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Appy Hacking New Year
added on Tuesday, January 20 2015 added on Tuesday, January 20 2015
The BBC is very good at asking its correspondents to guess the highlights for the year ahead. This January you’ll have seen on its Science news web page predictions that Andy Green will begin his warm up for the 1000 mph land-speed record attempt in 2016 in Bloodhound SSC; Tim Peake will carry the ...

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Inaugural Northern Ireland Science Festival Programme Launched at W5
added on Monday, January 19 2015 added on Monday, January 19 2015
Fancy taking on a crack role in CSI Belfast, delving into the mind of a zombie, or training as an astronaut? How about investigating the world’s ugliest animals, or taking part in the world’s biggest science lesson? All of these activities and more will be available at the first ever Nor ...

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Norman’s News: Looking Back on 2014
added on Tuesday, January 13 2015 added on Tuesday, January 13 2015
Physics World, the magazine of the Institute of Physics, named ESA’s Rosetta Mission as its 2014 Breakthrough of the Year for being the first to land a spacecraft on a comet. I agree! The project was approved, way back in November 1993, by the European Space Agency, as a key part of its long-term ...

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Norman’s News: Tech Mission, Deal Done
added on Tuesday, December 16 2014 added on Tuesday, December 16 2014
This past week there has been a real ‘feel-good’ atmosphere around the Science Park following the success of the recent Northern Ireland Tech Mission to California. Fifteen of our local companies jetted off to San Francisco and San Diego from 1 to 5 December to showcase their innovative products ...

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NI Video Technology Company’s Online Deal with Global Fashion Giant
added on Thursday, December 04 2014 added on Thursday, December 04 2014
Northern Ireland technology company, Taggled, has secured a partnership with one of the world’s leading digital shopping platforms, US-based ShopStyle. Taggled’s ground-breaking technology makes video content “shoppable” for viewers. The Northern Ireland Science Park-based team at Taggled wo ...

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Joint Mission Gives Tech Companies Platform for Business in California
added on Friday, November 28 2014 added on Friday, November 28 2014
Fifteen innovative technology companies are being given opportunities to pitch for business and for potential investors in San Francisco and San Diego on an NI Tech mission next month, organised jointly by Invest Northern Ireland, NISP CONNECT and Belfast City Council. The mission, which will also i ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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