Tag / engineering and environment
Press Releases • Apr 17, 2019 14:30 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle has been shortlisted for two awards for the support it gives to school children and its students.
Press Releases • Apr 05, 2019 10:30 BST
Glaciology experts have issued evidence that a large section of the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, which is home to the British Antarctic Survey’s Halley Research Station, is about break off.
Press Releases • Mar 25, 2019 09:12 GMT
Cities of the future could be better able to withstand multiple hazards such as floods, earthquakes or landslides, thanks to a £20 million initiative, of which Northumbria University is a key partner.
EXPERT COMMENT: Making cities more walkable by understanding how other people influence our journeys
Press Releases • Feb 20, 2019 11:29 GMT
Ruth Dalton, Professor of Building Usability and Visualisation at Northumbria University, Newcastle, writes about how urban spaces can be designed to be better for walkers if planners understand 'social wayfinding' - or how other people can influence where we choose to walk.
Press Releases • Feb 15, 2019 15:42 GMT
Fourteen engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes visit to Gatwick Airport to learn how Britain’s second largest airport operates. The visit was arranged by Stewart Wingate, the Chief Executive Officer of Gatwick, who graduated from Northumbria in 1994 and continues to support his alma mater.
Press Releases • Feb 13, 2019 12:25 GMT
Mould, mildew and damp cause misery for thousands of people in homes across the UK, and cost housing associations, landlords and homeowners millions of pounds a year in repairs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2018 15:55 GMT
New research collaborations have been established between UK and Russian Universities which could see a new generation of low-carbon engines developed – potentially reducing the environmental impact of air and automotive travel in the future.
Press Releases • Nov 23, 2018 13:59 GMT
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2018 14:32 GMT
Mathematics courses delivered by Northumbria University, Newcastle have been verified as meeting the very highest standards.
Press Releases • Nov 12, 2018 16:51 GMT
Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Press Releases • Oct 29, 2018 10:53 GMT
The Autumn edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.