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EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors

EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 13:30 GMT

Anna Szolucha, postdoctoral research fellow at Northumbria University, explores why the impact of tremors at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool are reverberating so strongly throughout the community living on the surface.

Newcastle Living Lab welcomes international researchers for collaboration workshop

Newcastle Living Lab welcomes international researchers for collaboration workshop

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 10:37 GMT

More than 30 international researchers and practitioners from across Europe visited Northumbria University recently to test and develop new methods of collaboration and co-creation in the field of social innovation of public services during a special three-day workshop.

US expertise strengthened with new appointment

US expertise strengthened with new appointment

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2018 14:26 GMT

The ‘special relationship’ between Northumbria University and the United States has been further strengthened with the appointment of a visiting Professor from across the pond.

EXPERT COMMENT: Nicaragua: Jeremy Corbyn must end his silence over the country’s repressive regime

EXPERT COMMENT: Nicaragua: Jeremy Corbyn must end his silence over the country’s repressive regime

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 10:46 GMT

​Hilary Francis, Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in Global Challenges at Northumbria University, looks at Labour's reaction to those that have died in a government crackdown in the Central American country.

Mooting Triumph for Law Students

Mooting Triumph for Law Students

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 10:17 GMT

Students from Northumbria have talked their way to success and valuable pupillage and placement offers after winning a prestigious annual debating competition.

EXPERT COMMENT: We’ve saved pink pigeons from extinction – now let’s be kinder to their grey cousins

EXPERT COMMENT: We’ve saved pink pigeons from extinction – now let’s be kinder to their grey cousins

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2018 16:20 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor, Ecology, Northumbria University, talks about the common feral relatives of the charismatic pink pigeon, and why they're just as deserving of our admiration.

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.

Low-carbon travel a step closer following international workshop

Low-carbon travel a step closer following international workshop

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 15:55 GMT

New research collaborations have been established between UK and Russian Universities which could see a new generation of low-carbon engines developed – potentially reducing the environmental impact of air and automotive travel in the future.

Fashion designers of the future offered an insiders’ view of the industry

Fashion designers of the future offered an insiders’ view of the industry

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2018 12:24 GMT

Famous names from the UK’s fashion industry, including accomplished Northumbria University fashion graduates, will gather in the region this weekend to inspire the next generation of designers.

EXPERT COMMENT: The ‘Gurlitt case’: how a routine customs check uncovered a sensational Nazi-era art hoard

EXPERT COMMENT: The ‘Gurlitt case’: how a routine customs check uncovered a sensational Nazi-era art hoard

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 14:58 GMT

​Malcolm Gee, Visiting Fellow in Art History at Northumbria, tells the story of the Gurlitt Case.