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It’s all in the mind as new exhibition uncovers secrets of the brain

It’s all in the mind as new exhibition uncovers secrets of the brain

Press Releases   •   Jun 10, 2015 00:00 BST

One of the largest biomedical research charities in the world, the Wellcome Trust, has pledged £650,000 towards a new exhibition opening in 2016 that will tell the story of the brain and how it works, revealing some of its secrets and exploring the techniques scientists use to study it.

University experts wow crowds with their creativity at Maker Faire UK

University experts wow crowds with their creativity at Maker Faire UK

Press Releases   •   May 07, 2015 00:00 BST

Northumbria’s students and staff have been awarded for their innovation at this year’s spectacular Maker Faire UK exhibition at the Centre for Life.

Northumbria anatomist returns to learning

Northumbria anatomist returns to learning

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2014 00:00 BST

An anatomy demonstrator from Northumbria University is switching from teacher to scholar after signing up to the University’s unique new degree programme.

Meet the scientists at Body Worlds

Meet the scientists at Body Worlds

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2014 00:00 BST

Northumbria University experts are showing how their research has the potential to help astronauts returning from space missions as well as assist in the fight against cancer and heart disease.

Partnership to bring science to life

Partnership to bring science to life

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2014 00:00 BST

Two organisations committed to shaping the future of science in the North East have joined forces in a new alliance that will draw the public into the world of science.

Northumbria experts navigate the human body

Northumbria experts navigate the human body

Press Releases   •   May 19, 2014 00:00 BST

This weekend, Northumbria University anatomy expert, Stephen Boddy, will guide visitors through a world-famous exhibition that strips the human body bare.

Learning to Innovate

Learning to Innovate

Press Releases   •   Apr 22, 2014 00:00 BST

A leading expert on innovation will be delivering a free public lecture at Northumbria University, Newcastle, next week.

‘Blood lab’ inside a mobile phone could detect cancer

‘Blood lab’ inside a mobile phone could detect cancer

Press Releases   •   Apr 22, 2014 00:00 BST

Plans to design a smart phone app that can detect leukaemia will be among the innovations presented by Northumbria University researchers at the Centre for Life this weekend.

Partnership to bring science to life

Partnership to bring science to life

Press Releases   •   Mar 11, 2014 00:00 GMT

Two organisations committed to shaping the future of science in the North East have joined forces in a new alliance that will draw the public into the world of science.

Science and innovation in the spotlight

Science and innovation in the spotlight

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2013 00:00 GMT

Dinosaur cloning, 3D action dolls created by lasers and robots and bacterial “kiss” portraits are just some of the activities on offer when the world-famous Maker Faire returns to Newcastle.

Do we know what we are eating?

Do we know what we are eating?

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2013 00:00 GMT

The food industry will be placed under the spotlight when Northumbria University academics lead a mini lecture series at the Life Science Centre this Spring.

Full of beans

Full of beans

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2013 00:00 GMT

Computer games, ‘fat’ suits, and entertaining quizzes will be used by Northumbria University academics to teach the public about healthy eating.