Tag / engineering and environment
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.
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 • Jan 21, 2021 13:10 GMT
How many emails are in your inbox? If the answer is thousands, or if you often struggle to find a file on your computer among its cluttered hard drive, then you might be classed as a digital hoarder.
Press releases • Jan 08, 2021 16:10 GMT
A Northumbria University scientist, whose research has helped change our understanding of the Sun’s magnetic waves, has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the field of solar physics.
Press releases • Dec 07, 2020 09:08 GMT
Northumbria University has been awarded more than £360,000 of funding from the UK Space Agency to develop the world’s first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system.
Press releases • Nov 25, 2020 09:58 GMT
Social isolation and loneliness have affected many people during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those with limited access to digital technology.
Press releases • Nov 06, 2020 10:18 GMT
A Northumbria University solar physicist is part of a team of scientists working on a new project to improve the ability of the Met Office to forecast space weather and its potential disruption to activities on Earth.
Press releases • Oct 23, 2020 13:41 BST
The UK high street has been badly hit by COVID-19 restrictions - and it is shining a spotlight on the huge amount of retail floorspace that is not needed. Paul Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria University, writes about the challenges facing the sector for The Conversation.
Press releases • Sep 22, 2020 11:02 BST
Scientists from universities in the UK, US and Argentina are joining forces in a $1m research project to discover what impact an increase in global temperatures could have on the millions of species of fungi around the world.
Reconnection Nanojets in the Solar Corona: a breakthrough shedding light on the mystery of the Sun’s million-degree atmosphere
Press releases • Sep 21, 2020 16:20 BST
A team of scientists has discovered new activity within the Sun’s atmosphere which could explain how it reaches temperatures of more than a million degrees.
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.
Press releases • Aug 21, 2020 09:05 BST
Professor Nicola Pearsall, Emerita Professor of Renewable Energy at Northumbria University and a world-leading expert on photovoltaics, has been announced as the general chair for this year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC).
Press releases • Aug 11, 2020 11:19 BST
News • Aug 07, 2020 08:39 BST
An international team of solar physicists, including academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the outer most layer of the Sun’s atmosphere, the solar corona, for the first time.
Press releases • Aug 05, 2020 12:01 BST
A new study has revealed that the expanse of rock debris on glaciers, a factor that has been ignored in models of glacier melt and sea level rise, could be significant. The Northumbria University study is published in Nature Geoscience this week and is the first to manually verify the rock debris cover on every one of the Earth’s glaciers.
Press releases • Jul 09, 2020 12:22 BST
Northumbria University has been chosen to participate in a €4.8 million project to tackle the issue of renovating residential buildings in Europe to make them more energy efficient.
Press releases • Jul 06, 2020 16:33 BST
Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental Geography and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation on proposals to change the UK's planning system.
Press releases • Jun 29, 2020 12:43 BST
Northumbria University’s growing global reputation for academic excellence has been reinforced after becoming the highest placed UK university in the latest world rankings.