January 2016 archive

North East University’s £29K government grant to train army of cyber security experts

With cyber security a top priority for UK Government and the challenge of keeping data safe from theft never far from the headlines, the issue of how to train the next generation of cyber security experts is being addressed by UK Universities. According to Government research (June 2015), the average cost of the most severe …

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Major new project aims to light the fuse of economic growth

A major new project is being launched to explore how the creative, digital and IT (CDIT) sector in the North East can be developed in order to play a leading role in the region’s economy. The new £3m ‘Creative Fuse North East’ project will involve all five of the North East’s universities – Newcastle, Northumbria, …

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Inventors!

This Autumn Dominic Wilcox has been encouraging the people of Sunderland and South Tyneside to return to their inventing roots. From October 2015 Dominic worked with schools, community groups and the public across the Cultural Spring wards to inspire as many new Inventors! as possible.Over 500 people have taken part in workshops and we have …

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INVENTORS! STEAM CO. DAY

On Friday 29th January we will launch STEAM Co. in the North East and power our community to inspire their children with creativity by giving them the inspiration and resources to run their own STEAM Co. Days across the region. The day will be held at Monkwearmouth Academy in Sunderland and will consist of two …

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