Categories: computer and information sciences
EXPERT COMMENT: Seoul Halloween crush: understanding the science of crowds could help prevent disasters – here’s how
Large crowds are inevitable, but could understanding the science of crowds help to prevent disasters? In an article written for The Conversation, Martyn Amos, Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University, discusses our understanding of crowds after the Seoul Halloween crush.
Online tool keeps families connected during lockdown
Social isolation and loneliness have affected many people during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those with limited access to digital technology.
Learn to code at free virtual event
Northumbria University is running a free online coding workshop, allowing people to gain new digital skills from the comfort of their own home.
North East consortium in the running to secure £50million to boost regional economy
A consortium of North East organisations renowned for driving transformation in the global construction market have been shortlisted for the chance to secure up to £50million to boost the region’s economy.
Led by Northumbria University, Newcastle, the International Centre for Connected Construction, known as IC3, is one of just 17 projects from around the country that will receive £50,000 in se
Free music service to provide self-care support during coronavirus pandemic
A free new online resource, which combines science and technology to provide a catalogue of soothing and calming music and videos, has been developed to support people who may feel anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lesson in cyber security at teachers’ boot camp event
Northumbria University has teamed up with two leading cyber security organisations to run a boot camp training event for computer science teachers and academics.
Cyber Guardians to keep older people safe online
In an increasingly digital world, where everything from shopping to socialising is now carried out online, being able to access the internet confidently and safely is more important than ever.