Northumbria University

Northumbria University is an academic institution located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. It is a member of the University Alliance. Northumbria University has its origins in three regional colleges: Rutherford College of Technology, which was established by Dr John Hunter Rutherford in 1880 and opened formally by HRH The Duke of York in 1894, the College of Art & Industrial Design and the Municipal College of Commerce.

Address
Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Website
http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northumbria_University
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Engineering

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.