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Business students help put Whitley Bay Young People’s Centre on course for success
Students from Northumbria University have helped a local charity to become financially sustainable after completing a business consultancy project.
North East MP works closely with Northumbria academics to challenge investment plans to level up the region
Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School today held an event in collaboration with the Right Honourable Kevan Jones, to discuss the MP for North Durham’s recent report entitled: Government spending in the North East of England since 2010.
Podcast aimed at supporting SMEs celebrates one-year anniversary at the Baltic
Northumbria University brought together key influencers within North East business, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its ‘Why Small Business Matters’ podcast, by filming a real time episode at the Baltic.
KTP between Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University builds new commercial opportunities
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with partners Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University has been awarded the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK’s independent assessors.
Public trust in using data to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic cannot be assumed, researchers warn
Researchers from the Observatory for Monitoring Data-Driven Approaches to Covid-19 (OMDDAC) have published a final report on a study part-led by academics at Northumbria University to understand public attitudes toward sharing data and personal information to shape the UK’s response to the pandemic.
EXPERT COMMENT: Paying with a palm print? We're victims of our own psychology in making privacy decisions
With reports that Amazon is offering customers credit in exchange for using their handprints to pay at Amazon's stores, what are the impacts of using our biometric data for everyday purchases? Professor Pam Briggs, Research Chair in Applied Psychology at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation, outlining the complex issues involved in giving up your biometric data to another party.
Innovative partnership to develop game-changing manufacturing solutions
A collaborative research project driven by The NBT Group, Northumbria University and Senseye has been awarded over a quarter of a million pounds to evaluate new and emerging 'smart' technologies, helping to digitalise and transform manufacturing supply chains.
Young entrepreneurs in the spotlight at awards
Students and graduates from Northumbria University were among more than 40 new business founders to have their talents showcased during a prestigious online awards event.
Multi-million pound boost for North East company creation
Having launched an impressive 34 businesses to date, North East university collaboration Northern Accelerator has been awarded a further £3.6m from Research England to continue its successful programme, expanding its partnership in the North East and rolling out its flagship support model to universities in the South of England.
Can parkrun be an antidote to pandemic pressures?
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have published a research paper explaining why parkruns are so popular, particularly among those in managerial and professional positions.
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.
Mystery behind Jupiter’s stunning ‘X-ray light shows’ finally explained
The 40-year mystery behind the cause of Jupiter’s spectacular natural light displays has finally been explained thanks to research by a team of international physicists, including Northumbria University’s Professor Jonathan Rae.
SMEs experience growth with Northumbria University funding
Following the launch of its ERDF funding scheme in March, Northumbria University continues to offer support to SMEs based in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland.
Through funding worth up to £1.9 million, the Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support 2 (NEBS2) scheme includes a financial contribution to help small businesses employ graduates typically on 6-month internships programm
Northumbria’s Summer 2021 Newspaper is out now!
The Summer 2021 edition of Northumbria University News is now available to read online.
Northumbria collaborates with EY to develop business talent
Northumbria University, Newcastle, is collaborating with global professional services provider EY to develop and nurture entrepreneurial and business talent in the North East region.
Northumbria and EY initially worked together to develop a three-year Chartered Management degree apprenticeship in 2017. And now, building on this success EY is creating programmes that give the firm's Newcastle of
Guiding Northumbria’s entrepreneurs to success
Global professional services provider EY is offering its expertise for free to aspiring student and graduate entrepreneurs based in Northumbria University’s Incubator hub.
Business Clinic helps with diversity and inclusion
Students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been praised for their work to support diversity and inclusion within the North East workplace after completing a business consultancy project with a leading social enterprise.
Mark of Excellence for Northumbria
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has achieved re-accreditation with the prestigious Small Business Charter Award in recognition of its support for start-ups, students and small businesses.
In 2015 Northumbria became the first university in the North East to receive the Award. Re-accreditation for a further five years means Northumbria remains the only university in the region to hold the Awa
North East leading universities team up with BritishVolt to explore R&D and education collaborations
Britishvolt, the leading UK battery cell technology specialist, enters into an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Durham University, Newcastle University & Northumbria University Universities to provide research and educational support, as well as enhancing the innovation capabilities of Britishvolt Britishvolt remains on-track to start production of world-class, lithium-ion batteries fo