EXPERT COMMENT: La Niña is finishing an extremely unusual three-year cycle – here’s how it affected weather around the world
Assistant Professor, Dr William Roberts and Research Fellow, Jayasankar Pillai from Northumbria's Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences discuss El Niño and La Niña events and how this impacts weather around the world.
Northumbria corporate manslaughter expert invited to South Korea for international seminar on reducing workplace fatalities
Northumbria University’s Associate Professor Victoria Roper was invited to South Korea this month to speak at an international seminar on reducing occupational fatalities.
The Associate Professor, from Northumbria Law School, was invited by the Korea Occupational Safety & Heath Agency (KOSHA) which was running the international seminar in Seoul as part of its 55thannual Safety Week. Victor
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.