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Exploring graduate careers in travel and tourism
Business students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have heard from industry experts on career opportunities in travel and tourism.
The Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Future You Roadshow, hosted by Northumbria University, was held recently in Newcastle with guest speakers and an audience of tourism students from Northumbria University, and Newcastle College. A panel discussion als
EXPERT COMMENT: How art inspired by peatlands can help us confront the climate crisis
In an article originally written for The Conversation, Dr Rosie Everett, lecturer in Forensic Science at Northumbria in collaboration with Benjamin Gearey & Maureen O'Connor from University College Cork, discuss the roles that peatlands have played in our history and how they might be part of the key to our future.
Researcher honoured for pioneering work to improve the mental health of babies
A Northumbria University researcher has won a prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding research on infant mental health.
Northumbria University and Lockheed Martin join forces to unlock the future of space-based solar power
As part of British Science Week, Lockheed Martin has announced an investment of £150,000 to Northumbria University in a project that aims to accelerate the delivery of space-based solar power.
Poetry collection shortlisted for prestigious international prize
A collection of poetry by Northumbria University lecturer, Dr Jo Clement, has been shortlisted for the John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize 2023.
Lasting tribute to Newcastle’s original feminist
The life and work of a North East woman, described as ‘the first English feminist’, was officially recognised this International Women’s Day, with a commemorative plaque dedicated to her outside Newcastle Cathedral.
Developing Northumberland’s workforce for a new net zero industrial age
As part of the 21st Century Workforce Development Initiative pilot, sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering, Northumbria University is delivering a mini-exec MBA programme to help executive leaders in Northumberland develop both their leadership skills and their knowledge of their county’s employer base.
The initiative is the first of its kind, being place-based and employer-led with th
Report highlights need for consistent national approach to international research collaborations
Experts from Northumbria University have published a report outlining the need for a sector-led approach for international research projects.
Wearable device provides support for Parkinson’s patients
A team of researchers have received funding from Parkinson’s UK to create a device which tackles one of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
EXPERT COMMENT: La Niña is finishing an extremely unusual three-year cycle – here’s how it affected weather around the world
Assistant Professor, Dr William Roberts and Research Fellow, Jayasankar Pillai from Northumbria's Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences discuss El Niño and La Niña events and how this impacts weather around the world.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why sleep is so important for your fitness
In an article written for The Conversation, Ian Walshe, Health and Life Sciences, at Northumbria University, highlights the impact that poor sleep quality can have on your health, fitness and sporting performance.
EXPERT COMMENT: How running can help you cope with stress at work
In an article written for the Conversation, Kate Black and Russell Warhurst, Business and Law, Northumbria University, discuss the value of running as a coping mechanism for work-related stress.
Brewing success: research reveals pandemic key learnings for future growth in craft beer industry
New research led by Northumbria University investigates the impact the pandemic had on UK breweries and reveals location and innovation as key factors shaping strategies for resilience and future growth in the craft beer sector.
Awards are in fashion at Northumbria
Staff and graduates from two of the fashion programmes at Northumbria University are celebrating a trio of awards as part of a vital partnership between education and industry.
‘Superhero’ seagrass meadows produce sand that may protect coral reef islands from sea-level rise
Seagrass meadows produce large volumes of sediment that can build coral reef island shorelines, increasing the resilience of low-lying reef island nations to future sea level rise, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Global publisher makes significant book donation to Newcastle-based learning centre
The world’s second-largest publisher has donated more than 160 books to a local learning centre in the East End of Newcastle.
Partnership offers scholarship opportunities for British Muslim students
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has announced a partnership with the Aziz Foundation to provide scholarships for Masters’ students from British Muslim communities. The move is part of the University’s commitment to widening participation and promoting fair access to higher education for students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.
Established as a family charity in 2015, the Azi
Sensors built into wearable patches could signal the future
New research involving a Northumbria University Professor has developed a wearable sensor capable of wirelessly transmitting information via acoustic waves through air and water.
Architect apprentice has designs on career progression
Degree Apprenticeship student Laura McClorey is studying at Northumbria University, while working for leading international design studio FaulknerBrowns Architects in Newcastle.
The 31-year-old from Belfast says the degree apprenticeship route has allowed her to stay in her chosen profession.
Laura was recently named among the winners of the Royal Institute of British Architects awards 2022