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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.

International research to investigate the impact of social distancing measures on mental health

International research to investigate the impact of social distancing measures on mental health

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2020 08:00 GMT

Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are investigating the effects of social distancing on mental health, quality of life and the use of social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Blanket of rock debris offers glaciers more protection from climate change than previously known

Blanket of rock debris offers glaciers more protection from climate change than previously known

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2020 12:01 BST

​A new study has revealed that the expanse of rock debris on glaciers, a factor that has been ignored in models of glacier melt and sea level rise, could be significant. The Northumbria University study is published in Nature Geoscience this week and is the first to manually verify the rock debris cover on every one of the Earth’s glaciers.

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Research on rural broadband goes global

Research on rural broadband goes global

News   •   Oct 05, 2018 14:53 BST

New research by Northumbria University on methods to tackle the rural digital divide involving local communities in Cumbria has been showcased in front of an international audience of communication policy makers.

Amsterdam campus opens with ceremonial signing

Amsterdam campus opens with ceremonial signing

News   •   Oct 04, 2018 15:29 BST

Northumbria University’s international partnership with Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) has been formally inaugurated with a ceremonial signing in Amsterdam.

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Public Lecture Series: Eva Clarke

Public Lecture Series: Eva Clarke

Events   •   Jan 27, 2016 11:14 GMT

One Family's experience of the Holocaust Eva Clarke was born in Mauthausen Concentration Camp, Austria in 1945, three days prior to the collapse of the Third Reich and liberation of the camp by the American Army. Eva and Anka, her mother, were the only remaining survivors, following the death of fifteen other family members in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Refreshments will be available from 3.30pm.

Jan 27, 14:0015:30 GMT

Lecture Theatre 003, Business and Law Buidling, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

Public Lecture Series: Professor David Gleeson

Public Lecture Series: Professor David Gleeson

Events   •   Jan 27, 2016 11:42 GMT

Professor David Gleeson, Professor in American History, Northumbria University "If the Paddies get their backs broke, nobody loses anything: Irish Integration in the United States of America" Refreshments will be available from 6pm. The lecture will begin at 6.30pm

Feb 08, 18:0020:00 GMT

Presentation Hall, Design Building, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

9th China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge Launch

9th China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge Launch

Events   •   Feb 05, 2016 15:00 GMT

Businesses in the region are invited to join leading experts at an international forum hosted by Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School exploring trade opportunities with China.

Feb 17, 13:0016:00 GMT

Pandon Room, Newcastle Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8HQ

 Public Lecture Series: Professor Ian Davidson

Public Lecture Series: Professor Ian Davidson

Events   •   Feb 05, 2016 15:04 GMT

Professor Ian Davidson, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature, Northumbria University. On the Road Again: Mobility and Subjectivity in America Writing After 1945. Refreshments will be available from 6pm. The lecture will begin at 6.30pm.

Mar 02, 18:0019:30 GMT

Presentation Hall, Design Building, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

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