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UK entrepreneurial expertise to benefit enterprising Ukrainian students

UK entrepreneurial expertise to benefit enterprising Ukrainian students

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2019 13:03 GMT

A partnership between universities in the UK and Ukraine, which aims to support the young entrepreneurs of the future, has won funding through a prestigious British Council project.

Northumbria launches a modern, new Bar Course

Northumbria launches a modern, new Bar Course

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2019 09:07 GMT

Northumbria Law School launches a new suite of flexible and accessible Bar Courses, authorised by the Bar Standards Board, to offer greater study and career opportunities to aspiring barristers.

EXPERT COMMENT - Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere

EXPERT COMMENT - Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2019 11:37 GMT

In this recent article written for The Conversation, Dr Kate Winter, a Research Fellow of Antarctic Science at Northumbria University, shares her experience of living in a zero-emissions base in Antarctica to highlight how life with no carbon emissions could be possible.

EXPERT COMMENT: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world

EXPERT COMMENT: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2019 13:11 GMT

​Rachael Durkin and Katherine Butler, senior lecturers in Music at Northumbria University discuss the history of dance masters and how this has impacted modern Britain.

EXPERT COMMENT – Have hopes of coexistence ended as Belgium’s first wolf in 100 years is presumed dead

EXPERT COMMENT – Have hopes of coexistence ended as Belgium’s first wolf in 100 years is presumed dead

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2019 13:43 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor in Ecology at Northumbria University, discusses whether hopes of coexistence have ended as Belgium’s first wolf in 100 years is presumed dead.

Professor honoured for optical communications research

Professor honoured for optical communications research

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2019 11:22 GMT

Zabih Ghassemlooy, Professor of Optical Communications at Northumbria University, has been elected a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) for his service in the advancement of optics in photonics.

Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities

Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 12:48 GMT

With concerns about climate change and urban air pollution high on the agenda for cities around the world, most are now actively looking at ways to reduce their carbon emissions.

Dancing on the Tyne

Dancing on the Tyne

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 09:15 GMT

Music and dances composed by an 18th-century dancing master will be brought back to life during an event in Newcastle later this month – with members of the public invited to come along and take part.

England and Wales law regulator holds Board meeting at Northumbria

England and Wales law regulator holds Board meeting at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 14:30 GMT

The legal services oversight regulator for England and Wales chose Northumbria Law School recently as the venue for a one-day programme of engagements in the city of Newcastle, as well as its annual out-of-London Board meeting.

Living Legacies of the First World War: The North East and Beyond

Living Legacies of the First World War: The North East and Beyond

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 12:10 GMT

A new exhibition bringing to light previously unexplored legacies of the First World War here in the North East will open at Northumbria’s University Gallery next week.

Northumbria director to lead international research project

Northumbria director to lead international research project

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 09:49 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is part of a consortium led by the Association for Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) which has been awarded funding from UK research and Innovation (UKRI) to undertake a major research feasibility project.

Tackling fraud

Tackling fraud

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2019 14:52 GMT

The Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board (CFPAB) has appointed Northumbria University to host its Secretariat function, in a move confirming the University’s expertise in financial crime research.

Northumbria graduate and students aiming for World Cup glory

Northumbria graduate and students aiming for World Cup glory

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2019 11:56 GMT

​England take on South Africa in the final of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan on Saturday November 2 with a Northumbria graduate and two current students taking a starring role.

The graduate behind the North East’s fastest growing video agency

The graduate behind the North East’s fastest growing video agency

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2019 09:25 GMT

Entrepreneurial Business Management graduate, Cole Robinson, is set for big screen success as his business, Filmit, gets off to a flying start.

Exploring your digital life after death

Exploring your digital life after death

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 13:20 GMT

A unique installation, which invites members of the public to reconsider how they think about death, will open in Newcastle next week.

Newcastle Business School awarded Government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

Newcastle Business School awarded Government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 10:56 GMT

Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University has been awarded funding to support 50 microbusinesses to engage with technology to boost their productivity.

The value of volunteering – exploring the experiences of young refugees in Uganda

The value of volunteering – exploring the experiences of young refugees in Uganda

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 14:20 GMT

The role and impact of volunteering on the lives of young African refugees will be explored over the next two years as part of a major project, led by Professor Matt Baillie Smith of Northumbria University.

Student swaps North East for Far East in unique work placement

Student swaps North East for Far East in unique work placement

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2019 13:22 GMT

A project linking cities from around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’ has led to a dream work placement for a Northumbria University student.

Expert comment: A written constitution for the UK would not have resolved recent Brexit arguments – here’s why

Expert comment: A written constitution for the UK would not have resolved recent Brexit arguments – here’s why

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 16:03 BST

Adam Ramshaw, Senior Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, Newcastle, discusses why a written constitution for the UK would not have resolved recent Brexit arguments.

Northumbria rugby star selected to play for England

Northumbria rugby star selected to play for England

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 12:39 BST

A Northumbria University student and first team rugby player has been named in the England Rugby Women U20 squad.