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 21, 2019 10:58 GMT
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has retained an international award for the supportive environment it provides for research-active academics.
£4m study to investigate if climate change will drive the Antarctic Ice Sheet towards a tipping point
Press releases • Oct 21, 2019 11:52 BST
A major £4 million EU-funded study to investigate how changes in Antarctica’s ice sheets and shelves may lead to a large and irreversible rise in global sea level over the coming decades is about to begin. Experts from the UK, Norway, Germany and France will work together to investigate the likelihood of abrupt changes in the movement of ice in the Antarctic region over the next 100 years.
Press releases • Oct 14, 2019 14:03 BST
The ways that homes are designed and built in the future could be completely transformed, thanks to a new agreement between Northumbria University and the renowned architect, TV presenter and campaigner George Clarke. The University will work with Clarke’s charity, the Ministry of Building Innovation and Education (MOBIE), to drive innovation in designing and delivering homes for the future.
Press releases • Oct 08, 2019 14:18 BST
The Northumberland Early Years Professionals Network has won a national award for excellent practice in team development. The network exists to promote best practice in early years across Northumberland. It is run by Northumberland County Council’s Early Year’s Team, in partnership with Northumbria University, with all activities aimed at promoting the best outcomes for children.
Press releases • Sep 23, 2019 13:30 BST
Nursing students have taken part in a staged firearms training event designed to give doctors and paramedics a taste of working in a mass casualty terrorist incident.
Press releases • Sep 12, 2019 09:53 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle continues to improve its standing in global league tables and is now rated among the top universities in the world for research citations.
Press releases • Jul 22, 2019 16:58 BST
The international news channel Bloomberg is broadcasting stunning footage of Antarctica’s landscape captured by a Northumbria University academic who was undertaking research on the continent.
Press releases • Jul 03, 2019 10:09 BST
With the rise in popularity of people growing their own fruit and vegetables, it may be surprising to know that many urban allotments have soil with lead levels above UK guidance values. However, new research from Northumbria University suggests that the national soil guidance should be revised as it does not accurately recognise how lead is stored in the soil and transfers to vegetables.
Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children
Press releases • Jun 27, 2019 12:05 BST
MILLIONS of pounds allocated by the government to feed some of the poorest children in the country is unaccounted for, according to a new report from Northumbria University, being discussed in the House of Commons today (Thursday 27 June).
Press releases • Jun 10, 2019 13:11 BST
Northumbria University is proud to announce that a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project, which has brought together industry and academic experts to develop a new biomedical device, has been given the highest possible rating by an independent government assessor.
Northumbria University to lead transformation in how the Higher Education sector identifies mental health issues in students
Press releases • Jun 05, 2019 09:09 BST
A sector changing project using advanced data capture and student facing educational analytics will help to generate early warning signs for students’ mental health and wellbeing.
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.