Simulated learning using virtual reality recognised as example of best practice in nursing education
Northumbria University’s innovative use of virtual reality and simulation technologies in nursing education has been highlighted as an example of best practice in the UK.
Digital civics projects putting people at heart of digital innovation
Northumbria University is hosting the Digital Civics Exchange, a series of events focusing on the role of people in artificial intelligence and digital technology. The event will also mark the launch of Northumbria University's 9 million AI Centre for Doctoral Training in Citizen-Centred AI.
Solar physicist honoured by Royal Astronomical Society
Dr Andy Smith, a solar physicist at Northumbria University, has been honored by the Royal Astronomical Society for his work in using artificial intelligence to predict space weather. His models are used by the Met Office for space weather forecasts. Smith was awarded the Winton Award for his use of AI techniques to monitor and predict solar eruptions and their impact on Earth.
Record funding boost enhances Northumbria’s global reputation for AI research and teaching
Northumbria University has been named as one of 12 Centres for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence as part of a major £117m funding announcement by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
The centres, based at 16 universities, will train the next generation of AI researchers and innovators, benefitting the UK’s economy and society. Doctoral students will specialise in areas such as AI for r