EXPERT COMMENT: Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony
Dr Joanna Allan, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences at Northumbria University, discusses the exploitation of renewable energy in Africa and the disputes this has caused in an article written for The Conversation.
Prehistoric homes would have failed modern air quality tests
Domestic burning of wood and dung fuels in neolithic homes would have exceeded internationally-agreed standards for indoor air quality, exposing inhabitants to unsafe levels of particulates.
Global magnetic field of the solar corona measured for the first time
An international team of solar physicists, including academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the outer most layer of the Sun’s atmosphere, the solar corona, for the first time.
Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting
Named after a Celtic goddess of the Sun, SULIS is a UK-led solar science mission, designed to answer fundamental questions about the physics of solar storms.
Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers
Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.
Shakespeare Club takes to the road
Iconic buildings and locations across the North East will play host to a series of discussions exploring some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.
Research on rural broadband goes global
New research by Northumbria University on methods to tackle the rural digital divide involving local communities in Cumbria has been showcased in front of an international audience of communication policy makers.
Amsterdam campus opens with ceremonial signing
Northumbria University’s international partnership with Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) has been formally inaugurated with a ceremonial signing in Amsterdam.
Dutch partnership adds new dimension to Business Clinic
Northumbria University’s partnership with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) is set to take an already successful consultancy service run by business students to new heights.
Region launches vision for £40m centre of excellence to cement reputation in digital construction
THE vision for a £40m Newcastle-based International Centre for Connected Construction will be launched at the House of Lords today (Monday 29 January).
Northumbria helps to plug digital skills gap as founder member of new national Institute of Coding
Northumbria University is to play a leading role in a new £40 million nationwide Institute of Coding, established to plug the digital skills gap and give UK an edge in the global digital economy.