Northumbria University announces £52m investment in its city campus

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2016 15:02 BST

Northumbria University has announced plans to invest £52 million over the next two years to make significant improvements to its Newcastle city centre campus.


EXPERT COMMENT: ‘Wheelchair vs buggy’: a step in the right direction for people with disabilities?

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 14:40 GMT

Angela MacFarlane, Senior Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, writes about the different angles that need to be considered following disabled man's court case win against a bus company.


Holocaust survivors’ stories shared during remembrance symposium

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 14:30 GMT

Academics from Northumbria University have joined forces with international colleagues to host a free event which will look at how we engage in the act of remembrance.


EXPERT COMMENT: Disunited States of America

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 07:30 GMT

Northumbria University’s American Studies academics have been at the forefront of international commentary on the 2016 US election and Donald Trump’s rise to presidential office.


EXPERT COMMENT: Why America’s most famous circus was destined to fail

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 15:00 GMT

Ron Beadle, Professor of Organization and Business Ethics at Northumbria University, writes about America's best known and longest running circus - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.


EXPERT COMMENT: 1953 storm surge: how Britain’s worst natural disaster kicked off the debate on climate change

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2017 13:59 GMT


EXPERT COMMENT: Why some disabled people aren’t happy with Meryl Streep’s anti-Trump speech

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 14:16 GMT

Len Collin, Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting and Media Production at Northumbria University, writes about the outrage caused by Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech.


Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Press Releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 16:11 GMT

A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has received a prestigious award for her pioneering work into school breakfast clubs and holiday hunger.


Video and performance artist named new Warwick Stafford Fellow

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2017 12:36 GMT

Kathryn Elkin has been selected as the latest recipient of the annual Warwick Stafford Fellowship – a unique opportunity hosted by Northumbria University and worth more than £20,000.


Northumbria welcomes top US scholars through flagship exchange programme

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2017 12:36 GMT

Around 70 of the best American scholars travelled to Northumbria University, Newcastle, for a three-day conference and tour of the city’s cultural and historical hotspots.

Upcoming events 11 events

24 Jan 12:00

Is there a democratic deficit in archives?

Jan 24 - Jan 25
Northumbria University The Great Hall Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

24 Jan 18:00

Public Lecture Series: Professor Dianne Ford

Jan 24, 18:00 - 19:30
Northumbria University Room CCE 002, Business & Law Building City Campus East Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

07 Feb 18:00

Public Lecture Series: Professor Glyn Howatson

Feb 07, 18:00 - 19:30
Northumbria University Room CCE 002, Business & Law Building City Campus East Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

09 Feb 10:30

TARGETpostgrad Study & Funding Fair

Feb 09, 10:30 - 14:30
Sport Central Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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