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Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

Evidence of Antarctic glacier’s tipping point confirmed for first time

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2021 14:24 BST

Researchers have confirmed for the first time that Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica could cross tipping points, leading to a rapid and irreversible retreat which would have significant consequences for global sea level.

Investigating protein dynamics: research breakthrough could result in new cancer treatments

Investigating protein dynamics: research breakthrough could result in new cancer treatments

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2021 10:33 GMT

Researchers from Northumbria University in Newcastle, and Bogazici University in Turkey, have discovered a new way of examining the structure and dynamics of single protein molecules within the human body – which could help scientists better understand the progression and possible treatment of diseases such as cancer.

Online diary helps NHS and care staff monitor changes in wellbeing and get support

Online diary helps NHS and care staff monitor changes in wellbeing and get support

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2021 11:26 GMT

A new online diary has been developed to help health and care staff monitor changes in their wellbeing during the pandemic and signposts where individuals can access help when it is needed.

Work begins on experimental Living Building

Work begins on experimental Living Building

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2021 14:32 GMT

Construction has started on a building which could transform the way we live.

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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

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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.

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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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Dr Sebastian Rosier at Pine Island Glacier.jpg

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Dr Sebastian Rosier pictured at Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, in 2015.

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The NUSTEM team from Northumbria University
Professor Becky Strachan, Deputy Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor of Northumbria’s Faculty of Engineering and Environment, pictured with Nick Baveystock, ICE Director General.

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L-R: Nicky Grimaldi and Dr Michelle Carlin of 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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