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Northumbria rated best in the North East for student experience

Northumbria rated best in the North East for student experience

Press Releases   •   Sep 23, 2018 09:00 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been rated the best in the North East for student experience by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 13:45 BST

Nick Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, looks at how artificial intelligence could use lessons from nature to help drones ride air currents and stay in the air for longer.

Northumbria design research on show at London exhibition

Northumbria design research on show at London exhibition

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2018 13:29 BST

Four projects from Northumbria University, exploring how design research can help develop innovative solutions to complex issues around the world, have gone on display in London as part of a major exhibition.

MBA students converge on Amsterdam campus

MBA students converge on Amsterdam campus

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2018 12:27 BST

Northumbria University’s new campus in Amsterdam has welcomed its first students as part of an MBA study programme.

University students: how to manage the stress of studying for your degree

University students: how to manage the stress of studying for your degree

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2018 12:11 BST

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country prepare to go to university for the first time, or are returning to their studies after the summer. It can be a stressful time for many, so Dr Michael Smith, Associate Professor in Northumbria University's Department of Psychology, has written for The Conversation on how to manage the stress of studying for your degree.

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 11:34 BST

A rugby team from Northumbria University, Newcastle, travelled 6,000 miles to China as part of an exciting new sporting partnership.

Financial crisis results in new ‘Crunch Lit’ genre

Financial crisis results in new ‘Crunch Lit’ genre

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2018 16:29 BST

With the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy this week, financial experts and economist around the world have been looking back at the impact the collapse has had and what has changed over the last decade.

UK’s first 18-month nursing degree apprenticeship launched

UK’s first 18-month nursing degree apprenticeship launched

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 10:26 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle will welcome its first ever nursing degree apprentices next month, in a brand new partnership with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2018 11:00 BST

Climate change may have played a more important role in the extinction of Neanderthals than previously believed, according to a new study published in the journal, Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences.

Northumbria supports the study of STEM subjects in former war-torn Cambodia

Northumbria supports the study of STEM subjects in former war-torn Cambodia

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 11:21 BST

Astrophysicists from Northumbria University, Newcastle are working with the Cambodian government to help students in the former war-torn country to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.