Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 16:08 GMT
A vital role that floating Antarctic ice shelves play in preventing catastrophic sea level rises has been proven for the first time in a new study, published in the scientific journal Nature.
Press releases • Feb 17, 2020 15:21 GMT
A tropical rainfall belt providing critical summer rains to billions of people is at risk of shrinking due to future climate warming, according to new research.
Press releases • Feb 04, 2020 12:42 GMT
Computing students from Northumbria University will be testing just how well-prepared local businesses are for potential cyber-attacks by attempting to hack into their IT systems.
Press releases • Jan 30, 2020 09:00 GMT
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.
Press releases • Jan 23, 2020 15:39 GMT
Social Computing experts from Northumbria University are part of a three-year EU-funded project which brings together an inter- and multidisciplinary consortium of 25 partners from twelve European and three non-European countries.
Press releases • Jan 09, 2020 13:03 GMT
New research published in Nature provides evidence from Siberian caves on the essential role that summer sea ice in the Arctic Ocean plays in stabilising permafrost and its large store of carbon.
Press releases • Dec 03, 2019 10:35 GMT
Northumbria University has become an academic partner of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the UK’s leading civil engineering professional body.
First evidence that Antarctica's thinning ice shelves are causing more ice to move from the land into the sea
Press releases • Dec 02, 2019 08:00 GMT
Researchers have produced the first physics-based quantifiable evidence that thinning ice shelves in Antarctica are causing more ice to flow from the land into the ocean. Their findings have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.
Press releases • Nov 26, 2019 09:58 GMT
The mystery of who painted a centuries-old artwork, and when, is closer to being revealed thanks to the work of art conservation and forensic science experts from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Press releases • Nov 15, 2019 13:03 GMT
A partnership between universities in the UK and Ukraine, which aims to support the young entrepreneurs of the future, has won funding through a prestigious British Council project.
EXPERT COMMENT - Antarctica’s first zero emission research station shows that sustainable living is possible anywhere
Press releases • Nov 13, 2019 11:37 GMT
In this recent article written for The Conversation, Dr Kate Winter, a Research Fellow of Antarctic Science at Northumbria University, shares her experience of living in a zero-emissions base in Antarctica to highlight how life with no carbon emissions could be possible.
Press releases • Nov 08, 2019 11:22 GMT
Zabih Ghassemlooy, Professor of Optical Communications at Northumbria University, has been elected a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) for his service in the advancement of optics in photonics.
Press releases • Nov 07, 2019 12:48 GMT
With concerns about climate change and urban air pollution high on the agenda for cities around the world, most are now actively looking at ways to reduce their carbon emissions.
Press releases • Oct 28, 2019 13:22 GMT
A project linking cities from around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’ has led to a dream work placement for a Northumbria University student.
£4m study to investigate if climate change will drive the Antarctic Ice Sheet towards a tipping point
Press releases • Oct 21, 2019 11:52 BST
A major £4 million EU-funded study to investigate how changes in Antarctica’s ice sheets and shelves may lead to a large and irreversible rise in global sea level over the coming decades is about to begin. Experts from the UK, Norway, Germany and France will work together to investigate the likelihood of abrupt changes in the movement of ice in the Antarctic region over the next 100 years.
Press releases • Oct 14, 2019 14:03 BST
The ways that homes are designed and built in the future could be completely transformed, thanks to a new agreement between Northumbria University and the renowned architect, TV presenter and campaigner George Clarke. The University will work with Clarke’s charity, the Ministry of Building Innovation and Education (MOBIE), to drive innovation in designing and delivering homes for the future.
Press releases • Sep 12, 2019 09:53 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle continues to improve its standing in global league tables and is now rated among the top universities in the world for research citations.