Tag / engineering and environment
Press Releases • Oct 05, 2018 10:04 BST
A leading Polar specialist from Northumbria University, Newcastle will shortly be returning to Antarctica to undertake more ground-breaking research after winning a prestigious international award.
Press Releases • Oct 02, 2018 14:46 BST
Current systems for ranking the best batsmen in test cricket have been bowled out by a new study. In a paper which could give sleepless night to cricket statisticians all over the world, researchers from Newcastle and Northumbria universities delivered their ‘out’ verdict to current methods after analysing the two most popular test cricket rankings.
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2018 13:45 BST
Nick Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, looks at how artificial intelligence could use lessons from nature to help drones ride air currents and stay in the air for longer.
Press Releases • Aug 29, 2018 11:00 BST
Climate change may have played a more important role in the extinction of Neanderthals than previously believed, according to a new study published in the journal, Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences.
Press Releases • Aug 22, 2018 11:21 BST
Astrophysicists from Northumbria University, Newcastle are working with the Cambodian government to help students in the former war-torn country to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.
Press Releases • Jul 30, 2018 10:16 BST
Visitors to this year’s NE1 Newcastle Motor Show on the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August will be given a glimpse into the future of automotive technology as Northumbria University unveils an electric racing car built by its students.
Press Releases • May 30, 2018 12:15 BST
A Disaster Management expert from Northumbria University, who spent last summer managing a support line for people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, has received royal recognition for her work.
Press Releases • May 29, 2018 17:14 BST
New research from Northumbria University has revealed that metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe, and persisted throughout the Dark Ages and Medieval Period, meaning the region played a far bigger role in mineral exploitation than previously believed.
Press Releases • May 24, 2018 19:00 BST
Researchers have discovered mountain ranges and three huge, deep subglacial valleys from data collected during the first modern aerogeophysical survey of the South Pole region. The findings are the first to emerge from extensive ice penetrating radar data collected in Antarctica as part of the European Space Agency PolarGAP project and have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse
Press Releases • Apr 30, 2018 14:18 BST
Researchers from Northumbria University have been awarded £754,000 to take part in one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2018 11:38 BST
Teaching Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University , Mike Jeffries, discusses ants having evolved a complex system of battlefield triage and rescue for The Conversation.
Press Releases • Apr 12, 2018 09:55 BST
An innovative virtual reality game co-designed by an architect at Northumbria University which aims to help the fight against dementia has been shortlisted for a BAFTA award.
Press Releases • Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST
The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.
Press Releases • Apr 06, 2018 13:25 BST
The Republic of Latvia and Northumbria University hope to forge new partnerships following a visit by the country’s ambassador to city campus last week.
Press Releases • Mar 06, 2018 13:08 GMT
A Northumbria academic’s research into the impact that a magnetic field has on the movement of gases and liquids has been published in a world-renowned journal.
Press Releases • Feb 27, 2018 12:27 GMT
A cultural extravaganza will take place in Newcastle and Gateshead this summer, with staff and students from Northumbria University supporting the festival through a wide variety of events and activities.