Architecture past, present, and future explored in double book publication
Two books – one exploring homes over the past 400 years, the other the future of cities – have been published by architecture academics from Northumbria University.
Professor Ruth Dalton’s new book, Living in Houses, is a personal history of English domestic architecture in which she explores nine of the homes she has lived in throughout her life. The properties range from a Leicestershire cott
Psychological First Aid training could help improve care workers’ wellbeing
A new study has shown that Psychological First Aid, training originally created for people to support others, can help healthcare workers in care homes improve their own mental wellbeing.
Key question around limestone carbon capture to be answered by partnership project
A mystery surrounding the implications of planting trees in areas of limestone bedrock, which is key to helping Britain reach its net zero target, is likely to be solved by a team led by researchers at Northumbria University.
Homelessness cannot be solved unless we tackle trauma, new research reveals
As a society we cannot hope to end homelessness unless we first address the trauma that many homeless people have suffered throughout their lives – that is the headline finding of a new report Tackling Trauma, Ending Homelessness.
Eco-friendly start-up gains business boost from Northumbria University students
An eco-friendly phone accessory start-up is making waves in the market, with a quarter of a million turnover in just its second year.
Better road safety is a step closer after professor joins Pan-European alliance
A renowned researcher at Northumbria University who is working on a €4m project to make our roads safer has been invited to become part of an important alliance aiming to futureproof industry.
New appointment makes professor a central figure in UK air quality research
He will increase collaboration and impact across and beyond the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Clean Air Programme, which manages a £42.5m fund for research and innovation to develop practical solutions to today’s air quality challenges.
EXPERT COMMENT: Should I post photos of my children online? Here’s what new parents need to know about sharenting
Many of us share life updates on social media, but should we be sharing photos of our children online? In an article written for The Conversation, Claire Bessant, Associate Professor in Law at Northumbria University, discusses the potential implications of “sharenting”.
Government seal of approval for Northumbria cyber security degree
Northumbria University’s Cyber Security Master’s degrees have been recognised as among the best in the country after receiving full certification from the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a part of GCHQ.
Entrepreneur students kick start their year
Business students from Northumbria University have had their fledgling entrepreneurial skills put to the test at a start-up bootcamp.
Select Committee to learn about scale of bullying and harassment in music industry
A national survey which has revealed widespread examples of bullying and harassment in the music industry will be discussed by a government Select Committee this week.