Northumbria launches degree in partnership with major global sports club
Northumbria University’s latest partnership opens the door to one of the world’s biggest football clubs; FC Barcelona.
UK and US political experiences shared during public lecture
An advisor to former US President Barak Obama was among the speakers at a Northumbria University event exploring the current shared challenges within UK and US politics.
Exhibition will showcase the skills of Technicians
An event aimed at celebrating the unique contributions of technical support staff, and the diversity of the work they carry out across a range of subject areas at Northumbria University, will run throughout December.
Northumbria named as UK’s best university
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has today been named University of the Year 2022 in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.
The THE Awards are widely recognised as the 'Oscars of higher education'. The impressive win recognises exceptional performance, as well as bold, imaginative and innovative initiatives that have advanced a Higher Education institution’s reputation during t
Northumbria expertise informs UK space spectrum strategy
Northumbria University expertise in space law is helping to shape the UK Government strategy for managing radio communications used by the space sector. This strategy informs how satellites use the radio frequency spectrum and how Ofcom manage and regulate the spectrum for efficiency.
UK communications industry regulator Ofcom recently announced its Space Spectrum Strategy, aimed at ensuring t
North East graduates get careers off to a flying start with ‘Angels of the North’
Several young TV crew from Northumbria University’s Film and TV production degree have seen their careers get off to a flying start by working on the latest series of a BBC show.
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.
Research documents rich heritage of Afro-descendant women living in Ecuador
Celebrating and sharing the lived history of Afro-Ecuadorian women, passed down through generations via the spoken word, is the objective of a collaborative research project led by Northumbria University and Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, alongside partners from the Mujeres de Asfalto collective, a Black feminist creative arts organisation.
Chronic jet lag discovered in people living with HIV
People living with HIV have a significantly delayed internal body clock, consistent with the symptoms of jet lag, according to new findings reported by researchers from universities in South Africa and the UK.
Stories of strength – academic awarded prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for research into Sahrawi women's resistance
The experiences of Sahrawi women peacefully protesting the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara will be recorded as part of a new project by a Northumbria University academic.
Awards give Northumbria’s graduates a real design for life
Graduate designers from Northumbria University are celebrating after receiving accolades from a global award scheme endorsed by global fashion giant Gucci.
Technician wins support from iconic fashion brand to help children in hospital
Denise Crawford, a sewing machinist by trade who works at Northumbria University’s School of Design, was inspired to start modifying t-shirts for children in Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) when her grandson, Finnley, was undergoing chemotherapy treatment for a brain tumour at the hospital in 2020.