Northumbria climbs into top 30 of UK university league table

Press releases   •   Sep 08, 2020 17:13 BST

​Northumbria University is now ranked in the top 30 universities in the UK after a significant 20 place rise in ​The Guardian University Guide 2021.

Examining the impact of climate change on Siberia’s stores of permafrost

Press releases   •   Mar 01, 2021 11:00 GMT

New technology could see solar panels integrated into windows and cladding

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2021 09:18 GMT

A team of researchers, including renewable energy experts from Northumbria University, has received significant funding to revolutionise the fabrication and application of photovoltaic devices used to produce solar energy.

Leadership programme secures funding to support more SMEs on road to recovery

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2021 14:19 GMT

A hugely successful leadership programme, created specifically to help SMEs build resilience and manage the impact of Covid-19, has secured funding to support an additional cohort of businesses from the region next month (March), as well as confirming a second round of the programme to take place later this year.

Media collaboration offers opportunities to writers from under-represented backgrounds

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2021 11:04 GMT

A new initiative co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by the New Statesman and Daily Mirror aims to increase opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from under-represented backgrounds.

EXPERT COMMENT: Bitcoin isn’t getting greener: four environmental myths about cryptocurrency debunked

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2021 13:00 GMT

In an article written for The Conversation, Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, explores environmental myths around cryptocurrency.


Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2021 07:00 GMT

Northumbria University and Fighting With Pride - The LGBT+ Armed Forces Charity – have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a shared mission of transforming support for LGBT+ Veterans.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why urban gardens are crucial for conserving bees and butterflies – and how you can help them

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2021 10:57 GMT

In an article written for The Conversation, Katherine Baldock, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Northumbria University, explores how urban gardens can help conserve bees and butterflies.

Northumbria KTP addressing the challenges of the UK housing crisis is rated outstanding

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2021 13:37 GMT

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between Platinum Electrical Engineering and Northumbria University has received the highest possible rating by an independent assessor.


Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2021 07:00 GMT

Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been backed by the Government’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop an antiviral coating suitable for use on everyday surfaces.

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