Northumbria University Board member awarded OBE for services to higher education
Helen Fairfoul, a member of Northumbria University’s Board of Governors, has been awarded an OBE for her services to higher education in the New Year Honours 2023.
Professor of Energy Innovation elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics
Professor Neil Beattie, a physicist at Northumbria University, has been appointed as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP), an accolade that signifies the highest level of membership attainable within the institute.
Northumbria ranks first-class for sustainability in the UK
Retaining its top-tier People and Planet sustainability status, Northumbria also strikes Gold in a ‘Green Universities’ study by Uswitch.
Thousands tuned into inspiring programme at Design for Planet Festival
It’s just over a month since festival fever gripped Northumbria after the University partnered with the Design Council for the 2022 Design for Planet Festival. Almost 7,000 participants registered for the online event across two days in November, providing more than 40 virtual events and live broadcasts, to coincide with COP27.
Northumbria shares continuing acts of kindness ahead of Christmas
The kindness of Northumbria staff and students has been felt around the world, from raising money for children in war-torn countries to feeding those in need across the city of Newcastle.
Funding offers opportunities to talented students from under-represented backgrounds
Northumbria University law student Ami Leake has been awarded a bursary worth up to £7,500 over three years to help with accommodation and living costs during her studies.
EXPERT COMMENT: How wildlife in ponds has evolved to survive frozen water – and how you can help more animals stay alive
When filled with ice-skaters or a clumsy Bambi on a Christmas card, a frozen pond is a merry sight. But spare a thought for the living things trapped below. The aerial wizardry of dragonflies and summer sculling of pond skaters are long gone. As the cold grips and shadows lengthen over the pond, its inhabitants face a terrible enemy: ice.
Lockdown hobby inspires award-winning business launch for Northumbria student
Northumbria student Amelia has just been named `Most Inspirational Business Woman of the Year 2022’ at a regional awards ceremony following the success of her fast-growing embroidery brand.
The 21-year-old business student from Crossgates won the award at Inspire, an annual Leeds-based initiative celebrating inspirational women in Yorkshire. She also came second in the Young Achiever of the Y
New eLearning website supports transplant patients through life-saving surgery
Undergoing a heart or lung transplant can be an incredibly worrying time, for both patients and their family and friends, and the information which needs to be explained by surgeons and understood by patients before major life saving surgery is lengthy and complex.
Making waves – Northumbria leads the way in dispersive hydrodynamics research
Northumbria University, Newcastle has bolstered its reputation as a world leader in a newly emerging field of applied mathematics after hosting an international, six-month-long programme, featuring experts from around the world.
Northumbria University scores Knowledge Exchange award
Northumbria University and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have won the ‘Knowledge Exchange Strategic Partnership’ award from PraxisAuril, a world-leading association for Knowledge Exchange practitioners.