Northumbria Professor leads development of ‘wonder material’ for real applications
It’s the strongest material on Earth and has the potential to transform the performance and sustainability of everything from the cars we drive to the way we clean our drinking water.
Northumbria University Visiting Professor secures Women in Engineering Award
A Visiting Professor from Northumbria University’s Faculty of Engineering and Environment has been recognised as a pioneering female role model in the engineering industry.
Northumbria secures investment in research facilities from the Wolfson Foundation
An award of £1 million to support the expansion of engineering and surface science research facilities at Northumbria University has been announced today by the Wolfson Foundation.
Sensors built into wearable patches could signal the future
New research involving a Northumbria University Professor has developed a wearable sensor capable of wirelessly transmitting information via acoustic waves through air and water.
Northumbria University contributes to sustainable development in Africa
Researchers at Northumbria University have been instrumental in the creation of a centre for innovation and entrepreneurship in a low-income area of Africa
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 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.
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.
Supporting a diverse future for engineering
Northumbria University’s NUSTEM initiative is supporting global engineering companies, including Airbus, BP and Nissan, to develop the engineering workforce of the future by engaging more effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds.
Unlocking desalination with solar energy
A mechanical engineer from Northumbria University has won a prestigious award after developing an innovative process to turn sea water into clean, safe drinking water, using solar energy.
Building industry links through engineering partnership
Northumbria University has become an academic partner of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the UK’s leading civil engineering professional body.
Gatwick experience for engineering students
Fourteen engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes visit to Gatwick Airport to learn how Britain’s second largest airport operates. The visit was arranged by Stewart Wingate, the Chief Executive Officer of Gatwick, who graduated from Northumbria in 1994 and continues to support his alma mater.
£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets
Academics from Northumbria University are to continue their ground-breaking research into the behaviour of liquids, leading a new project to investigate how to control the way liquids form into droplets.
EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds
Nick Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, looks at how artificial intelligence could use lessons from nature to help drones ride air currents and stay in the air for longer.
Northumbria automotive designs set to electrify NE1 Newcastle Motor Show audience
Visitors to this year’s NE1 Newcastle Motor Show on the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August will be given a glimpse into the future of automotive technology as Northumbria University unveils an electric racing car built by its students.
New way to control the way liquids dry on surfaces could benefit car, computing and printing industries
A new way to control how liquids dry on surfaces which could bring benefits to a range of industries, has been discovered by researchers from Northumbria University and The Open University. The findings of the research team have been published today, Wednesday 11 April, by the journal Nature Communications.
Extra dimension creates stronger, safer concrete
A new type of concrete, which could significantly lower the number of deaths during bomb blasts, earthquakes and other disasters, is being developed by an expert from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Northumbria in pole position following F1 appointment
A former Williams Formula One aerodynamics expert has joined Northumbria University, Newcastle, to lead new research using its recently installed, state-of-the-art wind tunnel facilities.
Academic cements long-standing family ties to city Freemen
A Northumbria academic, who has led ground-breaking research into the development of self-repairing concrete, has been sworn-in as a City of Durham Freeman.