Topics: University, University College
First university hosting of international volunteering conference highlights value of collaboration
Northumbria University has been confirmed as the first academic institution to host the prestigious International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations (IVCO) conference organised annually by the International Forum for Volunteering in Development, known as Forum, in 2024.
Northumbria University announces £50m space skills, research and development centre set to transform the UK space industry
Investments from Lockheed Martin, the UK Space Agency and Northumbria University forge pathway for NESST’s global prominence.
Researcher’s knowledge called upon for new Netflix series, Life on Our Planet
Insights from an expert in past climates at Northumbria University have been used to help inform the science and technology behind a much-anticipated new Netflix series which promises to bring the Earth’s oldest creatures back to life.
Northumbria welcomes Secretary of State for Education
The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Gillian Keegan, visited Northumbria University, Newcastle, to discuss unlocking opportunities for young people in the region and to hear about ground-breaking research in areas of global significance.
EXPERT COMMENT: How reading ‘dark academia’ novels can help new students feel more at home at university
Caron Gentry, Professor Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences at Northumbria University, discusses the postive impact that 'dark academia' can have on new university students.
Northumbria University rises in the rankings again
Northumbria University is continuing to climb the national league tables, with an eight-place rise in the latest Guardian University Guide to rank 38th* in the UK.
Northumbria University issues advice to students ahead of A-level results day
As A-level results day approaches on Thursday 17 August, Northumbria University is urging students not to worry and to consider going through Clearing if their results are not what they were expecting, or they’ve changed their mind about what or where to study.
Success for Northumbria students and graduates in international design awards
Two graduates, Jai Mistry and Helen Wat, topped their respective categories in the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Student Design Awards, an international scheme that recognises and rewards budding designers who propose creative solutions for tackling key social, environmental and economic issues.
Northumbria launches redesigned entrepreneurship programme after a decade of producing young entrepreneurs
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has relaunched its entrepreneurship programme following 10 years of excellence and experience in the field of enterprise.
The newly-designed programme follows a decade of supporting hundreds of students in setting up their own businesses. In the past 10 years Northumbria's Newcastle Business School has supported almost 200 students through its entrepreneurial
Clear-out collaboration keeps Newcastle clean
Students in Newcastle have helped divert tonnes of waste from landfill and raised thousands of pounds for charity as part of a city-wide campaign.
Traditional male gender roles still dominate in entertainment industry
The characters that actors portray in films, television and on stage conform too closely with traditional gender roles – according to new research by academics at Northumbria and Durham universities.
Northumbria technician wins acclaimed Papin Prize
An inspirational technician from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has achieved national recognition for her contribution to teaching.
Applied Sciences senior technician Karen Haggerty was one of the winners at this year’s prestigious Papin Prizes, which recognise excellence in academia at the only national event dedicated to celebrating the success and achievements of technical staff. Among
Northumbria University Visiting Professor secures Women in Engineering Award
A Visiting Professor from Northumbria University’s Faculty of Engineering and Environment has been recognised as a pioneering female role model in the engineering industry.
Northumbria graphic design student wins national recognition
A talented graphic design student has won a national award for creating an eye-catching poster that portrays a strong message on workplace safety.
Associate Professor leads new international analysis of local government finance
The Local Democracy Research Centre has commissioned experts at Northumbria University, led by Dr Kevin Muldoon-Smith, to look at how local government is funded in different countries around the world.
Funding for particle research could speed up disease diagnosis
A Northumbria university academic has been awarded almost half a million pounds to develop a new process for sorting micro-nano particles which could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Boost for North East data science training centre
The North East’s specialist data intensive science training centre has reached a major milestone following an event bringing together the next generation of data scientists and employers from across the UK.
MASER technology scientist awarded funding for new research
A scientist from Northumbria University has been awarded almost half a million pounds to develop a new technology which could transform deep-space communication, radio astronomy, medical imaging and airport security scanning.
Digital environment to support student wellbeing secures NHS funding
An academic team from Northumbria University has obtained a grant of £40,000 to establish a pioneering immersive wellbeing environment for students – an initiative with potential for nationwide roll-out.