At Life our mission is to:
• Inspire curiosity in science through an imaginative programme of exhibitions and events, to raise standards in science education for young people and to engage everyone in contemporary science issues, such as climate change and stem cell technology.
• Provide substantial annual funding and state of the art facilities on site to support world class scientific research in medicine.
We aim to create a vibrant and exciting focus where science is explored and debated in the north east of England.
The Centre provides:
Life is a partner in Newcastle Science City and aims through its Rediscover Programme to provide insight into the science and issues surrounding the four key topics of stem cells, ageing, energy and renewables, and nanotechnology.
The Centre for Life provides a location for a new and unique integration of science, business, education and economic development. It is establishing new approaches to translating scientific research into applications, creating an environment where science and business can work and develop together. It is establishing world class facilities for scientific research. It aims to bring about major improvements in young people's participation and achievement in science.
It is helping to transform the City of Newcastle and the City region.
First open in May 2000, the £70m Centre is one of fourteen UK Millennium landmark projects. Designed by award-winning architect and urban designer, Terry Farrell, the site offers a unique, stylish and architecturally striking setting.Centre for Life