Tag / engineering and environment
Press releases • Nov 14, 2017 16:50 GMT
A Northumbria academic, who has led ground-breaking research into the development of self-repairing concrete, has been sworn-in as a City of Durham Freeman.
EXPERT COMMENT: Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal - one of the world's great wetland
Press releases • Nov 07, 2017 12:58 GMT
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Bronwen Whitney, contributes to an article discussing Hydroelectric dams threatening Brazil’s mysterious Pantanal for The Conversation.
Press releases • Oct 24, 2017 16:49 BST
Northumbria University’s engineering and technology courses now rank in the top 300 in the world, according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018.
Press releases • Oct 20, 2017 09:30 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has unveiled its stunning vision of a world-class new home for its flagship Architecture degrees.
Press releases • Oct 11, 2017 15:39 BST
More than 37,000 school children, parents and teachers have benefitted from a pioneering £3 million project designed to help engage young people with science, according to new figures released this week.
Press releases • Sep 25, 2017 15:47 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle has been chosen to take part in a multi-million pound research project exploring how light could be used to allow electronic devices to communicate in the smart homes, cars, factories and businesses of the future.
Press releases • Jul 17, 2017 13:14 BST
Selina Sutton, PhD student at Northumbria University, writes about the complex issues surrounding emoji design in the modern society.
Press releases • Jun 22, 2017 11:26 BST
Northumbria University’s teaching excellence has been recognised in a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The new national scheme is aimed at assessing the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities, colleges and other higher education providers.
Press releases • Apr 13, 2017 13:58 BST
Paul Jones, Professor of Architecture at Northumbria, writes about the future of cities for The Conversation.
Press releases • Apr 10, 2017 15:12 BST
Researchers from Northumbria University, Newcastle have won a prize in a prestigious national science photography competition with a stunning image depicting their work into smart surfaces.
Press releases • Feb 23, 2017 09:00 GMT
A prototype engine based on a solid-to-vapour transformation, which could be used for harvesting energy on the surface of Mars and other extreme environments, is being developed by scientists at Northumbria University.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2017 13:40 GMT
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology, writes about the problem of dive-bombing seagulls for The Conversation.
Press releases • Jan 23, 2017 13:51 GMT
The UK Information Commissioner is to talk in the North East for the first time as the keynote speaker at a Northumbria conference looking at how records and archives are managed.
EXPERT COMMENT: 1953 storm surge: how Britain’s worst natural disaster kicked off the debate on climate change
Press releases • Jan 17, 2017 13:59 GMT
Press releases • Jan 11, 2017 11:46 GMT
Students who have been offered places on postgraduate courses at Northumbria University are being encouraged to apply for one of 50 scholarships currently available.