Northumbria University contributes to sustainable development in Africa
Researchers at Northumbria University have been instrumental in the creation of a centre for innovation and entrepreneurship in a low-income area of Africa
Northumbria’s Summer 2022 newspaper is out now
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, the newspaper is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University.
New research highlights young refugees’ voices and experiences
Experts from Northumbria University have revealed findings from a research study which examines the links between volunteer opportunities and the livelihoods of young refugees.
Research fellow receives £1.5m award to study climate change impacts on the Antarctic Ice Sheet
A researcher from Northumbria University has received a prestigious fellowship award worth £1.5 million to study Antarctica’s future contribution to rising global sea level.
New research is first-ever study on "blended volunteering"
Running projects without international volunteers will not help “decolonise development”, according to new collaborative research by international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and Northumbria University.
Present Antarctic deglaciation may be unprecedented in last 5,000 years, study finds
Two major glaciers in West Antarctica may be losing ice faster than they have in at least the last 5,000 years, finds a study involving researchers from Northumbria University.
Academic wins international award for work on ecological sustainability
A researcher at Northumbria University is part of a group of academics to win a prestigious international award for their work on sustainable science.
North East experts chosen to work with Arctic communities on new climate change technology
Northumbria University researchers are part of a unique team working on a new £1m project to better equip Indigenous communities in the Arctic against the disproportionate impacts of climate change.
Northumbria University launches Social Mobility Impact Report
Northumbria University has launched a new report that sets out its social impact and identifies where it is spreading opportunity to those who need it most.
Minister for Science, Research and Innovation opens £2m investment in region’s Engineering and Environment students
Office for Students funding upgrades Northumbria University’s teaching facilities with cutting-edge technologies
Northumbria records biggest rise in research power for second time
Results from the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) show Northumbria University with the biggest rise in research power ranking of any UK university. Its research power ranking rose to 23rd, having previously risen to 50th in 2014 from 80th in 2008, making Northumbria the sector’s largest riser in research power ranking for the second time.