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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.

Smart sensors could transform how buildings are designed and lived in

Smart sensors could transform how buildings are designed and lived in

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2019 12:25 GMT

Mould, mildew and damp cause misery for thousands of people in homes across the UK, and cost housing associations, landlords and homeowners millions of pounds a year in repairs.

Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

Researchers find evidence for a new fundamental constant of the Sun

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2019 13:56 GMT

New research undertaken at Northumbria University shows that the Sun’s magnetic waves behave differently than currently believed. Their findings have been reported in the latest edition of the prominent journal, Nature Astronomy.

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National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition

National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition

Events   •   Apr 20, 2016 17:16 BST

Meet recruiters from a wide range of engineering firms. The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition offers a vast array of opportunities for all engineering and construction professionals and graduates.

Apr 22 - Apr 23

NEC Birmingham

Professor Barry Gilbertson Lecture

Professor Barry Gilbertson Lecture

Events   •   Feb 05, 2016 15:08 GMT

Visiting Professor to the Faculty of Engineering and Environment "Diversity – Difference or Distinction?" Culture is Complex Synopsis Free Admission and no pre-booking required

Feb 10, 17:30 - 18:30 GMT

Nixon Hall Ellison Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

Public Lecture Series: George Clarke Hon DCL

Public Lecture Series: George Clarke Hon DCL

Events   •   Jan 27, 2016 12:07 GMT

George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke + Partners. He has also recently set up an independent television production company, Amazing Productions. He is an ambassador for Shelter, The Maggie Centre’s, The Prince's Foundation for Building Community and City & Country Group and is Patron of the Civic Trust Awards.

Apr 25, 18:00 - 19:30 BST

Lecture Theatre 001, Business and Law Building, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

Threats to Openness in the Digital World

Threats to Openness in the Digital World

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:40 GMT

This conference will consider and debate the issues surrounding the growing threats to citizens’ rights to access public archives in the digital world, a world which has made access to and review of records a more complex and challenging issue. The delegate rate for this conference is £75. This rate includes the full conference with hospitality as indicated in the below programme.

Nov 24 - Nov 25

Northumbria University The Great Hall Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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From l-r: Dr Kay Rogage (Northumbria University), Mark Riley (Your Homes Newcastle), Graham Coulby (BIM Academy) and Dr Adrian Clear (Northumbria University), pictured with the smart sensors used in the Smart Connected Buildings project.

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Northumbria University's new Architecture Studios

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Coral reef rim islands, Huvadhoo Atoll (Photo credit: Prof. Paul Kench)

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Coral reef rim islands, Huvadhoo Atoll (Photo credit: Prof. Paul Kench)

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Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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Footage of the Sun's atmosphere, from NASA

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Images of the Sun taken on the 2012 Hi-C mission. File provided by hic.msfc.nasa.gov/index.html Movie credit: MSFC

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Dr Paul Mann speaking about the CACOON research project
Short interview with Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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A short one-minute interview, suitable for social media, of Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about his involvement in a UK/USA collabora...

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