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EXPERT COMMENT: Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

EXPERT COMMENT: Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2018 16:03 BST

Vasile Ersek, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at Northumbria University, and Jack Longman, Research Fellow at University of Southampton, discuss their work undertaken which suggests important role of Balkans in medieval mining due to newly discovered evidence of lead pollution.

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2018 17:14 BST

New research from Northumbria University has revealed that metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe, and persisted throughout the Dark Ages and Medieval Period, meaning the region played a far bigger role in mineral exploitation than previously believed.

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 19:00 BST

Researchers have discovered mountain ranges and three huge, deep subglacial valleys from data collected during the first modern aerogeophysical survey of the South Pole region. The findings are the first to emerge from extensive ice penetrating radar data collected in Antarctica as part of the European Space Agency PolarGAP project and have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.

Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse

Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2018 14:18 BST

Researchers from Northumbria University have been awarded £754,000 to take part in one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.

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 International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:20 GMT

We would like to invite you to participate in the International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (SEEME), which is organised by researchers from Northumbria University in partnership with Theorem Conferences and Events.

Jul 26 - Jul 28

Northumbria University City Campus East Business and Law Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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From l-r: Matthew Pound, Helen Hooper and Rinke Vinkenoog of Northumbria University, with urban beekeeper Ian Campbell

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Fishing for Answers

Fishing for Answers

From l-r: Oliver Moss, Northumbria University; Jon Shelley, the Environment Agency; Professor Tom Mordue, Northumbria University

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Floating market on the Mekong River in Vietnam

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Team NUCLEUS 3

Team NUCLEUS 3

Automotive and mechanical engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle have produced a car powered by renewable fuel which...

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Short interview with Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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A short one-minute interview, suitable for social media, of Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about his involvement in a UK/USA collabora...

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Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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Prof. Gudmundsson is leading a project to investigate how and when Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier might collapse. This interview with ...

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