Subjects: Innovations, inventions
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.
Online tool keeps families connected during lockdown
Social isolation and loneliness have affected many people during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those with limited access to digital technology.
Ethical hackers help boost businesses’ digital resilience
Computing students from Northumbria University will be testing just how well-prepared local businesses are for potential cyber-attacks by attempting to hack into their IT systems.
Cracking the code this summer
Software developed by academics at Northumbria University and the University of Edinburgh has been chosen by Google to take part in its prestigious Summer of Code mentor scheme.
Smart sensors could transform how buildings are designed and lived in
Mould, mildew and damp cause misery for thousands of people in homes across the UK, and cost housing associations, landlords and homeowners millions of pounds a year in repairs.