Basic income could cut poverty to its lowest level for decades
New research involving experts from Northumbria University proposes a new universal basic income model which could cut poverty by more than half at no net cost, reducing it to its lowest level for 60 years.
Northumbria University launches Social Mobility Impact Report
Northumbria University has launched a new report that sets out its social impact and identifies where it is spreading opportunity to those who need it most.
Gallery refurbishment marked by exhibition launch
A contemporary art gallery at the heart of Northumbria University’s City Campus has been relaunched following refurbishment with a brand new exhibition.
Minister for Science, Research and Innovation opens £2m investment in region’s Engineering and Environment students
Office for Students funding upgrades Northumbria University’s teaching facilities with cutting-edge technologies
Northumbria records biggest rise in research power for second time
Results from the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) show Northumbria University with the biggest rise in research power ranking of any UK university. Its research power ranking rose to 23rd, having previously risen to 50th in 2014 from 80th in 2008, making Northumbria the sector’s largest riser in research power ranking for the second time.
Northumbria University and BALTIC announce new partnership
After over a decade of innovative collaboration, Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art announce a renewed partnership that will continue to put the region on the map as a global hub for contemporary art learning and practice.
Experts in maths and music unite for conference
A Northumbria University academic will chair a prestigious conference exploring the historic relationship between mathematics and music, hosted by the Royal College of Music in London.
International appointment for law academic
Northumbria University law academic Professor Mohamed Badar has been appointed to the International Bar Association (IBA’s) influential War Crimes Committee (WCC).
As the Middle East and North Africa Regional Forum Liaison Officer for the WCC, Professor Badar will use his position to help promote justice and uphold the principles of accountability as well as to inspire and encourage young lawye
Geography Professor appointed as special adviser to Select Committee
One of the UK’s leading experts on nature and sustainable land use has been appointed as the sole special adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee investigating land use in England. Professor Alister Scott of Northumbria University will provide the Select Committee with specialist advice over the structure and content of the inquiry, which is due to report at the end of this year.
Ethical business partnership extended
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has extended a partnership agreement with the North East Initiative on Business Ethics (NIBE).
The move follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two organisations in 2018, formalising their collaboration on initiatives to promote the moral and commercial benefits of ethical and responsible business practice. Extending the partnership reinforce
New research harnesses the power of movement
Harvesting energy from the day-to-day movements of the human body and turning it into useful electrical energy, is the focus of a new piece of research involving a Northumbria University Professor.