Tag / engineering and environment
Press releases • May 01, 2020 13:54 BST
Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland universities are working together to design and support production of vital protective equipment for the NHS.
Press releases • Apr 23, 2020 14:52 BST
Researchers from Northumbria University have been awarded £1.2m to help advance our understanding of the Sun and its impact on the planets within our solar system.
Press releases • Apr 15, 2020 13:44 BST
Scientists from Northumbria University have developed a new optical sensing technology which can light up areas of an object or material by creating microscopic wrinkles and folds within its surface.
Press releases • Apr 01, 2020 16:26 BST
Researchers have found unexpected fossil traces of a temperate rainforest near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the continent had an exceptionally warm climate in prehistoric times. Their findings are published today (1 April) as the lead story in the scientific journal Nature.
Press releases • Mar 16, 2020 15:17 GMT
Northumbria University's NUSTEM project has been recognised for its innovative work in improving diversity in engineering education.
EXPERT COMMENT: Greater Manchester’s cycling plan is a radical, much-needed approach – now it needs funding
Press releases • Mar 03, 2020 16:09 GMT
Katja Leyendecker, PhD candidate in Architecture and Built Environment, discusses Greater Manchester's new walking and cycling plan.
Press releases • Feb 28, 2020 11:01 GMT
Northumbria University has teamed up with two leading cyber security organisations to run a boot camp training event for computer science teachers and academics.
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 16:08 GMT
A vital role that floating Antarctic ice shelves play in preventing catastrophic sea level rises has been proven for the first time in a new study, published in the scientific journal Nature.
Press releases • Feb 17, 2020 15:21 GMT
A tropical rainfall belt providing critical summer rains to billions of people is at risk of shrinking due to future climate warming, according to new research.
Press releases • Feb 04, 2020 12:42 GMT
Computing students from Northumbria University will be testing just how well-prepared local businesses are for potential cyber-attacks by attempting to hack into their IT systems.
Press releases • Jan 30, 2020 09:00 GMT
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.
Press releases • Jan 23, 2020 15:39 GMT
Social Computing experts from Northumbria University are part of a three-year EU-funded project which brings together an inter- and multidisciplinary consortium of 25 partners from twelve European and three non-European countries.
Press releases • Jan 09, 2020 13:03 GMT
New research published in Nature provides evidence from Siberian caves on the essential role that summer sea ice in the Arctic Ocean plays in stabilising permafrost and its large store of carbon.
Press releases • Dec 03, 2019 10:35 GMT
Northumbria University has become an academic partner of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the UK’s leading civil engineering professional body.
First evidence that Antarctica's thinning ice shelves are causing more ice to move from the land into the sea
Press releases • Dec 02, 2019 08:00 GMT
Researchers have produced the first physics-based quantifiable evidence that thinning ice shelves in Antarctica are causing more ice to flow from the land into the ocean. Their findings have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Press releases • Nov 26, 2019 09:58 GMT
The mystery of who painted a centuries-old artwork, and when, is closer to being revealed thanks to the work of art conservation and forensic science experts from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Press releases • Nov 15, 2019 13:03 GMT
A partnership between universities in the UK and Ukraine, which aims to support the young entrepreneurs of the future, has won funding through a prestigious British Council project.