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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 research unlocks secrets of the Sahara

Northumbria research unlocks secrets of the Sahara

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2017 15:06 BST

A peat bog in Romania provides a new insight into our knowledge of when the Sahara began to transform from grassland into the desert we know today, and the impact this had on dust deposition within Eastern Europe.

Northumbria leading €4M research to engineer a brighter future

Northumbria leading €4M research to engineer a brighter future

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2017 09:50 GMT

​Researchers from Northumbria University are heading up a €4M (£3.3M) project to develop a revolutionary new heating and power system using solar energy.

EXPERT COMMENT: Groundhog Day: the truth about these furry forecasters

EXPERT COMMENT: Groundhog Day: the truth about these furry forecasters

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 09:52 GMT

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria, writes about the truth behind Groundhog Day for The Conversation.

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