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Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces

Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 10:09 GMT

Northumbria University and Northumbria Police have joined forces in an exciting partnership to help educate the next generation of officers.

EXPERT COMMENT: Emoji are becoming more inclusive, but not necessarily more representative

EXPERT COMMENT: Emoji are becoming more inclusive, but not necessarily more representative

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2019 16:09 GMT

Selina Jeanne Sutton, PhD Researcher at Northumbria University, explores the latest emoji list released this year, and the social and cultural impact of their usage.

Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2019 13:56 GMT

New research undertaken at Northumbria University shows that the Sun’s magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. Their findings have been reported in the latest edition of the prominent journal, Nature Astronomy.

EXPERT COMMENT: Ponds can absorb more carbon than woodland – here’s how they can fight climate change in your garden

EXPERT COMMENT: Ponds can absorb more carbon than woodland – here’s how they can fight climate change in your garden

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2019 18:18 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor in Ecology, discusses how ponds are more than just a decorative garden piece and how they could be a good tool in helping combat climate change.

New world-class Architecture Studios open at Northumbria University, Newcastle

New world-class Architecture Studios open at Northumbria University, Newcastle

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2019 14:14 GMT

Students and staff from Northumbria’s flagship Architecture programmes are starting to move in to their new, purpose-built studios.

New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities

New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2019 10:16 GMT

The North East’s reputation for renewable energy research has received a major boost, with confirmation that the UK’s next generation of doctoral researchers in this field will train in the region.

Researchers from Northumbria join £200m UKRI research hubs tackling world’s toughest challenges

Researchers from Northumbria join £200m UKRI research hubs tackling world’s toughest challenges

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 16:09 GMT

Northumbria University is delighted to be working with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), colleagues around the world, and global organisations on interdisciplinary research into key global challenges.

Funding to help hospital staff manage night shift fatigue

Funding to help hospital staff manage night shift fatigue

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 09:55 GMT

Hospital staff are set to benefit from a new study that aims to help them manage the tiredness and fatigue they experience when working night shifts.

International speakers arrive at Northumbria to discuss latest policing research

International speakers arrive at Northumbria to discuss latest policing research

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2019 16:19 GMT

Delegates from around the world descended on Northumbria’s campus last week for a prestigious two-day conference on Police Ethnography.

Northumbria wins share of £2 million Government fund

Northumbria wins share of £2 million Government fund

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2019 09:07 GMT

Government funding worth more than £44,000 has been awarded to Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School to develop a digitally-enabled service offering free student-led consultancy to SMEs.

£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets

£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 11:27 GMT

Academics from Northumbria University are to continue their ground-breaking research into the behaviour of liquids, leading a new project to investigate how to control the way liquids form into droplets.

Researching the evidence to fight global corruption

Researching the evidence to fight global corruption

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2019 16:19 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded research funding by an international partnership led by the UK Government to help tackle global corruption.

Law School makes history with two prestigious grants

Law School makes history with two prestigious grants

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2019 16:30 GMT

Northumbria University Law School has been awarded two rounds of research seminar funding from the Modern Law Review (MLR).

Northumbria lecturer and former student set sail to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the Indian Ocean

Northumbria lecturer and former student set sail to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the Indian Ocean

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 08:55 GMT

A design expert from Northumbria University, Newcastle raising awareness of the impact single use plastic is having on the world’s oceans by helping to create a boat made entirely from rubbish collected from African beaches – including 30,000 flipflops.

EXPERT COMMENT: Ten novels to help young people understand the world and its complexities

EXPERT COMMENT: Ten novels to help young people understand the world and its complexities

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2019 16:58 GMT

Fiona Shaw, Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, shares a range of thought-provoking and engaging novels for enquiring minds.

IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

IT skills shortage after Brexit could affect UK security and economy

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2019 10:35 GMT

A massive shortage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills and knowledge could be on the way post-Brexit putting the UK’s economy and security at risk.

Three North East graduates, three successful businesses and one thing in common

Three North East graduates, three successful businesses and one thing in common

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2019 11:40 GMT

What does a musician from Manchester, a guided tour operator from Northumberland and a videographer from Teesside have in common?

EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

Press Releases   •   Jan 03, 2019 14:09 GMT

Dr Vasile Ersek, a senior lecturer in Physical Geography, writes for The Conversation about the discovery of new evidence of a drought that finished off the Akkadian Empire 4,000 years ago.

Business student takes to the small screen

Business student takes to the small screen

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2018 11:57 GMT

Northumbria student Josh Wilkinson has landed a starring role as co-host of a new online mini-series showcasing the impact The National Lottery funding has had on Sunderland.

New online tool to offer support for LGBT+ staff and students

New online tool to offer support for LGBT+ staff and students

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2018 11:57 GMT

A team from Northumbria University, Newcastle are developing plans for an online platform that would help members of the LGBT+ community to understand their legal rights when they travel abroad.