Topics: Economy, Finance
EXPERT COMMENT: Four reforms to stop English councils from going bankrupt
In this article originally written for The Conversation, Kevin Muldoon-Smith, Associate Professor in Strategic Public Sector Finance and Urban Adaptation at Northumbria University, and Mark Sandford, Honorary Professor of Local Government at the University of Bristol, discuss four reforms to stop English councils from going bankrupt.
Northumbria University announces £50m space skills, research and development centre set to transform the UK space industry
Investments from Lockheed Martin, the UK Space Agency and Northumbria University forge pathway for NESST’s global prominence.
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.
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.
Groundbreaking research finds Basic Income scheme could save NHS tens of billions of pounds
New research funded by the National Institute for Health and Social Care Research (NIHR) and led by Northumbria University has found that a Basic Income scheme could potentially save the NHS tens of billions of pounds.
Read the latest issue of Northumbria University News: Summer 2023 edition
Packed with the latest news, achievements, features and interviews, the newspaper is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University.
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.
Northumbria hosts Place Leadership in Europe seminar
Northumbria University academics are partnering with UK and international colleagues from across Europe in the first of a series of seminars to debate Place Leadership in Europe.
Hosted with the University of Birmingham and the Regional Studies Association, a global community for regional and urban research, development and policy, the seminar is being held at Northumbria’s Newcastle Busin
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.
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.
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 Business Clinic graduate boosts North East insurance broker’s online presence
A graduate from Northumbria University has boosted a North East insurance broker’s approach to digital marketing after shining bright during a business consultancy project.
Report reveals how Universal Basic Income could help tackle cost of living crisis
Experts in politics and public health will gather in Newcastle this week to discuss how Universal Basic Income could provide a solution to the UK’s current economic and public health crises.
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Conservation science still rests on how animals can benefit humans
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Helen Kopnina, from Northumbria's Newcastle Business School, Dr Heather Alberro, Nottingham Trent University, and Professor Bron Taylor, University of Florida, discuss the need for a fundamental value shift in conservation if we are to help species thrive.
North East MP works closely with Northumbria academics to challenge investment plans to level up the region
Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School today held an event in collaboration with the Right Honourable Kevan Jones, to discuss the MP for North Durham’s recent report entitled: Government spending in the North East of England since 2010.
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.
Basic income could cut poverty to its lowest level for decades
New research involving experts from Northumbria University proposes a new universal basic income model which could cut poverty by more than half at no net cost, reducing it to its lowest level for 60 years.
Geography Professor appointed as special adviser to Select Committee
One of the UK’s leading experts on nature and sustainable land use has been appointed as the sole special adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee investigating land use in England. Professor Alister Scott of Northumbria University will provide the Select Committee with specialist advice over the structure and content of the inquiry, which is due to report at the end of this year.