Present Antarctic deglaciation may be unprecedented in last 5,000 years, study finds
Two major glaciers in West Antarctica may be losing ice faster than they have in at least the last 5,000 years, finds a study involving researchers from Northumbria University.
University and business partnership wins award for improving healthcare
A team of scientists led by Northumbria University has won a Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) award for improving global healthcare through the discovery of novel approaches for identifying bacteria.
Historic castle will host design exhibition
A collaboration between English Heritage and Northumbria University’s School of Design has produced a new exhibition for an historic Northumberland castle.
OBE awarded to Professor John Unsworth
Northumbria University Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor and Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) Chair of Council, Professor John Unsworth, has been awarded an OBE for services to community nursing and community nurse education in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Royal Garden Party invitation recognises services to education
A Northumbria University professor attended the first Royal Garden Party of a celebratory Jubilee summer, following a special nomination from the Department of Education.
Greta Defeyter, a Professor of Developmental Psychology was nominated to attend the Buckingham Palace Garden Party in recognition of her services to education and children services.
Greta is Director of Northumbria Un
Students explore the future of travel and tourism
Students looking to develop future careers in travel and tourism have heard from industry experts about the range and diversity of opportunities available in the sector.
The Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Future You Roadshow, hosted by Northumbria University, was held recently in Newcastle with invited guest speakers and an audience of tourism students from Northumbria and Teesside univ
State-of-the-art heating project supports sustainability goals
EQUANS, the new name for global energy firm ENGIE’s services and regeneration-led business, has supported Northumbria University in further reducing its carbon footprint thanks to the installation of a £1.7 million high-tech heating system.
Academic wins international award for work on ecological sustainability
A researcher at Northumbria University is part of a group of academics to win a prestigious international award for their work on sustainable science.
North East experts chosen to work with Arctic communities on new climate change technology
Northumbria University researchers are part of a unique team working on a new £1m project to better equip Indigenous communities in the Arctic against the disproportionate impacts of climate change.
Study reveals evidence that bacteria can live in snake and spider venoms
Newly published research led by Northumbria University shows that, contrary to what is commonly believed, the venom of snakes and spiders is actually populated with microbes, including bacteria that could cause infection in people who have suffered a bite.
Basic income could cut poverty to its lowest level for decades
New research involving experts from Northumbria University proposes a new universal basic income model which could cut poverty by more than half at no net cost, reducing it to its lowest level for 60 years.