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New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities

New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities

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.

EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

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.

Northumbria University recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs List

Northumbria University recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs List

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.

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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.

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Mainadhoo island, one of the islands included in the study (Photo credit: Holly East)

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Coral reef rim islands, Huvadhoo Atoll (Photo credit: Prof. Paul Kench)

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Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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Dr Paul Mann speaking about the CACOON research project
Short interview with Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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Prof. Gudmundsson is leading a project to investigate how and when Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier might collapse. This interview with ...

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