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EXPERT COMMENT: Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

EXPERT COMMENT: Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 13:15 BST

Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be. These are all things that can lead to back pain.

Northumbria Professor receives inspirational award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Northumbria Professor receives inspirational award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2020 11:34 BST

A Professor in Northumbria University’s Department of Applied Sciences has won a top national award from The Royal Society of Chemistry.

Students reimagine food economy at international Biodesign Challenge Summit

Students reimagine food economy at international Biodesign Challenge Summit

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2020 10:53 BST

A team of students selected by the Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, a collaborative initiative between Northumbria and Newcastle universities, will be competing as finalists for their biotech-based design project in the Biodesign Challenge Summit 2020, June 15-19.

Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2020 10:00 BST

A new study has revealed that almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into European marine environments every year – but this could be reduced by as much as 30% if we made a small change to our laundry habits. The ​findings have been published by the scientific journal ​PLOS ONE for ​World Oceans Day on Monday 8 June.

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Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

News   •   Jul 03, 2019 16:25 BST

Named after a Celtic goddess of the Sun, SULIS is a UK-led solar science mission, designed to answer fundamental questions about the physics of solar storms.

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 International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:20 GMT

We would like to invite you to participate in the International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (SEEME), which is organised by researchers from Northumbria University in partnership with Theorem Conferences and Events.

Jul 26Jul 28

Northumbria University City Campus East Business and Law Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

Public Lecture Series: Professor Becky Strachan

Public Lecture Series: Professor Becky Strachan

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:15 GMT

Professor Becky Strachan, Professor of Digital Technology and Education and the Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Engagement, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University Let's Educate, Learn and Flourish: How can we open doors, light fires and race with machines? Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Apr 05, 18:0019:30 BST

Northumbria University Presentation Hall, Design Building City Campus East 2 Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

Public Lecture Series: Professor Tony Webster

Public Lecture Series: Professor Tony Webster

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 16:44 GMT

Professor Tony Webster, Professor in History, Department of Humanities The People’s Colossus? The British Co-operative Wholesale Societies and the World, 1863-1970 Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Jan 05 16:40 GMT

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HBBE Fact Sheet

HBBE Fact Sheet

Documents   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:18 BST