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.
‘Once in a lifetime’ placement linked the North East with the Far East
An engineering graduate from Northumbria University has shared his experience of completing a dream international work placement in collaboration with a network linking cities around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’.
Designing homes that are fit for the future
A team of Northumbria University academics has been awarded funding to design and develop a purpose-built home office within a prototype home, that will allow people to age in place and work effectively from home.
Northumbria researcher named finalist in STEM for Britain awards
A Northumbria researcher has been selected as a finalist in the STEM for Britain 2022 competition, to be held at the House of Commons in March.
Collaborative research to help plan North Tyneside’s digital future
Academics at Northumbria University are leading a study which is investigating how residents across North Tyneside access and use digital technology – and where there are barriers to its take-up. The results will help to shape the development of future services within the borough, from healthcare and housing to education and digital infrastructure.
Scholarships and work experience for aspiring engineering graduates
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has announced a new scholarship programme funded by leading engineering consultancy Rolton Group to support women from minority ethnic backgrounds interested in studying engineering.
The Rolton Group Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships will start in September 2022. Worth £6,000 each, the scholarships will be awarded to academically gifted Black, Asian and M
Haskap berries could hold the key to endurance runners’ success
A recently discovered edible berry has the potential to improve the performance of endurance runners by a potentially game-changing 2%, according to new research at Northumbria University.
The Haskap berry (botanical name Lonicera caerulea) is an edible blue honeysuckle native to the boreal forests and low-lying wet regions of northern hemisphere countries including Canada, Japan and Russia. Th
Global streetwear retailer provides real-world experience
A brand collaboration which has supported talented fashion students towards successfully securing jobs in the industry has been launched for the third year running at Northumbria University.
Air quality research supports calls to clean up the school run
Research involving experts at Northumbria University outlines the health risks caused by harmful pollution from vehicles measured outside schools in Newcastle.
Leading research into better management of Parkinson's pain
A Northumbria University researcher will receive around £300,000 in fellowship funding to investigate the impact of pain in people with Parkinson’s and improve how this pain is managed.
EXPERT COMMENT: We reconstructed Britain of millions of years ago to see what climate breakdown will involve
Dr Matthew Pound, Associate Professor in Physical Geography, and Dr Martha Gibson, Research Fellow in Paleoclimatology at Northumbria University, explore how the climate crisis will affect the UK in an article originally written for The Conversation.
Northumbria appoints new Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has today announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive.
Professor Andy Long will take up his role as Northumbria University’s fifth Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive on 1st August 2022, following an extensive and competitive recruitment and selection process. With a wealth of experience in academic leadership, Professor Long is cur