Subjects: Technology, general
New research harnesses the power of movement
Harvesting energy from the day-to-day movements of the human body and turning it into useful electrical energy, is the focus of a new piece of research involving a Northumbria University Professor.
Design meets artificial intelligence to create new visual search engine
Novel methods of searching the nation’s gallery, library and museum collections could soon be revolutionised by a visual search platform designed in collaboration with Northumbria University.
Outstanding service of Northumbria Professor recognised with international award
The European Council for Computing in Construction (EC3) has bestowed a prestigious honour on Northumbria University’s Professor Mohamad Kassem.
Northumbria University launches new Skills Bootcamps to connect people into employment in construction
The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a collaborative national consortium of industry, educators and outreach providers that are working together to respond to the UK’s digital skills gap through the delivery of employer-led digital skills education.
New funding for research into remote healthcare for eating disorders during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond
Northumbria University health and cyber psychologist Dr Dawn Branley-Bell has been awarded a Medical Research Foundation Fellowship – one of four projects supported by £1.1 million of new funding to tackle eating disorders and self-harm.
New technology could see solar panels integrated into windows and cladding
A team of researchers, including renewable energy experts from Northumbria University, has received significant funding to revolutionise the fabrication and application of photovoltaic devices used to produce solar energy.
New app boosts support for armed forces community
As the country gears up to commemorate VE Day, academics at Northumbria University are delighted to have played a vital role in the development of a new smartphone app which helps UK military veterans find support services they need; whether that’s health services, jobs or housing.
The Sun as we've never seen it before: clearest and most detailed images yet of the Sun revealed
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.
Exploring the ethics of emotional artificial intelligence
The ethical implications of machines being able to read human emotions will be explored in a ground-breaking new research project, involving Northumbria University criminologist Dr Diana Miranda.
Northumbria Professor wins prestigious Newton China Prize
A project which uses smart devices and big data to improve the lives of elderly people in parts of China has been named the winner of the prestigious £200,000 Newton China Prize 2019.
£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets
Academics from Northumbria University are to continue their ground-breaking research into the behaviour of liquids, leading a new project to investigate how to control the way liquids form into droplets.
Northumbria automotive designs set to electrify NE1 Newcastle Motor Show audience
Visitors to this year’s NE1 Newcastle Motor Show on the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August will be given a glimpse into the future of automotive technology as Northumbria University unveils an electric racing car built by its students.
Northumbria Professor leads design debate
Northumbria University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and Enterprise) Professor Steven Kyffin has been invited to give the opening talk at TEDx Eindhoven, a prestigious technology and design conference in The Netherlands.
Creative trio join Northumbria for Fuse project
Northumbria University has appointed three creative researchers as part of its role in a £4m project designed to develop and share talent within the region’s creative, digital and IT sector.