Reputation for research excellence reinforced with four Fellowship awards
Northumbria University’s growing profile for excellence in research has been recognised once again, with the awarding of four prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships.
Fuse named in 25 million funded School for Public Health Research refresh
Academics at Northumbria University will continue to be part of a prestigious collaboration bringing together England’s leading public health research expertise.
Design meets artificial intelligence to create new visual search engine
Novel methods of searching the nation’s gallery, library and museum collections could soon be revolutionised by a visual search platform designed in collaboration with Northumbria University.
Elite basketball players celebrate graduating with Northumbria
Top basketball players from across Europe have celebrated graduating on a range of leadership and management courses delivered by Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School.
The 47 players were taking part in FIBA Europe’s TIME OUT 2.0 education programme – an initiative to help professional basketball players build careers when they retire from the sport. FIBA Europe, the European off
Northumbria University signs up to sustainable fashion pledge
Academics from Northumbria University have demonstrated their commitment to making the fashion and textile industries more sustainable after signing up to the Textiles 2030 voluntary agreement.
Famous faces prepare to take to the stage to bring a research-based performance to life
Award-winning North-East actors have joined forces with academics to showcase stories of true Geordie grit – and the dialect used by the generation behind tales from post-war Tyneside.
Northumbria engineering graduate named as one of the top 50 women in the industry
Engineering may be a sector where women remain under-represented, but a Northumbria University graduate has been named in a list of the top 50 trailblazing females driving change and making an impact.
Exhibition of lecturer’s woodwork will help visitors reimagine Roman life along Hadrian’s Wall
Philip Luscombe, who teaches on the 3D Design course within the Northumbria School of Design, was inspired by displays of altars, coins, pottery and jewellery unearthed from Coventina’s Well during a visit to Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland.
Design of the times: research reveals how the arts can offer vital new approaches to cities’ emergency preparedness and resilience planning
A new report demonstrates ways in which arts practice and performance research methods can provide vital new approaches to city pandemic planning, both in the context of Covid-19 and for future crises.
Northumbria’s sporting stars claim seven medals at Tokyo Games
Students – past and present – from Northumbria University have Taken on Tokyo in inimitable style, bringing home seven medals for their respective countries at this year’s Paralympic Games.
New Pro Vice-Chancellor for Business and Law joins an elite group of scholars
Northumbria University’s newly appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor for the faculty of Business and Law, Professor Robert MacIntosh, has just become a Fellow of the highly prestigious British Academy of Management (BAM).
Professor MacIntosh, who took up his role at Northumbria in September 2021, becomes one of only 92 Fellows of BAM. The aim of BAM is to promote the highest calibre of UK research in
Significant support for small business leaders
SMEs in the North East are being urged to sign up to a new 12-week management course, providing critical skills and networks to help them innovate, grow and thrive beyond Covid-19.
Help to Grow: Management is a practical training programme for senior leaders in small and medium-sized businesses. Rolled out nationally by the UK’s leading business schools, and in partnership with Government and t
Northumbria entrepreneur speaks the language of success
Northumbria University graduate builds award-winning translation company, from just £500.
Outstanding service of Northumbria Professor recognised with international award
The European Council for Computing in Construction (EC3) has bestowed a prestigious honour on Northumbria University’s Professor Mohamad Kassem.
Northumbria academics support teenagers to take the lead in wellbeing research
Empowering young people to help shape the future of health and wellbeing services by equipping them with their own research skills, is the focus of a project supported by Northumbria University academics.
Football without the fans: new study reveals effect of empty stadiums during pandemic
As the new Premier League season kicks off with crowds of fans cheering on their teams, new research has revealed the hugely negative effect of playing professional football games in empty stadiums last season, with home advantage almost halved.
Northumberland National Park and Northumbria University collaboration enables users to step back in time using enhanced technology
A collaboration between Northumberland National Park Authority and Northumbria University has seen the creation of ARcheoBox; a new walk-up-and-use interactive experience which uses augmented reality (AR) to allow the public to get hands on with 3D models of valuable historic artefacts.
EXPERT COMMENT: Paying with a palm print? We're victims of our own psychology in making privacy decisions
With reports that Amazon is offering customers credit in exchange for using their handprints to pay at Amazon's stores, what are the impacts of using our biometric data for everyday purchases? Professor Pam Briggs, Research Chair in Applied Psychology at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation, outlining the complex issues involved in giving up your biometric data to another party.
Olympics: why not all new sports will return at Paris 2024 – but breakdancing will make its debut
Following the appearance of several new sports at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Senior Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University, Dr Mikhail Batuev, provides expert commentary on how the most recent additions fared.