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ISIS ARTS LAUNCH ‘CORNERS’ AT THE CORE

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ISIS ARTS LAUNCH ‘CORNERS’ AT THE CORE

We are delighted to have ISIS Arts host the launch of their new 3 year arts exchange project, CORNERS, here at The Core. Clymene Christoforou, ISIS Arts Founder and Co-Director said, “ISIS Arts is very happy to be launching Corners, our major new European project at The Core in Newcastle.  Corners connects our corner of...

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Hack at The Core

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Hack at The Core

As part of 6 Music Festival on Tyneside, BBC Radio 6 Music is holding the Festival Hack Day at The Core. The Festival Hack Day brings together some of the brightest tech talent in the North East with industry experts from  7Digital, Soundwave, Twilio, Universal Music and the BBC for 24 hours of innovation and discovery on the theme...

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Driverless car launches The Core’s events space

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Driverless car launches The Core’s events space

A vision of the future of transport is here and it’s on display in Newcastle upon Tyne at The Core, the newly opened building for future city firms at Science Central. Shipped to Newcastle from BMW’s World Headquarters in Munich last week, the Mini Cathedral was designed by London-based artist Dominic Wilcox. Wilcox, who hails...

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Sneak Peek

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Sneak Peek

The team at The Core, which opens to businesses on Monday 3 November, took time out from plumping cushions and preparing data connections to welcome the press for a sneak peak of the new building which houses companies working on a range of “future city challenges” including energy, transport, big data and cloud computing…. The building...

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Architects appointed for Living Lab at Science Central

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Architects appointed for Living Lab at Science Central

Newcastle University has appointed London-based architecture practice Hawkins\Brown, in conjunction with BuroHappold and BD Landscapes, to design a £50 million ‘living lab’ on Science Central, following an Invited Design competition led by Newcastle University with advice from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Science Central is one of the UK’s largest city centre development...

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£50m investment into Science Central announced

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£50m investment into Science Central announced

Newcastle University has unveiled plans to invest £50m in a new development to be built alongside The Core to make the city a world-leading example of urban sustainability. Based in the heart of Newcastle, the university yesterday revealed proposals to build a pioneering research centre at Science City’s Science Central site – the former home...

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Science City Appoints New Director

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Science City Appoints New Director

Leading business woman Fiona Standfield has been appointed to lead the future development of Newcastle Science City Standfield will take up her post as the new director of Newcastle Science City, the partnership between Newcastle University and Newcastle City Council, in November, joining the organisation for a three year term, bringing more than 20 years’...

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Creative Space appointed as operators

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Creative Space appointed as operators

The Core, a groundbreaking new development in Science Central, Newcastle, which will offer state-of-the-art office facilities  took a significant step forward today with the announcement of Creative Space Management being appointed as operator of the building. Newcastle City Council has appointed the award-winning facilities management and consultancy company to operate the new seven storey building....

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Head of NIReS appointed

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Head of NIReS appointed

Professor Phil Taylor – a leading expert in renewable energy – has been appointed as the new lead on sustainability at Newcastle University. An engineer with experience of working in industry and academia, Prof Taylor has taken up the post of director of the university’s Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability (NIReS), bringing with him...

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