Tag / Geography
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 16:08 GMT
A vital role that floating Antarctic ice shelves play in preventing catastrophic sea level rises has been proven for the first time in a new study, published in the scientific journal Nature.
Press releases • Feb 17, 2020 15:21 GMT
A tropical rainfall belt providing critical summer rains to billions of people is at risk of shrinking due to future climate warming, according to new research.
EXPERT COMMENT - Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere
Press releases • Nov 13, 2019 11:37 GMT
In this recent article written for The Conversation, Dr Kate Winter, a Research Fellow of Antarctic Science at Northumbria University, shares her experience of living in a zero-emissions base in Antarctica to highlight how life with no carbon emissions could be possible.
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 • Dec 19, 2016 17:08 GMT
Students from Italy, The Netherlands, Romania and Spain joined Gateshead College students for a series of interactive talks hosted by Department of Geography at Northumbria University.
EXPERT COMMENT: The captivating “personalities” of the animal stars in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Press releases • Dec 06, 2016 14:33 GMT
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the experiences of invertebrates participating in TV reality show 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here'.
Press releases • Nov 17, 2016 11:38 GMT
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the anthropomorphism of animals in response to the recent episode of BBC One's Planet Earth II.
EXPERT COMMENT: Santorini eruption: new theory says ‘pyroclastic flows’ caused devastating Bronze Age tsunamis
Press releases • Nov 09, 2016 11:21 GMT
Matthew Pound, Lecturer in Physical Geography at Northumbria University, writes about the Santorini eruption for The Conversation.
Press releases • Sep 07, 2016 15:28 BST
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria, writes about households becoming biodiversity hotspots for The Conversation.
Press releases • Apr 20, 2016 14:41 BST
A Geography academic will help lead a workshop in Brazil after being awarded a share of a prestigious £375m fund.
Press releases • Mar 23, 2016 11:36 GMT
A group of Northumbria students have contributed to the United Nations’ plans to prevent future global disasters by attending an international conference in Geneva.
Press releases • Feb 18, 2016 11:53 GMT
A Geography researcher will spend his summer doing fieldwork in the Miage Glacier after receiving a grant from the British Society of Geomorphology.
Press releases • Feb 03, 2016 10:32 GMT
Loss of ice in Antarctica caused by a warming ocean could raise global sea levels by three metres, research by Northumbria and Edinburgh universities suggests.
Press releases • Oct 09, 2015 15:05 BST
Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been ranked among the top 20 most impressive examples in the UK for its contribution towards global development.
Press releases • Sep 07, 2015 11:39 BST
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation.
Press releases • Sep 03, 2015 12:00 BST
Despite being one of the hottest things on the surface of the planet, volcanic eruptions actually helped to keep the oceans cool for 1,800-years before temperatures began to increase due to man-made global warming.