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Prof Pete Wright hosts Royal Visit

SiDE Co-Investigators and researchers hosted a visit from Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal and a delegation of Commonwealth Leaders who visited the lab for demonstrations and talks on our latest research on designing inclusive Technology. Read More

Collaborative Workshop Success with Angelou Centre

SiDE researchers and colleagues from the Digital Interaction research group ran a workshop to consider longer-term partnership opportunities and challenges on a new community heritage project for the Angelou Centre, a women’s BME (Black, minority ethnic) charity in the North East of England. Read More
date: 22.10.2013

SiDE to play major role in £4m Knowledge Exchange hub

The SiDE project and Newcastle University are to play a leading role in the formation of a new regional consortium aimed at boosting the UK’s digital and creative industries. Read More
date: 08.09.2011

Design work with Co-Opera featured in The Guardian

SiDE research carried out with the University of Hull, York University and Co-Opera has been featured in a recent article in the Guardian. The research aims to find out what synthetic-speech technology can learn from the voices of opera, building on research into the phenomenon known as ‘uncanny valley syndrome’. Read More
date: 17.01.2012