Unlocking desalination with solar energy
A mechanical engineer from Northumbria University has won a prestigious award after developing an innovative process to turn sea water into clean, safe drinking water, using solar energy.
Building industry links through engineering partnership
Northumbria University has become an academic partner of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the UK’s leading civil engineering professional body.
Gatwick experience for engineering students
Fourteen engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes visit to Gatwick Airport to learn how Britain’s second largest airport operates. The visit was arranged by Stewart Wingate, the Chief Executive Officer of Gatwick, who graduated from Northumbria in 1994 and continues to support his alma mater.
£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets
Academics from Northumbria University are to continue their ground-breaking research into the behaviour of liquids, leading a new project to investigate how to control the way liquids form into droplets.
EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds
Nick Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, looks at how artificial intelligence could use lessons from nature to help drones ride air currents and stay in the air for longer.
Northumbria automotive designs set to electrify NE1 Newcastle Motor Show audience
Visitors to this year’s NE1 Newcastle Motor Show on the weekend of Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August will be given a glimpse into the future of automotive technology as Northumbria University unveils an electric racing car built by its students.
New way to control the way liquids dry on surfaces could benefit car, computing and printing industries
A new way to control how liquids dry on surfaces which could bring benefits to a range of industries, has been discovered by researchers from Northumbria University and The Open University. The findings of the research team have been published today, Wednesday 11 April, by the journal Nature Communications.
Extra dimension creates stronger, safer concrete
A new type of concrete, which could significantly lower the number of deaths during bomb blasts, earthquakes and other disasters, is being developed by an expert from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Northumbria in pole position following F1 appointment
A former Williams Formula One aerodynamics expert has joined Northumbria University, Newcastle, to lead new research using its recently installed, state-of-the-art wind tunnel facilities.
Academic cements long-standing family ties to city Freemen
A Northumbria academic, who has led ground-breaking research into the development of self-repairing concrete, has been sworn-in as a City of Durham Freeman.
Global recognition for Northumbria's Art, Design and Architecture courses
Two degree subjects offered by Northumbria University, Newcastle have been rated as among the best in the world.
Northumbria research could power life on Mars
A prototype engine based on a solid-to-vapour transformation, which could be used for harvesting energy on the surface of Mars and other extreme environments, is being developed by scientists at Northumbria University.