Topics: Working Environment
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Offices: how bad will the property crunch be?
In an article written for The Conversation, Associate Professor for Northumbria University’s Built Environment, Kevin Muldoon-Smith, discusses the decline in office space usage and how this will affect future ways of working.
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.
Northumbria University launches Social Mobility Impact Report
Northumbria University has launched a new report that sets out its social impact and identifies where it is spreading opportunity to those who need it most.
Online diary helps NHS and care staff monitor changes in wellbeing and get support
A new online diary has been developed to help health and care staff monitor changes in their wellbeing during the pandemic and signposts where individuals can access help when it is needed.
EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools and gyms. Dr Tara Hipwood, lecturer in architecture at Northumbria University, suggests that changes in commuting or work habits will prompt a fundamental shift in what people perceive as priority features in the home, with outdoor space and a home office high up the list.