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Northumbria shortlisted for best university in the UK

News   •   Sep 07, 2017 08:20 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been nominated for the prestigious University of the Year award in Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2017.

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Highest ever ranking for Northumbria

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2017 17:09 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has climbed to 48th place in the 2018 Guardian University League Table – its highest ever position.

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Northumbria helps celebrate Women’s 100 day

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2018 15:03 GMT

A series of innovative events are taking place across Newcastle to mark 100 years since women finally got the right to vote.

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Criminologist explores dark side of The Archers

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 14:49 GMT

It is the longest running soap on British radio, billed as ‘an everyday story of country folk’ when it launched in 1951. Now an academic from Northumbria University is exploring the darker side of the BBC Radio 4 show The Archers by examining the role of criminals and crime within the long-running series.

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EXPERT COMMENT: Police mugshots: millions of citizens’ faces are now digitised and searchable – but the tech is poor

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2018 11:24 GMT

Martin Paul Evison, Professor in Forensic Science at Northumbria discusses digitised Police mugshots for The Conversation.

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Northumbria University, Newcastle, among recipients of £2.25m Universities UK International (UUKi) funding

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 15:36 GMT

Northumbria’s Centre for International Development has been awarded prestigious Government funding to give three Palestinian academics the opportunity to work in the UK.

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Entrepreneurial student frames new career in film

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2018 15:17 GMT

A final year Northumbria University student with a passion for videography and travel has been headhunted by the National Tourism Board of Morocco to work on a new campaign.

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Learn how ‘Geordies’ changed the world with new five-week online course

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2018 11:29 GMT

Where was the light bulb invented? What about the first steam locomotive, or hydroelectricity? Why have you never seen a canal in North-East England? Which was the only UK city outside London that Martin Luther King ever visited?

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Funding for new research to end FGM

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2018 09:51 GMT

Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been awarded more than £350,000 to carry out research which aims to eradicate the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

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Extra dimension creates stronger, safer concrete

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 14:43 GMT

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.

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