Researcher’s knowledge called upon for new Netflix series, Life on Our Planet
Insights from an expert in past climates at Northumbria University have been used to help inform the science and technology behind a much-anticipated new Netflix series which promises to bring the Earth’s oldest creatures back to life.
Increased West Antarctic ice sheet melting is ‘unavoidable’, say scientists
The West Antarctic ice sheet will continue to increase its rate of melting over the rest of the century, no matter how much we reduce fossil fuel use, according to British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research, supported by Northumbria University, and published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Northumbria welcomes Secretary of State for Education
The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Gillian Keegan, visited Northumbria University, Newcastle, to discuss unlocking opportunities for young people in the region and to hear about ground-breaking research in areas of global significance.
Satellite swarm to provide ‘missing link’ between space weather and space debris
Satellite technology developed by Northumbria University scientists has been adapted for a new, European Space Agency (ESA) funded mission, which will see a “swarm” of satellites sent into space to address the growing threat of space debris.
Northumbria historian receives prestigious research prize
A Northumbria University academic has been awarded an acclaimed Philip Leverhulme Prize for his research on Middle East history and the origins of worldwide imperial power in the nineteenth century.
Dr Peter Hill is a historian specialising in the Arab world. The Philip Leverhulme Prize, worth £100,000, will fund his research project examining popular politics in Ottoman Syria and its place in
First AI safety summit for the North East to be hosted at Northumbria University
Northumbria will host a conference with Dynamo North East, exploring Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the impact it is having on our lives, during a time of profound technological transformation.
Award success for Northumbria KTP Associate
Northumbria University KTP Associate and data scientist Rohit Venugopal has won the Future Leader category in this year’s prestigious Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Awards for his work leading a project with ART Heath Solutions.
As a Northumbria KTP Associate, Rohit worked with employee wellbeing business ART for two years as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Software Develo
Video Shop Horrors exhibition to open in time for Halloween
A terrifying new exhibition featuring a series of rare movie posters for horror films of the 1980s will be installed at Northumbria University’s Gallery North in time for Halloween.
Power of digital marketing helps children understand coastal erosion
Climate-conscious business students are helping South Tyneside Council to educate the next generation about the importance of preserving coastal communities to stave off climate change.
The students from Northumbria University’s Business Clinic were asked to create a digital marketing strategy to help the Council educate school-aged children about Stronger Shores – a project that uses the powe
Student wins prestigious award to help improve mental health among farmers and their families
A Northumbria University PhD student has won an esteemed studentship award to support her research into the mental well-being of people from farming communities.
Top award for physicist’s research breakthrough
A Northumbria University academic is part of a team of scientists to be awarded a prestigious physics gold medal and prize for their work developing the world’s first room-temperature MASER.
EXPERT COMMENT: Building on the greenbelt is central to solving the housing crisis – just look at how the edges of cities have changed
In an article written for The Conversation, Cameron McEwan, Associate Professor in Architecture at Northumbria University and Andreas Lechner, Associate Professor at Graz University of Technology, focus their research on the urban-nature divide, providing a solution of building on the greenbelt to solve the housing crisis.