North East start-up harnesses the healing powers of the sea
Inspired by her seaside hometown Whitely Bay, Northumbria University graduate entrepreneur launches a range of marine-based skincare products, utilising sea extracts to improve the skin and boost self-confidence.
New technology to improve police interviews
Researchers from Northumbria University have developed new software which will allow police and law enforcement officers to evaluate and improve their interview technique.
Major study into role of WW2 conscientious objectors
The stories of the British men who chose not to fight in the Second World War due to their moral, political or religious beliefs are to be explored by a Northumbria University historian.
New report highlights the power of partnership
A new report published today - By All, For All: The Power of Partnership - has mapped for the first time a decade of AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) funded community and cross-sector collaborative research and development (R&D) projects.
Northumbria academic part of panel to probe mother-and-baby homes in Northern Ireland
A Northumbria University academic has been appointed to a panel which will look to serve a future public inquiry into historical institutional abuse of women and girls through Northern Ireland's so-called mother-and-baby homes.
EXPERT COMMENT: Ring for the King - the long history of England’s bellringing tradition
Music historian and Assistant Professor in Humanities at Northumbria, Dr Katherine Butler discusses the history of bell ringing in England and its royal connections.
World tour for model boat inspiring citizen science against environmental pollution
A model sailing boat which represents a key part of a project working to banish single use plastics has embarked on a global tour that will help its message reach thousands more people and communities across the planet.
Polar ice sheet melting records have toppled during the past decade
The seven worst years for polar ice sheets melting and losing ice have occurred during the past decade, according to new research led by IMBIE - part of Northumbria University's Centre for Polar Observations and Modelling - with 2019 being the worst year on record. The findings are published today in the journal Earth System Science Data.
EXPERT COMMENT: Hundreds of rivers and lakes cross international borders – countries need to commit to sharing the water
The Danube River starts in Germany and eventually flows into the Black Sea some 2,850 kilometres and ten countries later. If Germany were to dam or pollute the river, it could potentially affect nine other countries – and four of their capitals.
69-year-old is relishing postgraduate research opportunity at Northumbria
Retired education adviser David Staples is taking on a new challenge as he embarks on a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Northumbria University.
Research shows the current diversity of tree species has been shaped by climate change over the last 21,000 years
A new global survey of 1,000 forest areas shows how past climate change has had a major impact on the diversity and distribution of the tree species we see today. The results can help to predict how ecosystems will react to future changes, helping to shape conservation management around the globe.
Research leads to new data on number of victims of terrorist group
Painstaking new analysis of activity linked to the terrorist organisation ETA, responsible for waging a campaign for independence in northern Spain and south-west France, suggests the total number of victims could have been underestimated by more than 100.