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Northumbria leading €4M research to engineer a brighter future

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2017 09:50 GMT

​Researchers from Northumbria University are heading up a €4M (£3.3M) project to develop a revolutionary new heating and power system using solar energy.

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EXPERT COMMENT: Richard Nixon’s authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 13:30 GMT

Randall J. Stephens, Associate Professor and Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria University, discusses the constant tension between journalists and US presidents in times of crisis.

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Environment on the agenda as Supreme Court Justice visits Northumbria

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 12:59 GMT

A Supreme Court Justice is to speak in Newcastle for the first time during a public lecture at Northumbria University exploring the role of environmental law in society.

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Northumbria research could power life on Mars

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 09:00 GMT

​A prototype engine based on a solid-to-vapour transformation, which could be used for harvesting energy on the surface of Mars and other extreme environments, is being developed by scientists at Northumbria University.

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EXPERT COMMENT: Time crystals: how scientists created a new state of matter

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 14:59 GMT

Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics at Northumbria University, discusses how a theoretical concept of "time crystals" finally became reality.

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North East showcases pioneering course at national nursing conference

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 13:57 GMT

A unique approach to nurse training is being showcased at a major conference this week.

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Graduate completes 1,800-mile Ganges paddle board expedition

Press Releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 10:06 GMT

A Northumbria graduate has become one of the first people to paddle board the entire length of the River Ganges as part of an expedition designed to raise awareness of pollution.

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Wildlife trade under the spotlight at Northumbria event

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 11:22 GMT

Experts from Europe and Latin America will discuss the issue of wildlife trade and trafficking during an event at Northumbria University on Friday.

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Making the case for the arts in schools

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 10:53 GMT

​Representatives from Northumbria University, Newcastle have been chosen to talk to MPs about the vital role of teaching arts in schools.

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EXPERT COMMENT: Ranking the US’s presidents isn’t just a game for Americans

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 09:39 GMT

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria University; Iwan Morgan, Professor at UCL; and J Simon Rofe, Senior Lecturer at SOAS University of London discuss the context of Presidents' Day for The Conversation.

Upcoming events 5 events

13 Mar 18:00

Public Lecture Series: Professor Michael Jopling

Mar 13, 18:00 - 19:30
Northumbria University Presentation Hall, Design Building City Campus East 2 Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

05 Apr 18:00

Public Lecture Series: Professor Becky Strachan

Apr 05, 18:00 - 19:30
Northumbria University Presentation Hall, Design Building City Campus East 2 Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

24 May 09:00

Offensive Shakespeare Conference

May 24, 09:00 - 18:00
Northumbria University Lipman Building Flat 2, Erskine Chambers Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

03 Jul all day

The International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference 2017

Jul 03 - Jul 05
Northumbria University Business and Law Building City Campus East 1 Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2SW

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