Topics: Business enterprise
Read the latest issue of Northumbria University News: Autumn 2023 edition
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Businesses encouraged to tap into Northumbria’s talent pool of overseas graduates
Recruiting international graduates is not always easy for small businesses - but they can plug crucial skills’ gaps and support the regional economy, according to Northumbria alumni and entrepreneur Mark Renney.
As founder and Managing Director of tech and software company Wubbleyou, Mark has been building his business since 2009. The Newcastle-based company specialises in building scalable so
Underappreciation of LGBT executives creates investment opportunity
A ‘rainbow ceiling’ contributes to LGBT-led companies being undervalued on the stock market, according to new research.
EXPERT COMMENT: We’re talking about AI a lot right now – and it’s not a moment too soon
In an article written for The Conversation, Kimberley Hardcastle, Assistant Professor for Northumbria University’s Marketing department discusses the history of AI technology and explains how the rapid development may lead to bigger issues if handled incorrectly.
Business programme creates next generation of entrepreneurs
Northumbria University students have praised a pioneering enterprise programme for giving them the real-life learning experience and entrepreneurial skills to succeed in business.
Digital environment to support student wellbeing secures NHS funding
An academic team from Northumbria University has obtained a grant of £40,000 to establish a pioneering immersive wellbeing environment for students – an initiative with potential for nationwide roll-out.
All primary school children should receive early careers education
A report prepared by academics at Northumbria University and supported by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) calls for a nationwide approach to providing careers education in primary schools.
Northumbria University and St. George's University expand collaboration to offer new UK study options
Following over 15 years of collaboration, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK and St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies, have announced a renewed commitment aimed at delivering exceptional medical education to students worldwide.
Northumbria students inspire schools and colleges in national eco challenge
Northumbria University students have joined forces with TV architect George Clarke’s MOBIE charity to support a national challenge to find new ways to make homes more energy efficient.
International research reveals insight into post-pandemic digital era
Over 40 experts gathered at a unique research seminar to discuss how industry and academia can collaborate and share knowledge to help businesses and other organisations adapt and succeed in the digital age.
The international research, “Strengthening professional cooperation in the digital era”, generated insightful debate at the seminar at Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School ea
Northumbria appoints leading business figures as Visiting Professors
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has appointed two prominent North East business figures as visiting professors.
Caroline Theobald CBE and Richard Swart are well known both regionally and nationally, for their support for SMEs and in areas such as women in business, responsible and sustainable business, and the manufacturing sector. They also have long-standing relationships with Northumbria
Helping businesses understand the Budget
Northumbria University’s Marketing, Operations and Systems department within the faculty of Business and Law has held a knowledge exchange breakfast event in collaboration with its strategic partners the Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) and Open North Foundation (ONF) to help North East businesses understand the impact of the spring Budget.
Expert speakers from organisations including the Ban
Brewing success: research reveals pandemic key learnings for future growth in craft beer industry
New research led by Northumbria University investigates the impact the pandemic had on UK breweries and reveals location and innovation as key factors shaping strategies for resilience and future growth in the craft beer sector.
Awards are in fashion at Northumbria
Staff and graduates from two of the fashion programmes at Northumbria University are celebrating a trio of awards as part of a vital partnership between education and industry.
Northumbria University scores Knowledge Exchange award
Northumbria University and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have won the ‘Knowledge Exchange Strategic Partnership’ award from PraxisAuril, a world-leading association for Knowledge Exchange practitioners.
Global construction consultancy innovator honoured by Northumbria University
Chair of the International Centre for Connected Construction and former Chief Operating Officer of Turner & Townsend, Tom Harrison, has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Northumbria expertise informs UK space spectrum strategy
Northumbria University expertise in space law is helping to shape the UK Government strategy for managing radio communications used by the space sector. This strategy informs how satellites use the radio frequency spectrum and how Ofcom manage and regulate the spectrum for efficiency.
UK communications industry regulator Ofcom recently announced its Space Spectrum Strategy, aimed at ensuring t
Eco-friendly start-up gains business boost from Northumbria University students
An eco-friendly phone accessory start-up is making waves in the market, with a quarter of a million turnover in just its second year.
Entrepreneur students kick start their year
Business students from Northumbria University have had their fledgling entrepreneurial skills put to the test at a start-up bootcamp.