NEWS

HOME :: NEWS
Norman’s News: Using the Leverage We Have At Our Disposal
added on Tuesday, November 18 2014 added on Tuesday, November 18 2014
As our government departments, universities and health services struggle with the cuts – long foretold but now beginning to bite – it reminds me of the time when we in the UK MoD research organisation had to face up to the similar demands of the post Cold War peace dividend. Essentially ...

read more
Norman’s News: Ding-Dong Bell
added on Tuesday, November 11 2014 added on Tuesday, November 11 2014
Last week, thanks to a joint effort between the Royal Irish Academy, the Institute of Physics, Queen’s University, the University of Ulster, W5, Titanic Quarter and the Science Park, we began to right a wrong. This month we celebrate one of Belfast’s greatest intellects of the 20th century, John ...

read more
Belfast Physicist John Bell Celebrated for Key Role in Quantum Physics
added on Friday, November 07 2014 added on Friday, November 07 2014
Happy John Bell day! Fifty years ago, Belfast-born John Stewart Bell challenged Einstein and breathed new life into quantum physics. On 4 November 1964, the journalPhysics received a paper written by Bell with the short but punchy title On the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox. The theorem that it out ...

read more
Digital DNA Summit Inspires NI Business With Cutting-edge Insights
added on Wednesday, November 05 2014 added on Wednesday, November 05 2014
– Second DNA conference, Digital DNA Engage. Inspire. Grow. – – Conference takes place 4–7 November @ Titanic Belfast – Leading figures from digital media giants – BT, Google, Twitter and Paddy Power – are among those coming to Titanic Belfast to share their insights at a major ...

read more
Northern Ireland Science Park is Building a Strong Knowledge Economy
added on Wednesday, November 05 2014 added on Wednesday, November 05 2014
The Northern Ireland Science Park, along with its new associate the North West Science Park, has now reached a critical and influential stage in their contribution to building a more advanced local economy. Dick Milliken, who has enjoyed a distinguished and successful career in local businesses, has ...

read more
Norman’s News: My Town and its Recent Depiction
added on Tuesday, November 04 2014 added on Tuesday, November 04 2014
I guess this week I should be reiterating the news that our Knowledge Economy Index for Northern Ireland, shows that we and the North East of England are neck and neck for the fastest growing knowledge economy region in the UK. Numbers in the hardcore definition are up by over 1/3 since we began the ...

read more
Grasp digital… and make business a less scary place this Halloween
added on Friday, October 31 2014 added on Friday, October 31 2014
Halloween is a good time of year. The extra hour in bed is very welcome, and the skyline around the Science Park gets plenty more dramatic with things like the Monster Mash taking place nearby. When in conversation with someone boasting more knowledge on the subject than I, they told me that Hallowe ...

read more
North East of England and Northern Ireland – Fastest Growing Regions in UK Knowledge Economy League Table
added on Wednesday, October 22 2014 added on Wednesday, October 22 2014
The 2014 Knowledge Economy Index, Commissioned by NISP CONNECT and sponsored by Bank of Ireland UK has revealed that the North East of England and Northern Ireland are the fastest growing regions in the UK, while London and the South East continue to be the largest overall. Produced by the Northern ...

read more