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Newcastle’s “digital twin” enables virtual disaster planning

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The development of a computer-moderated replica of the whole city is enabling realistic disaster planning. A new initiative of the Rockerfeller Foundation is creating a...

Taco Bell to open in city centre despite fear of crime in the city centre

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Tex-Mex chain, Taco Bell, is soon to open its first restaurant in Newcastle. Despite concerns of increasing crime in the high street, the fast food restaurant won the battle to...

A second till summer

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1. Tenerife, Canary Islands If you are fancying a visit to visit a sunny and adventurous place, Tenerife could be your ultimate match. It a vibrant place, with plenty to see and...

4 things I wish I knew before travelling

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There are a few things that we never usually think about, but inevitably encounter during travelling. Revelation… That’s the beauty of travel, isn’t it?   You may catch...

Students studying abroad and how Brexit may impact this in the future

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Brr… exit? ‘Britain exits’ or ‘breaks it’, as often presented in press coverage over the globe, has undoubtedly become an essential part of every small talk’s agenda....

Student’s climb to the top in local charity project

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Two Newcastle University students, Will Thompson and Oliver Grady have been using their passion for sport to incite positive change throughout the community. Through climbing...

Award-winning poet joins University’s English School

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Sinéad Morrissey, a celebrated poet born in Northern Ireland, has just been appointed as a Professor of Creative Writing in the School of English Language, Literature and...

BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival comes to Gateshead

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BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking festival promises Music, French Cinema, Englishness, Psychology and Poetry when it visits Gateshead in the upcoming month. The event will allow...

Jason Knight gives illustration speech

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Jason Knights dropped by Newcastle University last Thursday to talk about Blue Kangaroo, UK based creative agency that worked along Disney, Pixar and Warner Bros. ...