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Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 19:00 BST

Researchers have discovered mountain ranges and three huge, deep subglacial valleys from data collected during the first modern aerogeophysical survey of the South Pole region. The findings are the first to emerge from extensive ice penetrating radar data collected in Antarctica as part of the European Space Agency PolarGAP project and have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.

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.

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST

The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.

EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them

EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 14:30 BST

Sterghios Moschos, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Sciences at Northumbria University discusses the benefits of gene therapies and the financial implications of treatments.

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A 3D image of the three subglacial valleys (the Patuxent Trough, Foundation Trough and Offset Rift Basin), from the data recorded in the PolarGAP survey

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Radar surveys across the Transantarctic Mountains.

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Researchers working in the Antarctic

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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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Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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Prof. Gudmundsson is leading a project to investigate how and when Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier might collapse. This interview with ...

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Snap evaporation - the way to control how water droplets evaporate on a solid surface

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Researchers from Northumbria University's Smart Materials and Surfaces Lab worked with the Open University to find a way to control how l...

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