November 15, 2013 adam@ovo.org.uk

Newcastle professor named in world’s top 10 list

The Tyneside professor who inspired an Oscar-winning blockbuster has been ranked among the top 10 global thinkers.

Sugata Mitra, who specialises in educational technology at Newcastle University, was included in the prestigious CNN 10: Thinkers list.

The run-down of influential international thinkers highlights the efforts of “visionaries whose ideas are shaping our future” in science and technology.

The senior lecturer is acknowleged for his work developing education in Indian slums.

via Newcastle professor named in world’s top 10 list – Chronicle Live.