results included finding out about flying cars, the Big Bang experiment and getting help from Britain’s most famous scientist Professor Stephen Hawking.

Four groups of students aged 12 and 13 years old picked a wide range of subjects which were of specific interest to them.

Friday 14th November 2008

Over 170 of Newcastle’s leading scientists attended the inaugural Scientia08 science conference held at St James Park Newcastle upon Tyne.

Organised by Newcastle Science City, the aim of the conference was to create a unique ‘technology map’ of the city’s science to promote it around the world to help attract investment and enable scientists to develop beneficial local networks.