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 12, 2019 10:09 GMT
Northumbria University and Northumbria Police have joined forces in an exciting partnership to help educate the next generation of officers.
Press releases • Feb 08, 2019 16:09 GMT
Selina Jeanne Sutton, PhD Researcher at Northumbria University, explores the latest emoji list released this year, and the social and cultural impact of their usage.
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Ponds can absorb more carbon than woodland – here’s how they can fight climate change in your garden
Press releases • Feb 04, 2019 18:18 GMT
Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor in Ecology, discusses how ponds are more than just a decorative garden piece and how they could be a good tool in helping combat climate change.
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 30, 2019 16:09 GMT
Northumbria University is delighted to be working with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), colleagues around the world, and global organisations on interdisciplinary research into key global challenges.
Press releases • Jan 30, 2019 09:55 GMT
Hospital staff are set to benefit from a new study that aims to help them manage the tiredness and fatigue they experience when working night shifts.
Press releases • Jan 29, 2019 16:19 GMT
Delegates from around the world descended on Northumbria’s campus last week for a prestigious two-day conference on Police Ethnography.
Press releases • Jan 29, 2019 09:07 GMT
Government funding worth more than £44,000 has been awarded to Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School to develop a digitally-enabled service offering free student-led consultancy to SMEs.
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 25, 2019 16:19 GMT
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded research funding by an international partnership led by the UK Government to help tackle global corruption.
Press releases • Jan 24, 2019 16:30 GMT
Northumbria University Law School has been awarded two rounds of research seminar funding from the Modern Law Review (MLR).
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?