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Unlocking desalination with solar energy

Unlocking desalination with solar energy

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2020 13:39 GMT

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.

EXPERT COMMENT: How our phones disconnect us when we’re together

EXPERT COMMENT: How our phones disconnect us when we’re together

Press releases   •   Feb 11, 2020 14:15 GMT

Dr Genavee Brown, Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, explores how mobile phones are impacting the connection between people when they are together.​

The Sun as we've never seen it before: clearest and most detailed images yet of the Sun revealed

The Sun as we've never seen it before: clearest and most detailed images yet of the Sun revealed

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2020 09:00 GMT

The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.

Molecule modification could improve reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel

Molecule modification could improve reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT

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'.

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Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

News   •   Jul 03, 2019 16:25 BST

Named after a Celtic goddess of the Sun, SULIS is a UK-led solar science mission, designed to answer fundamental questions about the physics of solar storms.

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 International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:20 GMT

We would like to invite you to participate in the International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (SEEME), which is organised by researchers from Northumbria University in partnership with Theorem Conferences and Events.

Jul 26Jul 28

Northumbria University City Campus East Business and Law Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

Public Lecture Series: Professor Becky Strachan

Public Lecture Series: Professor Becky Strachan

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:15 GMT

Professor Becky Strachan, Professor of Digital Technology and Education and the Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Engagement, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Northumbria University Let's Educate, Learn and Flourish: How can we open doors, light fires and race with machines? Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Apr 05, 18:0019:30 BST

Northumbria University Presentation Hall, Design Building City Campus East 2 Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

Public Lecture Series: Professor Tony Webster

Public Lecture Series: Professor Tony Webster

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 16:44 GMT

Professor Tony Webster, Professor in History, Department of Humanities The People’s Colossus? The British Co-operative Wholesale Societies and the World, 1863-1970 Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Jan 05 16:40 GMT

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Professor Becky Strachan, Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor of Northumbria’s Faculty of Engineering and Environment, pictured with Nick Baveystock, ICE Director General.

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Northumbria academic receives £1.2 million to deliver world-class forensic research

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A Lecturer in Forensic Science at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded more than £1 million to develop a world-leading new...

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Celebrated figures to be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

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Three eminent figures from the fields of politics, physics and fashion, will be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University, New...

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Snap evaporation - the way to control how water droplets evaporate on a solid surface

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Researchers from Northumbria University's Smart Materials and Surfaces Lab worked with the Open University to find a way to control how l...

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HBBE Fact Sheet

HBBE Fact Sheet

Documents   •   Jun 24, 2019 12:18 BST