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Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2020 14:45 BST

Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.

World first research hub to create Living Buildings

World first research hub to create Living Buildings

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:18 BST

Experts from Newcastle and Northumbria Universities will develop new technologies to revolutionise how buildings are constructed and how they operate.

Northumbria leading the way in corporate responsibility

Northumbria leading the way in corporate responsibility

Press releases   •   Nov 22, 2018 11:23 GMT

In the past few years, many businesses have developed sustainable strategies where social responsibility is an integral part of their business model.

EXPERT COMMENT: Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

EXPERT COMMENT: Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

Press releases   •   May 30, 2018 16:03 BST

Vasile Ersek, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at Northumbria University, and Jack Longman, Research Fellow at University of Southampton, discuss their work undertaken which suggests important role of Balkans in medieval mining due to newly discovered evidence of lead pollution.

Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse

Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2018 14:18 BST

Researchers from Northumbria University have been awarded £754,000 to take part in one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.

Soaring success for STEM awareness project with school children

Soaring success for STEM awareness project with school children

Press releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 15:39 BST

More than 37,000 school children, parents and teachers have benefitted from a pioneering £3 million project designed to help engage young people with science, according to new figures released this week.

Environment on the agenda as Supreme Court Justice visits Northumbria

Environment on the agenda as Supreme Court Justice visits Northumbria

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 12:59 GMT

A Supreme Court Justice is to speak in Newcastle for the first time during a public lecture at Northumbria University exploring the role of environmental law in society.

 EXPERT COMMENT: 1953 storm surge: how Britain’s worst natural disaster kicked off the debate on climate change
 European students expand their horizons at Northumbria

European students expand their horizons at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Dec 19, 2016 17:08 GMT

Students from Italy, The Netherlands, Romania and Spain joined Gateshead College students for a series of interactive talks hosted by Department of Geography at Northumbria University.

EXPERT COMMENT: The captivating “personalities” of the animal stars in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

EXPERT COMMENT: The captivating “personalities” of the animal stars in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 14:33 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the experiences of invertebrates participating in TV reality show 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here'.