Professor chosen as one of 10 new Senior Fellows joining UK in a Changing Europe
New research focusing on responses to the displacement of people since the beginning of the 2022 invasion of Ukraine will be the focus of a prestigious fellowship awarded to a Northumbria University academic.
Professor of Energy Innovation elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics
Professor Neil Beattie, a physicist at Northumbria University, has been appointed as a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP), an accolade that signifies the highest level of membership attainable within the institute.
Northumbria student architects celebrate success at RIBA awards
The North East branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) named Evelina Somoglou and Laura McClorey as the winners of this year’s Student Awards following a rigorous process judged by representatives from international firm Ryder Architecture and independent practice ALT Studios.
Student research honouring Chernobyl self-settlers attracts award nomination
A talented PhD student whose research aims to understand and document the traditional skills and values of an aging community of people living in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, has been named as a finalist in the 2022 North East Culture Awards.
City’s universities among UK best
Both universities in Newcastle nominated for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.
Northumbria shortlisted for best university in the UK
Northumbria University, Newcastle has been nominated for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2022. These national awards recognise exceptional performance as well as bold, imaginative and innovative initiatives that have advanced a Higher Education institution’s reputation during the academic year 2020/21.
Visiting professor shortlisted for prestigious Turner Prize
A visiting professor at Northumbria University is among the artists nominated for this year’s Turner Prize, an annual award that marks Britain’s most outstanding contributions to the arts.
Northumbria students triumph in national marketing competition for leading whisky maker
Students from Northumbria University have come out on top in a national competition to find the cream of the country’s marketing talent.
Northumbria student named one of the UK’s top 30 young engineers
A student of Northumbria University has been named one of the country’s top young engineering talents. Arturas ‘Arthur’ Matusevicius, who is studying on the University’s MSc in Electrical Power Engineering programme, is among only 30 winners of a 2022 BrightSparks Award.
Two Northumbria students highly commended in prestigious design awards
Students from Northumbria University have been hailed for their visionary work to highlight issues such as health inequalities and the sustainable re-use of steel in the world’s longest running awards scheme for design.
Four Northumbria students scoop awards at Graduate Fashion Week
With 26 talented Fashion students from Northumbria University making it on to the shortlist for awards, there were high hopes for success at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week.
International design expert honoured by Northumbria University
One of the world’s most influential designers, Tim Brown CBE, has received the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Students enjoy shortlist success as Graduate Fashion Week gets under way
Final year students from Northumbria University's three undergraduate Fashion programmes have impressed the judges at this year’s Graduate Fashion Foundation Awards, with 26 students shortlisted across 16 different categories.
International recognition for Fine Art student
A talented Northumbria University student, known for her large-scale vibrant oil paintings, has been presented with the Student Artist of the Year award by the Fine Art Trade Guild.
Academic wins international award for work on ecological sustainability
A researcher at Northumbria University is part of a group of academics to win a prestigious international award for their work on sustainable science.
Woon Art Prize winner launches solo exhibition
The winner of a prestigious art prize has launched an exhibition at Northumbria University.
Northumbria’s Autumn 2021 Newspaper is out now!
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University – with the latest edition available to read online now.
Design show backed by Gucci highlights emerging talent
Seven graduates from Northumbria University have made the shortlist of an international design competition supported by Gucci.
The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 is an online showcase which gives emerging creatives the chance to get feedback on their work from a panel of industry experts from the world of art and design.
The show was first launched last year after the Covid-19 pandemic le
Students return to celebrate their graduation at Northumbria University, Newcastle
Thousands of students had the opportunity to formally celebrate the culmination of their studies, as Northumbria University returned to holding in-person graduation ceremonies following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions by the Government.