Fashion industry’s hidden environmental timebomb revealed
The devastating environmental impact of plastic clothing hangers has been revealed for the first time – with calls for the fashion industry to urgently address the issue.
EXPERT COMMENT: Climate change: real estate worth billions could become obsolete – unless owners act now
Kevin Muldoon-Smith, Lecturer in Real Estate Economics and Property Development, and Paul Michael Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration, both at Northumbria University, discuss real estate in relation to climate change.
New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities
The North East’s reputation for renewable energy research has received a major boost, with confirmation that the UK’s next generation of doctoral researchers in this field will train in the region.
Northumbria lecturer and former student set sail to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the Indian Ocean
A design expert from Northumbria University, Newcastle raising awareness of the impact single use plastic is having on the world’s oceans by helping to create a boat made entirely from rubbish collected from African beaches – including 30,000 flipflops.
Syrian student shares his experiences
A promising student who was displaced from Syria has spoken of his experiences studying at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Northumbria students return from UK disaster research conference
Students from Northumbria’s Disaster and Development society recently attended the first UK Alliance for Disaster Research (UKADR) conference at Kings College, London.