Breathing new life into disease diagnosis
New research shows 100 per cent effectiveness of an innovative breath sampling device developed by Northumbria University medtech spinout, PulmoBioMed, that could revolutionise diagnosis of a range of diseases, including COVID-19.
Registration is now open for the Design for Planet Festival at Northumbria
Biologist and wildlife film maker, Patrick Ayree, who worked for the BBC’s Natural History Unit alongside Sir David Attenborough, will host the Design Council’s Design for Planet Festival, due to take place at Northumbria University in November.
Student research honouring Chernobyl self-settlers attracts award nomination
A talented PhD student whose research aims to understand and document the traditional skills and values of an aging community of people living in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, has been named as a finalist in the 2022 North East Culture Awards.
Technology and traditional craft combine to highlight women’s safety
An intercontinental project by a Northumbria University researcher is using traditional crafting techniques and the latest technology to explore the international issue of women’s safety.
Young scientist selected by world forum to promote marine research
Due to the quality of his research around the impact of human activities on marine animals, a Northumbria University environmental scientist has been selected as a member of the Global Young Academy (GYA).
New technology can help combat climate crisis
Scientists have created a novel technology that can help to tackle climate change and address the global energy crisis.
Northumbria Professor gives keynote academic address at Basic Income North conference
An interim research report by the royal society for arts, manufactures and commerce (RSA), examining the public health case for Universal Basic Income and endorsed by the First Minister for Wales, has been officially launched at the Basic Income North conference by Professor Matthew Johnson.
Researchers awarded funding to highlight community involvement in sustainable practices
Northumbria University academics have won a British Academy grant to conduct research that highlights the importance of communities in helping to shape a more sustainable future.
Study reveals evidence of historic climate change leading to conflict in Yucatan, Mexico
Scientists have discovered that a lengthy drought led to the collapse and abandonment of the prehistoric Mexican city of Mayapan, demonstrating evidence of a connection between climate change and civil unrest among the ancient Maya.
Lockheed Martin and Northumbria University join forces to support the development of space skills, research and technology
£630,000 investment to enhance science, technology, research and skills in the North East of England
Funding boost to better connect research to North East communities
A new partnership between Newcastle’s two universities and four of the region’s public bodies has received significant funding to maximise opportunities for connecting academic research to the needs of local communities.