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Fungi in a warmer world – research project will explore impact of global warming on fungi species

Fungi in a warmer world – research project will explore impact of global warming on fungi species

Press releases   •   Sep 22, 2020 11:02 BST

Scientists from universities in the UK, US and Argentina are joining forces in a $1m research project to discover what impact an increase in global temperatures could have on the millions of species of fungi around the world.

Reconnection Nanojets in the Solar Corona: a breakthrough shedding light on the mystery of the Sun’s million-degree atmosphere

Reconnection Nanojets in the Solar Corona: a breakthrough shedding light on the mystery of the Sun’s million-degree atmosphere

Press releases   •   Sep 21, 2020 16:20 BST

A team of scientists has discovered new activity within the Sun’s atmosphere which could explain how it reaches temperatures of more than a million degrees.

Northumbria climbs into top 30 of UK university league table

Northumbria climbs into top 30 of UK university league table

Press releases   •   Sep 08, 2020 17:13 BST

​Northumbria University is now ranked in the top 30 universities in the UK after a significant 20 place rise in ​The Guardian University Guide 2021.

Northumbria University renewable energy expert to head up international event

Northumbria University renewable energy expert to head up international event

Press releases   •   Aug 21, 2020 09:05 BST

Professor Nicola Pearsall, Emerita Professor of Renewable Energy at Northumbria University and a world-leading expert on photovoltaics, has been announced as the general chair for this year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC).

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Global magnetic field of the solar corona measured for the first time

Global magnetic field of the solar corona measured for the first time

News   •   Aug 07, 2020 08:39 BST

An international team of solar physicists, including academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has recently measured the global magnetic field of the outer most layer of the Sun’s atmosphere, the solar corona, for the first time.

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

Details of UK-led solar science mission revealed at National Astronomy Meeting

News   •   Jul 03, 2019 16:25 BST

Named after a Celtic goddess of the Sun, SULIS is a UK-led solar science mission, designed to answer fundamental questions about the physics of solar storms.

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Threats to Openness in the Digital World

Threats to Openness in the Digital World

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:40 GMT

This conference will consider and debate the issues surrounding the growing threats to citizens’ rights to access public archives in the digital world, a world which has made access to and review of records a more complex and challenging issue. The delegate rate for this conference is £75. This rate includes the full conference with hospitality as indicated in the below programme.

Nov 24Nov 25

Northumbria University The Great Hall Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

Professor Barry Gilbertson Lecture

Professor Barry Gilbertson Lecture

Events   •   Feb 05, 2016 15:08 GMT

Visiting Professor to the Faculty of Engineering and Environment "Diversity – Difference or Distinction?" Culture is Complex Synopsis Free Admission and no pre-booking required

Feb 10, 17:3018:30 GMT

Nixon Hall Ellison Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition

National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition

Events   •   Apr 20, 2016 17:16 BST

Meet recruiters from a wide range of engineering firms. The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition offers a vast array of opportunities for all engineering and construction professionals and graduates.

Apr 22Apr 23

NEC Birmingham

Public Lecture Series: George Clarke Hon DCL

Public Lecture Series: George Clarke Hon DCL

Events   •   Jan 27, 2016 12:07 GMT

George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke + Partners. He has also recently set up an independent television production company, Amazing Productions. He is an ambassador for Shelter, The Maggie Centre’s, The Prince's Foundation for Building Community and City & Country Group and is Patron of the Civic Trust Awards.

Apr 25, 18:0019:30 BST

Lecture Theatre 001, Business and Law Building, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

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Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

Rising sea levels may bui...

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

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Footage of the Sun's atmosphere, from NASA

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Dr Paul Mann speaking about the CACOON research project
Short interview with Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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