Subjects: Industry, manufacturing
Brewing success: research reveals pandemic key learnings for future growth in craft beer industry
New research led by Northumbria University investigates the impact the pandemic had on UK breweries and reveals location and innovation as key factors shaping strategies for resilience and future growth in the craft beer sector.
Different routes but the same success for graduate twins
Twin sisters who graduated from Northumbria University last year have both kick-started their careers with the same high-profile company – and in the same department.
Imogen and Eliza Hick gained a Bachelor and a Master’s degree respectively from Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School in 2022. And now the 23-year-olds from Sheffield have secured high quality graduate roles in the Human Resourc
Global construction consultancy innovator honoured by Northumbria University
Chair of the International Centre for Connected Construction and former Chief Operating Officer of Turner & Townsend, Tom Harrison, has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Better road safety is a step closer after professor joins Pan-European alliance
A renowned researcher at Northumbria University who is working on a €4m project to make our roads safer has been invited to become part of an important alliance aiming to futureproof industry.
Northumbria corporate manslaughter expert invited to South Korea for international seminar on reducing workplace fatalities
Northumbria University’s Associate Professor Victoria Roper was invited to South Korea this month to speak at an international seminar on reducing occupational fatalities.
The Associate Professor, from Northumbria Law School, was invited by the Korea Occupational Safety & Heath Agency (KOSHA) which was running the international seminar in Seoul as part of its 55thannual Safety Week. Victor
Two Northumbria students highly commended in prestigious design awards
Students from Northumbria University have been hailed for their visionary work to highlight issues such as health inequalities and the sustainable re-use of steel in the world’s longest running awards scheme for design.
Partnership opens door to ideas and knowledge exchange for North East manufacturing
Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School has entered into a strategic partnership with the Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF).
A community of industry experts, the AMF brings together the North-East of England manufacturing and engineering sector to engage with members and partners within the wider business community. A key remit of the AMF is to exchange ideas and knowledge to gener
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.
Ethical business partnership extended
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has extended a partnership agreement with the North East Initiative on Business Ethics (NIBE).
The move follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two organisations in 2018, formalising their collaboration on initiatives to promote the moral and commercial benefits of ethical and responsible business practice. Extending the partnership reinforce
Thousands of tonnes of air pollution could be reduced by changing the way we dry our laundry
Tumble drying a load of laundry releases almost the same amount of potentially harmful microfibres into the air as those released down the drain during machine washing of the same load, finds new research from Northumbria University and Procter & Gamble.
EXPERT COMMENT: Boeing: why the Ukraine crisis could help it become the world’s number one aircraft maker again
In an article originally written for the Conversation, Joseph Mellors, Associate Lecturer in Management at Northumbria University, discusses the challenges Boeing have faced over recent years and how it could prosper amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis.
KTP between Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University builds new commercial opportunities
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with partners Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University has been awarded the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK’s independent assessors.
‘Once in a lifetime’ placement linked the North East with the Far East
An engineering graduate from Northumbria University has shared his experience of completing a dream international work placement in collaboration with a network linking cities around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’.
Designing homes that are fit for the future
A team of Northumbria University academics has been awarded funding to design and develop a purpose-built home office within a prototype home, that will allow people to age in place and work effectively from home.
Scholarships and work experience for aspiring engineering graduates
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has announced a new scholarship programme funded by leading engineering consultancy Rolton Group to support women from minority ethnic backgrounds interested in studying engineering.
The Rolton Group Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships will start in September 2022. Worth £6,000 each, the scholarships will be awarded to academically gifted Black, Asian and M
Global streetwear retailer provides real-world experience
A brand collaboration which has supported talented fashion students towards successfully securing jobs in the industry has been launched for the third year running at Northumbria University.
New Director appointed for Amsterdam campus
Northumbria University has appointed Professor Christine De Lille as Director of its European campus based at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS).
Professor De Lille joins Northumbria from The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, where she has held the positions of Professor of Innovation Networks and Co-Director of the Centre for Expertise “Mission Zero” – a
UK Space Agency funds further research into new laser-based satellite communications system
The UK Space Agency has awarded almost £650,000 to Northumbria University to continue world-leading work to develop the first commercially available laser-based inter-satellite communications system.
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.
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.