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.
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.
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 • 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?
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.
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors
Press Releases • Dec 17, 2018 13:30 GMT
Anna Szolucha, postdoctoral research fellow at Northumbria University, explores why the impact of tremors at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool are reverberating so strongly throughout the community living on the surface.
Press Releases • Dec 14, 2018 10:37 GMT
More than 30 international researchers and practitioners from across Europe visited Northumbria University recently to test and develop new methods of collaboration and co-creation in the field of social innovation of public services during a special three-day workshop.
Press Releases • Dec 12, 2018 10:46 GMT
Hilary Francis, Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in Global Challenges at Northumbria University, looks at Labour's reaction to those that have died in a government crackdown in the Central American country.
EXPERT COMMENT: We’ve saved pink pigeons from extinction – now let’s be kinder to their grey cousins
Press Releases • Dec 10, 2018 16:20 GMT
Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor, Ecology, Northumbria University, talks about the common feral relatives of the charismatic pink pigeon, and why they're just as deserving of our admiration.
Press Releases • Dec 07, 2018 13:21 GMT
Northumbria's research on Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier celebrated for its contribution to understanding the impact of climate change on global sea levels.
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 • Dec 06, 2018 12:24 GMT
Famous names from the UK’s fashion industry, including accomplished Northumbria University fashion graduates, will gather in the region this weekend to inspire the next generation of designers.
EXPERT COMMENT: The ‘Gurlitt case’: how a routine customs check uncovered a sensational Nazi-era art hoard
Press Releases • Dec 05, 2018 14:58 GMT
Malcolm Gee, Visiting Fellow in Art History at Northumbria, tells the story of the Gurlitt Case.
Press Releases • Dec 05, 2018 12:20 GMT
A young student’s research placement with Northumbria University, Newcastle has earned him a regional engineering award.
Press Releases • Dec 03, 2018 15:15 GMT
A new research project investigating how older adults respond to misinformation about infectious disease outbreaks received via WhatsApp is about to begin at Northumbria University, Newcastle.