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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Science & Technology

The University of Sunderland has hosted its first Global Education Forum in which senior academics joined together to support their students across the world. The computer screen forum provides international contact for students and academic staff at campuses in Sunderland, London, Hong Kong, and Transnational Education Centres (TNE) overseas. Students...
Carl Onwochei’s life was almost in the pan before joining Sunderland in 2016 on a Biomedical Science degree. Carl had endured five years of grueling autoimmune disease, the pain of which had been wearing down his physical and mental health since the age of 19. He fell ill while...
fruit and veg
An innovative Sunderland tech project has developed edible barcodes that can be stuck onto a variety of foodstuffs in shops and supermarkets.The codes can be directly attached to products such as meat, fish, bread, vegetables and fruit, as well as packaged and canned goods.Shoppers can then find out all...
Bitcoin, Ethereum and the Blockchain
Back in November 2013, I wrote an article on Consett Magazine about the price of bitcoin reaching £200. Today that same bitcoin has a price of £975 - a tidy investment in less than four years. It's a 387.5% increase in value.So, what is bitcoin? and how do you invest...
Concerns are growing about the importation of lower quality food to the UK post-Brexit, after an amendment to the Agriculture Bill, aimed at protecting British farmers from cheap imports not produced to UK standards, was defeated in the House of Commons last month. The Bill is now heading to...
Handwriting
In our age of the internet, texting and social media, we might be forgiven for thinking that the noble art of handwriting will soon die out.But a Sunderland tech expert who has worked in Silicon Valley claims that putting pen to paper should remain an important aspect of our...
Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé, MBE, returned to the University of Sunderland on Tuesday in her role as Chancellor.She spent the day at the University where she officially opened the School of Medicine, as well as meeting and talking with the next generation of young doctors.The School of Medicine, which accepted...
The Sunderland-born artist, inventor and designer Dominic Wilcox is to give a talk at the University of Sunderland. The talk, which will take place on March 8th, will lead the listener on a high- speed journey through Dominic’s life and career.How to Find Inspiration, Invention and Ideas will examine...
Woman in thick glasses using a laptop with poor posture and a full cup of tea right next to it, with papers on the other side of the tea.
It’s a growing phenomenon that costs Britain billions of pounds per year and which claimed 2 million victims in the year up to March 2016. As more and more criminals get web-savvy, cybercrime is becoming an increasingly serious security threat. But due to a shortage of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals,...
A University of Sunderland student diagnosed with cancer twice in six months is celebrating after finally receiving the all-clear, and plans to do the Great North Run to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust later this year.At just 21 years old, Sean Tighe has undergone more hospital treatment...

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