Newcastle has always been a city of science – the centre of a region alive with scientific endeavour and discovery. Across the centuries, pioneers in industry and medicine have made this city world-renowned.
The legacy continues today with Newcastle designated as one of six UK cities of science in recognition of its world-class strengths, notably in the fields of healthy ageing, medical science and sustainability.
Newcastle is one of six UK cities of science recognised for its world-class scientific strengths.
We already have cutting edge facilities at key sites across the city including the Centre for Life and Newcastle University’s Campus for Ageing and Vitality. Further significant investment is being made at Science Central, one of the country’s most ambitious regeneration projects in the heart of the city centre.
On a daily basis our world-leading academics, innovative companies and talented graduates are leading the way, using science and technology to address issues facing society such as an ageing population and energy conservation.