Fine Art alumni secure prestigious regional residency
Two of Northumbria University’s Fine Art graduates are being supported by the New Graduate Award scheme developed and hosted by Middlesbrough Art Week (MAW).
EXPERT COMMENT: Was the freak ‘medicane’ storm that devastated Libya a glimpse of North Africa’s future?
Mike Rogerson, Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria university, Dr Mahjoor Lone, Research Fellow in the department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University, and Belkasem Alkaryani, Lecturer in Geology at the University of Tobruk, discuss the environmental situation facing North Africa.
Research council invest half a million in new Creative Communities UK pilot
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Creative Communities programme at Northumbria University Newcastle has secured an additional £470,000 of investment, on top of the original 1.3 million award, to develop new knowledge about community and cross-sector partnership working in research & development (R&D).
£1 million funding award supports leading new medical research at Northumbria University
Two renowned biomedical researchers have been awarded £1 million to undertake world-leading research into diseases such as prostate cancer and mitochondrial disease at Northumbria University.
EXPERT COMMENT: How reading ‘dark academia’ novels can help new students feel more at home at university
Caron Gentry, Professor Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences at Northumbria University, discusses the postive impact that 'dark academia' can have on new university students.
New research brings greater understanding of Asian winter monsoon
Scientists have discovered a new technique which will shed light on the phenomena of winter monsoons – the heavy autumn and winter rainfalls which can cause floods and landslides across southeast Asia.
Visit Northumbria’s first Postgraduate Design Degree Exhibition
Collections of work created by recent graduates from Northumbria School of Design are being prepared for display during the first exhibition of work by those who have studied Masters and PhD programmes.
Major £2m expansion of nursing test centre will bring thousands more nurses to the frontline faster
A national nurse testing centre at Northumbria University has doubled in size to help to speed up the process of bringing more nurses to the NHS frontline. A major £2 million project to expand the centre has increased capacity to run 22,000 exams per year and has also led to the creation of more than 50 additional jobs.
EXPERT COMMENT: Fashion industry’s environmental impact is largely unknown – here’s why
Dr Alana James, Assistant Professor in Fashion at Northumbria University, discusses the environmental uncertainty facing the fashion industry.
Northumbria University rises in the rankings again
Northumbria University is continuing to climb the national league tables, with an eight-place rise in the latest Guardian University Guide to rank 38th* in the UK.
Funding boost from Turing Scheme unlocks global adventures for Northumbria students
Hundreds of Northumbria University students will work or study overseas this year thanks to a generous funding boost from the Turing Scheme.