Follow Northumbria University, Newcastle

Press releases View all 17 hits

Large Antarctic Ice Shelf, home to UK research station, is about to break apart

Large Antarctic Ice Shelf, home to UK research station, is about to break apart

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2019 10:30 BST

Glaciology experts have issued evidence that a large section of the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica, which is home to the British Antarctic Survey’s Halley Research Station, is about break off.

Disaster risk experts join forces to make cities safer in future

Disaster risk experts join forces to make cities safer in future

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2019 09:12 GMT

Cities of the future could be better able to withstand multiple hazards such as floods, earthquakes or landslides, thanks to a £20 million initiative, of which Northumbria University is a key partner.

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.

Images View all 10 hits

Dr Jan De Rydt and Professor Hilmar Gudmundsson of Northumbria University

Dr Jan De Rydt and Profes...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

2.78 MB • 3746 x 2580 px

The edge of the Brunt Ice Shelf (Credit: Jan De Rydt)

The edge of the Brunt Ice...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source Jan De Rydt
Download
Size

986 KB • 3777 x 2265 px

The edge of the Brunt Ice Shelf (credit:Jan De Rydt)

The edge of the Brunt Ice...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source Jan De Rydt
Download
Size

3.19 MB • 5472 x 3648 px

The Halloween crack in the Brunt Ice Shelf (Credit: Jan De Rydt/British Antarctic Survey)

The Halloween crack in th...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source (Credit: Jan De Rydt/British Antarctic Survey)
Download
Size

3.7 MB • 4000 x 2250 px

Videos 4 hits

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

Rising sea levels may bui...

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

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

640 x 360 px

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

Short interview with Prof...

A short one-minute interview, suitable for social media, of Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about his involvement in a UK/USA collabora...

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

640 x 360 px

Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson ...

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

License Creative Commons Attribution
Download
Size

640 x 360 px