Associate Professor leads new international analysis of local government finance
The Local Democracy Research Centre has commissioned experts at Northumbria University, led by Dr Kevin Muldoon-Smith, to look at how local government is funded in different countries around the world.
EXPERT COMMENT: How universal basic income’s impact on people’s finances could transform the nation’s health
Under the scheme, two groups – 15 people in Jarrow and another 15 in East Finchley, London, will receive £1,600 a month for two years. This will help show if there is a case for a national basic income, or at least more comprehensive UK trials.
The Power of Five
How the North East’s universities are working together to help drive forward the Levelling Up agenda and grow the region’s economy.
EXPERT COMMENT: Jacinda Ardern resignation has people wondering when to quit – but that’s the wrong way to think about burnout
As Jacinda Ardern leaves office as New Zealand's outgoing prime minister after citing that she no longer had “enough in the tank”, conversations about workplace burnout continue. In an article written for The Conversation, Anthony Montgomery, Professor in Occupational & Organisational Psychology, explains how thinking of burnout as an individual-level responsibility is missing the bigger picture.
Business Clinic hits key milestones
A business support programme has achieved a hat-trick of significant milestones as it extends its services across the region and beyond.
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.
Innovative partnership to develop game-changing manufacturing solutions
A collaborative research project driven by The NBT Group, Northumbria University and Senseye has been awarded over a quarter of a million pounds to evaluate new and emerging 'smart' technologies, helping to digitalise and transform manufacturing supply chains.
EXPERT COMMENT: Up to 40% of UK retail space is not needed – here’s what can be done with it
The UK high street has been badly hit by COVID-19 restrictions - and it is shining a spotlight on the huge amount of retail floorspace that is not needed. Paul Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria University, writes about the challenges facing the sector for The Conversation.
Financial crisis results in new ‘Crunch Lit’ genre
With the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy this week, financial experts and economist around the world have been looking back at the impact the collapse has had and what has changed over the last decade.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump
Scott Ellis, Associate Lecture and PhD Candidate at Northumbria, writes about how the election of Donald Trump has affected the stock markets.