Lockheed Martin and Northumbria University join forces to support the development of space skills, research and technology
£630,000 investment to enhance science, technology, research and skills in the North East of England
Funding boost to better connect research to North East communities
A new partnership between Newcastle’s two universities and four of the region’s public bodies has received significant funding to maximise opportunities for connecting academic research to the needs of local communities.
Professor Chris Whitty awarded honorary doctorate by Northumbria University
The UK government’s Chief Medical Advisor, Professor Chris Whitty, has received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Northumbria University in recognition of his clinical and academic contributions and his outstanding leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Professor appointed group chair of world-leading engineering society
A major UK science and engineering institution has made a Northumbria University professor chair of its technical community group. Professor Ben Bin Xu, an expert in materials science from the University’s Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering, will lead the Materials Characterisation and Property Group of the prestigious Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
North East MP works closely with Northumbria academics to challenge investment plans to level up the region
Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School today held an event in collaboration with the Right Honourable Kevan Jones, to discuss the MP for North Durham’s recent report entitled: Government spending in the North East of England since 2010.
Podcast aimed at supporting SMEs celebrates one-year anniversary at the Baltic
Northumbria University brought together key influencers within North East business, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its ‘Why Small Business Matters’ podcast, by filming a real time episode at the Baltic.
University and business partnership wins award for improving healthcare
A team of scientists led by Northumbria University has won a Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) award for improving global healthcare through the discovery of novel approaches for identifying bacteria.
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.
Thousands of tonnes of air pollution could be reduced by changing the way we dry our laundry
Tumble drying a load of laundry releases almost the same amount of potentially harmful microfibres into the air as those released down the drain during machine washing of the same load, finds new research from Northumbria University and Procter & Gamble.
Space expertise brings £1.3m big data science boost to North East
The North East’s reputation as a major hub for space, data science and the digital industries has received a further boost with the announcement of a new £1.3 million Centre for Doctoral Training in the field of data intensive science. The Centre – known as NUdata – will be run by Northumbria and Newcastle Universities and will be supported by over 40 industrial partners.
New national nursing test centre about to open in Newcastle
Northumbria University is putting the finishing touches to a new national nursing and midwifery examination centre which is about to open its doors for the first time.
KTP between Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University builds new commercial opportunities
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with partners Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University has been awarded the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK’s independent assessors.