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EXPERT COMMENT: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world

EXPERT COMMENT: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2019 13:11 GMT

​Rachael Durkin and Katherine Butler, senior lecturers in Music at Northumbria University discuss the history of dance masters and how this has impacted modern Britain.

EXPERT COMMENT – Have hopes of coexistence ended as Belgium’s first wolf in 100 years is presumed dead

EXPERT COMMENT – Have hopes of coexistence ended as Belgium’s first wolf in 100 years is presumed dead

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2019 13:43 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor in Ecology at Northumbria University, discusses whether hopes of coexistence have ended as Belgium’s first wolf in 100 years is presumed dead.

Professor honoured for optical communications research

Professor honoured for optical communications research

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2019 11:22 GMT

Zabih Ghassemlooy, Professor of Optical Communications at Northumbria University, has been elected a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) for his service in the advancement of optics in photonics.

Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities

Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 12:48 GMT

With concerns about climate change and urban air pollution high on the agenda for cities around the world, most are now actively looking at ways to reduce their carbon emissions.

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Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

News   •   Jul 03, 2019 16:25 BST

Named after a Celtic goddess of the Sun, SULIS is a UK-led solar science mission, designed to answer fundamental questions about the physics of solar storms.

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

News   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:37 BST

Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.

Shakespeare Club takes to the road

Shakespeare Club takes to the road

News   •   Apr 23, 2019 13:08 BST

Iconic buildings and locations across the North East will play host to a series of discussions exploring some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

Research on rural broadband goes global

Research on rural broadband goes global

News   •   Oct 05, 2018 14:53 BST

New research by Northumbria University on methods to tackle the rural digital divide involving local communities in Cumbria has been showcased in front of an international audience of communication policy makers.

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Enterprise Engagement Event: Building A Data−Driven Economy with Data Analytics

Enterprise Engagement Event: Building A Data−Driven Economy with Data Analytics

Events   •   Apr 23, 2019 09:55 BST

Data is today’s most valuable asset for businesses. In order to gain value out of the data, we need to turn the data into actionable insights, drive meaningful and cost-saving knowledge from it, and develop and deploy profitable data-driven intelligent tools. This can be achieved through advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning as well as image, video, speech and na...

Sep 04, 08:30 - 11:00 BST

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Data Science for Everyone: Big data and ’R’: opportunities and challenges for social science research

Data Science for Everyone: Big data and ’R’: opportunities and challenges for social science research

Events   •   Apr 23, 2019 09:53 BST

Title: Big data and ’R’: opportunities and challenges for social science researchSpeaker: SAGE Ocean TeamDate: 02-05-2019 Time: 14:00-16:00 Venue: Please register at Data science is an interdisciplinary field aiming at extracting knowledge and insights from data by means of advanced statistics, data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and their related methods. Due to the techn...

May 02, 14:00 - 16:00 BST

Department of Computer and Information Sciences Northumbria University Ellison Place Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

Teach the Nation to Code: Databases

Teach the Nation to Code: Databases

Events   •   Apr 23, 2019 09:49 BST

Teach the Nation to Code is a free coding workshop which is aimed at inspiring you to start a career in tech.Sign up to learn Databases at Northumbria University! This two day course will outline how to work with SQL and NoSQL Databases.Find out more and sign up here https://consulting.qa.com/teach-the-nation-to-code-northumbria-apr-19

Apr 27 - Apr 28

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Spring Concert at St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle

Spring Concert at St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle

Events   •   Apr 18, 2018 16:43 BST

Northumbria University Choir, Northumbria University Swing band and Funk band, as well as solo performers from the university will be performing a variety of music ranging range from early madrigals to more well-known hits such as ‘True Colours’, 'Blue Moon' plus a lively performance of Duke Ellington’s ‘It Don’t Mean A Thing’.Adult: £10  Concessions: £6  Northumbria University student: £4 (No...

Apr 20, 19:00 - 21:00 BST

Newcastle Cathedral Church of St Nicholas, Mosley Street, Newcastle

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Zabih Ghassemlooy, Professor of Optical Communications at Northumbria University, has been elected a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) for his service in the advancement of optics in photonics

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From l-r Dr Rachael Durkin, Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University; James Smith, Music Librarian at the Lit & Phil; and Dr Katherine Butler, Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University.

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Northumbria University student Christopher Brownhill pictured with Caroline Theobald CBE and Zélie Guérin.

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Adam Ramshaw, Senior Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, discusses why a written constitution for the UK would not have resolved r...

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

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

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Footage of the Sun's atmosphere, from NASA

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

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HBBE Fact Sheet

HBBE Fact Sheet

Documents   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:18 BST

Tyneside’s most notable landmark, the Tyne Bridge, celebrates its 90th birthday this week (Wednesday, 10 October). To mark the occasion, more than 90 female civil engineers from across the UK will gather at Sage Gateshead to honour the woman who was active in the iconic bridge’s construction. Full details are in the attached document.

Northumbria University Newspaper Issue 15

Northumbria University Newspaper Issue 15

Documents   •   Apr 06, 2018 11:41 BST

Northumbria University News Issue 13

Northumbria University News Issue 13

Documents   •   Mar 16, 2018 11:38 GMT

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