News Archive

Monday 30th June 2008

Wallsend’s Beacon Hill School pupils are going to learn about science and the environment with a ‘wow’ factor thanks to the start of a unique partnership between Newcastle-based scientist Sarah McLusky and the school.

Sarah, a self-employed biochemist is going to work with the pupils, many of whom have severe and profound learning difficulties, to bring her work experience into the classroom and she is starting with plant life cycles in a new pond on the school site.

Sunday 29th June 2008

Newcastle Science City has been the inspiration for a pioneering science education initiative in the city which has been so successful in making students realise how exciting science and scientific careers can be, it is being extended throughout the North East.

Tuesday 3rd June 2008

Grand designs to create Europe’s finest science quarter in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne’s city centre have been revealed for the first time today (Thursday, 5 June 2008).

Newcastle Science City’s masterplan for Science Central on the former Gallowgate brewery site includes a vision on the scale of Grainger Town, with imposing new streets, a new city square, landmark buildings and wide public spaces opening up this new science quarter to the rest of the city centre.