Topics: Industry, manufacturing
Award honours research on gendered experiences in engineering
A Civil Engineering graduate from Northumbria University has won the Rising Star – Contribution to Gender Diversity award at the 2023 Inspiring Women in Construction and Engineering Awards.
Students and graduates shine in national design competition
Northumbria School of Design excelled once again in London at New Designers 2023, which recognises rising stars whose unique work highlights key themes such as sustainability, mental health, diversity and other vital areas of responsible design.
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: How Gdańsk is reclaiming its industrial waterfront
Assistant Professor, Jiayi Jin from Northumbria’s Architecture Department, explains how cities can return their waterfronts to residents following the regeneration in The Baltic port city of Gdańsk, Poland.
World tour for model boat inspiring citizen science against environmental pollution
A model sailing boat which represents a key part of a project working to banish single use plastics has embarked on a global tour that will help its message reach thousands more people and communities across the planet.
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