Subjects: Energy issues
State-of-the-art heating project supports sustainability goals
EQUANS, the new name for global energy firm ENGIE’s services and regeneration-led business, has supported Northumbria University in further reducing its carbon footprint thanks to the installation of a £1.7 million high-tech heating system.
New research harnesses the power of movement
Harvesting energy from the day-to-day movements of the human body and turning it into useful electrical energy, is the focus of a new piece of research involving a Northumbria University Professor.
Northumbria rated as top university in the North East for sustainability
Northumbria University has been rated as ‘first class’ for sustainability and is the highest ranked university in the North East in the latest People & Planet University league table.
Northumbria University becomes UK’s first home of world-leading spectrometer
Academics in search of solutions to creating more energy efficient phones and television screens now have high-performance machinery at their fingertips, after Northumbria University has invested in a suite of new state-of-the-art equipment to push its leading-edge research forward.
Northumbria University renewable energy expert to head up international event
Professor Nicola Pearsall, Emerita Professor of Renewable Energy at Northumbria University and a world-leading expert on photovoltaics, has been announced as the general chair for this year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC).
Northumbria partners in €4.8m EU housing energy efficiency project
Northumbria University has been chosen to participate in a €4.8 million project to tackle the issue of renovating residential buildings in Europe to make them more energy efficient.
Molecule modification could improve reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.
Smarter electric vehicles for cleaner greener cities
With concerns about climate change and urban air pollution high on the agenda for cities around the world, most are now actively looking at ways to reduce their carbon emissions.
EXPERT COMMENT: Climate change: real estate worth billions could become obsolete – unless owners act now
Kevin Muldoon-Smith, Lecturer in Real Estate Economics and Property Development, and Paul Michael Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration, both at Northumbria University, discuss real estate in relation to climate change.
Northumbria and Newcastle to train next generation of global change scientists
A new multimillion pound centre to train scientists to transform our understanding of planet Earth has been announced between Northumbria University and Newcastle University.
Northumbria to help drive £2.25 million investment in energy research
Northumbria is one of three North East universities who will form a new research centre to improve energy technology at the atomic level.