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EXPERT COMMENT: NFTs: why digital art has such a massive carbon footprint

EXPERT COMMENT: NFTs: why digital art has such a massive carbon footprint

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2021 12:04 BST

In an article written for The Conversation, Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, Newcastle discusses non-fungible tokens and digital art.

Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2021 14:24 BST

Researchers have confirmed for the first time that Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica could cross tipping points, leading to a rapid and irreversible retreat which would have significant consequences for global sea level.

Investigating protein dynamics: research breakthrough could result in new cancer treatments

Investigating protein dynamics: research breakthrough could result in new cancer treatments

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2021 10:33 GMT

Researchers from Northumbria University in Newcastle, and Bogazici University in Turkey, have discovered a new way of examining the structure and dynamics of single protein molecules within the human body – which could help scientists better understand the progression and possible treatment of diseases such as cancer.

Mapping Covid-19 – one year on

Mapping Covid-19 – one year on

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2021 08:00 GMT

Over the last year, academics from Northumbria University have been working with partners in the Covid-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves.

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Global magnetic field of the solar corona measured for the first time

Global magnetic field of the solar corona measured for the first time

News   •   Aug 07, 2020 08:39 BST

An international team of solar physicists, including academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the outer most layer of the Sun’s atmosphere, the solar corona, for the first time.

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

News   •   Jul 03, 2019 16:25 BST

Named after a Celtic goddess of the Sun, SULIS is a UK-led solar science mission, designed to answer fundamental questions about the physics of solar storms.

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

News   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:37 BST

Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.

Shakespeare Club takes to the road

Shakespeare Club takes to the road

News   •   Apr 23, 2019 13:08 BST

Iconic buildings and locations across the North East will play host to a series of discussions exploring some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

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WOON Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize

Events   •   Jul 24, 2015 00:00 BST

BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39 will present for the first time the annual Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize, a vibrant show by talented graduating artists from across the country. This unique and highly prestigious award, presented in partnership with Northumbria University, has been made possible by the university’s alumnus and keen art collector Mr Wee Teng Woon. The Woon F...

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Threats to Openness in the Digital World

Events   •   Jul 27, 2015 00:00 BST

This conference will consider and debate the issues surrounding the growing threats to citizens’ rights to access public archives in the digital world, a world which has made access to and review of records a more complex and challenging issue. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to listen to and actively engage in a critical discussion with leading UK and international figures exp...

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Webb Ellis Cup Tour

Events   •   Jul 27, 2015 00:00 BST

Northumbria University is delighted to host the Webb Ellis Cup as part of the international Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour The tour has seen the Webb Ellis Cup showcased to audiences around the world as part of the build-up to Rugby World Cup 2015. On 10 June Prince Harry along with Rugby World Cup winners Jonny Wilkinson and Will Greenwood launched the UK and Ireland Trophy Tour with 100 days...

Aug 02, 11:0013:00 BST

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Sunday Study Day: An Entertainment in Four Scenes

Events   •   Jul 27, 2015 00:00 BST

Not an interior fantasy world but not quite a real one either – how can the atmosphere of the theatre, circus and ballet be conveyed to the viewer of a static art-work? A wide range of images and artists will be discussed, grouped around four particular case-studies. These have been selected to focus attention on the differing approaches and techniques whereby artists have attempted to translat...

Aug 02, 11:0015:00 BST

University Gallery and Baring Wing

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Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

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Almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into European marine environments eve...

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Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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Dr Paul Mann speaking about the CACOON research project

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HBBE Fact Sheet

HBBE Fact Sheet

Documents   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:18 BST

Tyneside’s most notable landmark, the Tyne Bridge, celebrates its 90th birthday this week (Wednesday, 10 October). To mark the occasion, more than 90 female civil engineers from across the UK will gather at Sage Gateshead to honour the woman who was active in the iconic bridge’s construction. Full details are in the attached document.

Northumbria University Newspaper Issue 15

Northumbria University Newspaper Issue 15

Documents   •   Apr 06, 2018 11:41 BST

Northumbria University News Issue 13

Northumbria University News Issue 13

Documents   •   Mar 16, 2018 11:38 GMT

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