Tag / research and innovation
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 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 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 • Nov 30, 2018 12:35 GMT
Night owls may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers. In the first ever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or a night owl can influence your health, researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an increased risk of ill health in people with an evening preference.
Press Releases • Nov 23, 2018 13:59 GMT
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.
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 • 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 09, 2018 11:02 BST
The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.
EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them
Press Releases • Mar 27, 2018 14:30 BST
Sterghios Moschos, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Sciences at Northumbria University discusses the benefits of gene therapies and the financial implications of treatments.
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.
Press Releases • Oct 24, 2017 16:49 BST
Northumbria University’s engineering and technology courses now rank in the top 300 in the world, according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018.
Press Releases • Jun 22, 2017 11:26 BST
Northumbria University’s teaching excellence has been recognised in a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The new national scheme is aimed at assessing the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities, colleges and other higher education providers.