Awards are in fashion at Northumbria
Staff and graduates from two of the fashion programmes at Northumbria University are celebrating a trio of awards as part of a vital partnership between education and industry.
‘Superhero’ seagrass meadows produce sand that may protect coral reef islands from sea-level rise
Seagrass meadows produce large volumes of sediment that can build coral reef island shorelines, increasing the resilience of low-lying reef island nations to future sea level rise, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Swapping meat for Quorn’s mycoprotein may protect against bowel cancer, says study
Researchers from Northumbria University have found that swapping red and processed meat for Quorn’s mycoprotein, a fungi-based meat alternative, leads to a significant reduction in intestinal genotoxins - which can cause bowel cancer - and increases healthy gut bacteria.
Global publisher makes significant book donation to Newcastle-based learning centre
The world’s second-largest publisher has donated more than 160 books to a local learning centre in the East End of Newcastle.
Partnership offers scholarship opportunities for British Muslim students
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has announced a partnership with the Aziz Foundation to provide scholarships for Masters’ students from British Muslim communities. The move is part of the University’s commitment to widening participation and promoting fair access to higher education for students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
Established as a family charity in 2015, the Azi
Sensors built into wearable patches could signal the future
New research involving a Northumbria University Professor has developed a wearable sensor capable of wirelessly transmitting information via acoustic waves through air and water.
Architect apprentice has designs on career progression
Degree Apprenticeship student Laura McClorey is studying at Northumbria University, while working for leading international design studio FaulknerBrowns Architects in Newcastle.
The 31-year-old from Belfast says the degree apprenticeship route has allowed her to stay in her chosen profession.
Laura was recently named among the winners of the Royal Institute of British Architects awards 2022
Glacial lake outburst floods could threaten millions
The lives of millions of people around the world could be in danger due to flooding from glacial lakes – according to new research by a team of academics including Northumbria University’s Dr Matt Westoby.
Hear from global experts in counterfeit crime at Northumbria workshop
Global experts in counterfeiting are coming to Northumbria University for a Workshop to discuss and share their knowledge on measuring and tackling trademark infringement.
The event at the University’s city centre campus on March 9th is part of a series of events being organised by Professor Xuemei Bian from Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School. These follow a £79,000 grant she was awarded l
The Power of Five
How the North East’s universities are working together to help drive forward the Levelling Up agenda and grow the region’s economy.
Artificial intelligence used to predict space weather
A Northumbria University physicist has been awarded more than half a million pounds to develop artificial intelligence which will protect the Earth from devastating space storms.
North East universities collaborate to improve support for care-experienced people
The five universities across the North East have become the first regional Higher Education partnership to collaboratively sign up to the Care Leaver Covenant - a national inclusion programme that supports care leavers aged 16-25 to live independently.