Virtual reality tool that helps people to assess household carbon emissions to go on display at COP26
As the leaders of hundreds of countries prepare to descend on Scotland to join the COP26 Climate Change summit, a Northumbria University academic is busy with his own preparations to join the conference, where he will showcase his innovative virtual reality device that could help to revolutionise the construction industry.
International recognition for glaciologist who has transformed scientific understanding of climate change in Antarctica
A Northumbria University academic has won a major international award in recognition of his exceptional scientific contribution to the field of glaciology.
The Climate Change Challenge – how can we live more sustainably?
Over the coming weeks you’ll be hearing a huge amount in the news about COP26, but what is it, and why is it so important?
COP is the United Nations’ annual climate change conference. It is the world’s most significant summit on climate change and this year, it is being held in the UK for the first time.
COP stands for the Conference of Parties and this year is the 26th conference – hence CO
Stereotypical views of scientists can be tackled in the classroom
Weekly sessions with primary school-aged children can have a positive impact at challenging stereotypical views of scientists, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Reputation for research excellence reinforced with four Fellowship awards
Northumbria University’s growing profile for excellence in research has been recognised once again, with the awarding of four prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships.
Northumbria engineering graduate named as one of the top 50 women in the industry
Engineering may be a sector where women remain under-represented, but a Northumbria University graduate has been named in a list of the top 50 trailblazing females driving change and making an impact.
Outstanding service of Northumbria Professor recognised with international award
The European Council for Computing in Construction (EC3) has bestowed a prestigious honour on Northumbria University’s Professor Mohamad Kassem.
Northumbria University becomes UK’s first home of world-leading spectrometer
Academics in search of solutions to creating more energy efficient phones and television screens now have high-performance machinery at their fingertips, after Northumbria University has invested in a suite of new state-of-the-art equipment to push its leading-edge research forward.
Northumbria University launches new Skills Bootcamps to connect people into employment in construction
The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a collaborative national consortium of industry, educators and outreach providers that are working together to respond to the UK’s digital skills gap through the delivery of employer-led digital skills education.
Northumbria to lead research aimed at future-proofing the security of home technology devices
Research investigating the potential digital harms posed by household data sharing technologies has won a share of a major £3.6m award scheme.
Prehistoric homes would have failed modern air quality tests
Domestic burning of wood and dung fuels in neolithic homes would have exceeded internationally-agreed standards for indoor air quality, exposing inhabitants to unsafe levels of particulates.