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Joseph McGinnis

About Joseph McGinnis

In the news

  • NE school is only one chosen for Royal Society exhibition
    North East Connected, 03/07/2017
    The King's Academy, Coulby Newham, will be the only school taking part in The Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition, which is expected to attract at least 13,000 visitors.


  • Experiments provide a winning formula
    North East Connected, 19/04/2017
    Young scientists from a range of regional colleges visited Teesside University to put their problem solving skills to the test.


  • Science students from Kings Academy, Middlesbrough invited to display work in national exhibition
    Northern Echo (web), 10/2/2017; Northern Echo, 11/2/2017
    The Year 12 Kings Academy chemistry students are working with Dr Anna Reynal and Dr Joseph McGinnis from Teesside University on the project Artifcial Photosynthesis.


  • BBC focus on friction match
    Northern Echo, p.16, 02/01/17; Evening Gazette, 31/12/16; Public Now (Web), 04/01/17
    Teesside University lecturer Dr Joe McGinnis reproduces an ancient chemical formula for the friction match for a BBC television programme.


  • Flame of inspiration still burns bright in Stockton
    Northern Echo online, 26/06/2015; Northern Echo, 26/06/2015; Evening Gazette, 26/06/2015
    The match was recreated by Dr Joe McGinnis of the chemistry department at Teesside University using Walker's original method.


  • Student's 38-metre friction match artwork to take pride of place in Stockton
    GazetteLive, 29/05/2015; Evening Gazette, 30/05/2015; Northern Echo online, 30/05/2015; Northern Echo, 01/06/2015
    The acclaimed artist, from Durham, teamed up with Teesside University scientist Dr Joe McGuinnis to create historically accurate friction matches using John Walker’s original “recipe”.