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Meet the team who brought Santa to ‘Life’

28 November 2023

Children can journey to the North Pole in a captivating 360-degree dome show. The team behind What Santa Sees lift the lid on the creative process.

Street Cosmos team in front of Life Science Centre.
Making science more impactful, enjoyable and relevant with Street Cosmos

8 November 2023

A dynamic partnership with Street Cosmos aims to connect underrepresented communities with space science research.

Childen Taking Part In Hands On Activities During Mosmed Takeover Day
Shining a spotlight on molecular science

4 October 2023

At Life, we invite scientists and STEM professionals into the centre to participate in ‘spotlight on’ days,

Dr Jane Stewart
Reflecting on three decades with the Newcastle fertility team

3 October 2023

Jane Stewart reflects back on the achievements of the internationally renowned Newcastle Fertility Centre, which operates at Life.

David Jones, Life's Community Liaison Manager with a group of school students who had created a display of their recent visit to the science centre.
A welcome for all: Life’s approach to community work

24 July 2023

Life's commitment to being as accessible and inclusive as possible has been recognised with a clutch of awards recently.

Mother with newborn child, thanks to the research at the NHS Fertility Clinic, which operates on the Life site.
Life’s onsite partners leading the field in research and care

15 June 2023

Life is home to several partner organisations in research and clinical care. These include Newcastle University and the NHS.

The Elephant in the (Court)Room: exploring the moral and legal implications surrounding animal sentience

6 June 2023

Ahead of Life's Science Speakeasy, Dr Jowitt and Dr Dunn explore the meaning of animal sentience and its moral and legal implications.

Project leads from North East Autism Society and Life Science Centre standing outside of the centre with Gold Standard Award.
Kerrie Highcock on the importance of accessibility for the autistic community

15 May 2023

Kerrie Highcock, North East Autism Society, gives an insight into the partnership between Life and NEAS, and why this work is so important.

Overhead Shot Of Adults Watching Science Speakeasy Inside The Science Centre.
Dr Mourad Wahba talks micro- and macrodosing

18 April 2023

Dr Mourad Wahba explains the difference between macro- and microdosing, and shares his view on the use of psychedelics in psychiatry.