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The Sun as we've never seen it before: clearest and most detailed images yet of the Sun revealed

The Sun as we've never seen it before: clearest and most detailed images yet of the Sun revealed

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2020 09:00 GMT

The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.

 Exploring the ethics of emotional artificial intelligence

Exploring the ethics of emotional artificial intelligence

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2020 11:01 GMT

The ethical implications of machines being able to read human emotions will be explored in a ground-breaking new research project, involving Northumbria University criminologist Dr Diana Miranda.

Northumbria Professor wins prestigious Newton China Prize

Northumbria Professor wins prestigious Newton China Prize

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2020 14:19 GMT

A project which uses smart devices and big data to improve the lives of elderly people in parts of China has been named the winner of the prestigious £200,000 Newton China Prize 2019.

£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets

£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 11:27 GMT

Academics from Northumbria University are to continue their ground-breaking research into the behaviour of liquids, leading a new project to investigate how to control the way liquids form into droplets.

Northumbria automotive designs set to electrify NE1 Newcastle Motor Show audience

Northumbria automotive designs set to electrify NE1 Newcastle Motor Show audience

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2018 10:16 BST

Visitors to this year’s NE1 Newcastle Motor Show on the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August will be given a glimpse into the future of automotive technology as Northumbria University unveils an electric racing car built by its students.

Northumbria Professor leads design debate

Northumbria Professor leads design debate

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2017 10:07 GMT

Northumbria University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and Enterprise) Professor Steven Kyffin has been invited to give the opening talk at TEDx Eindhoven, a prestigious technology and design conference in The Netherlands.

Creative trio join Northumbria for Fuse project

Creative trio join Northumbria for Fuse project

Press releases   •   Mar 14, 2017 11:08 GMT

Northumbria University has appointed three creative researchers as part of its role in a £4m project designed to develop and share talent within the region’s creative, digital and IT sector.

It’s delightful, it’s dynamic, it’s dewetting!

It’s delightful, it’s dynamic, it’s dewetting!

Press releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 10:01 BST

​How would you like a kitchen surface that cleans itself? Technological advances such as this could be one step closer after a breakthrough by Northumbria University and Nottingham Trent University.