Tags: big challenge: economy
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.
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.
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 Award.
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
North East universities vow to help region bounce back stronger from Covid-19
Universities, employers, and local leaders in the North East will be working together to create thousands of local jobs as the recovery from the pandemic gathers pace.
New research to provide safer and more accurate space weather predictions
A team of space weather experts from Northumbria University has been awarded more than £400,000 to explore how to better predict the conditions in near-Earth space.
Rural economies boosted by new migration trends
Researchers at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are studying how shifting work patterns and home-buying preferences are changing rural communities – and creating new business opportunities.Dr Gary Bosworth and Dr Robert Newbery, Professors of Entrepreneurship at Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School are working with partners at the University of East Anglia and the University of Lincoln as wel
Supporting a diverse future for engineering
Northumbria University’s NUSTEM initiative is supporting global engineering companies, including Airbus, BP and Nissan, to develop the engineering workforce of the future by engaging more effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds.
Researcher studies Boards of venture capital-backed tech firms
Northumbria University academic Natalia Blagburn has been awarded a prestigious research grant to investigate the Board performance of venture capital-backed start-up businesses in the UK. In particular, the British Academy Leverhulme Small Research Grant will be used to study the characteristics and evolution of the Board membership of UK tech companies backed by venture capital financing. Ventu
UN space weather expert to join Northumbria University as Royal Society Wolfson Visiting Fellow
A leading physicist and Chair of the United Nations space weather expert group is to join Northumbria University for one year after being awarded a Royal Society Wolfson Visiting Fellowship.
Northumbria academic appointed to influential knowledge exchange organisation
Dr. Matt Sutherland from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been appointed to the Board of PraxisAuril – a world-leading professional association for knowledge exchange.
New Northumbria University spinout - PulmoBioMed - to develop world-leading medical device
Scientists at Northumbria University have worked with the institution’s Research and Innovation Services to launch a medtech spinout company whose lead product for collecting breath samples could revolutionise diagnosis of a range of diseases, including Covid-19.
Work begins on experimental Living Building
Construction has started on a building which could transform the way we live.
Leadership programme secures funding to support more SMEs on road to recovery
A hugely successful leadership programme, created specifically to help SMEs build resilience and manage the impact of Covid-19, has secured funding to support an additional cohort of businesses from the region next month (March), as well as confirming a second round of the programme to take place later this year.
Media collaboration offers opportunities to writers from under-represented backgrounds
A new initiative co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by the New Statesman and Daily Mirror aims to increase opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from under-represented backgrounds.
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO REVOLUTIONISE SUPPORT FOR LGBT+ VETERANS
Northumbria University and Fighting With Pride - The LGBT+ Armed Forces Charity – have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a shared mission of transforming support for LGBT+ Veterans.
Northumbria KTP addressing the challenges of the UK housing crisis is rated outstanding
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between Platinum Electrical Engineering and Northumbria University has received the highest possible rating by an independent assessor.
Samling Institute partnership is music to the ears of Northumbria students
Northumbria University has signed a partnership agreement with Samling Institute for Young Artists, bringing the Hexham-based charity’s internationally recognised expertise in training young voices to students across the University.