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EXPERT COMMENT: Making cities more walkable by understanding how other people influence our journeys

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2019 11:29 GMT

Ruth Dalton, Professor of Building Usability and Visualisation at Northumbria University, Newcastle, writes about how urban spaces can be designed to be better for walkers if planners understand 'social wayfinding' - or how other people can influence where we choose to walk.

Gatwick experience for engineering students

Gatwick experience for engineering students

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2019 15:42 GMT

Fourteen engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes visit to Gatwick Airport to learn how Britain’s second largest airport operates. The visit was arranged by Stewart Wingate, the Chief Executive Officer of Gatwick, who graduated from Northumbria in 1994 and continues to support his alma mater.

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.

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.

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Students from Northumbria’s Mechanical, Automotive and Electrical Engineering programmes, with Dr Ulugbek Azim​ov (centre), Programme Leader in Automotive Engine​ering.

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