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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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EXPERT COMMENT: Champion or copycat? Elvis Presley’s ambiguous relationship with black America

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2017 14:37 BST

Marking the the 40th anniversary passing of the King of Rock and Roll, Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies at Northumbria University raises the question: Was Elvis the 'king of cultural appropriation' or a tireless promoter of African-American music and culture?

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EXPERT COMMENT: The use of sonic ‘anti-loitering’ devices is breaching teenagers’ human rights

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2017 16:09 BST

Tracy Kirk, PhD Student in Child and Adolescent Rights, discusses measures being taken to prevent anti-social problems among teenagers and young people and whether some methods are an infringement of children's rights.

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Northumbria showcases simulation-based learning to Thai nursing experts

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2017 16:01 BST

A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has visited Northumbria University, Newcastle, to see how the University is using simulation-based education as a learning and teaching methodology in a variety of professional contexts.

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Graduate interns in the running

Press Releases   •   Aug 02, 2017 13:41 BST

The company set up by Olympic legend Brendan Foster and behind the world-famous Great North Run has picked up the pace on expansions plans by recruiting a graduate through a scheme managed by Northumbria University.

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Northumbria University chosen to train nurses in Malta

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 14:26 BST

With a global reputation for high quality Nursing degrees, Northumbria University, Newcastle has been chosen to train more nurses in Malta to help the country’s national nursing shortage.

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EU applicants to Northumbria rises whilst declining nationally

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 12:35 BST

A North East university is bucking the trend in recruiting EU students. Northumbria University, Newcastle has seen an overall increase of 37% in students from the EU applying to study at the university, despite a 5% drop nationally.

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EXPERT COMMENT: The UK’s online porn crackdown could harm young people more than it helps

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2017 12:11 BST

Rosie Hodsdon, PhD candidate in Law and Sexuality at Northumbria University, writes about the recently announced plan to force pornographic websites to verify users' ages by use of technological tool to stop under 18s watching online porn.

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EXPERT COMMENT: For some kids school holidays mean hunger and isolation

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2017 15:57 BST

Pamela L Graham, Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow at Northumbria University, and Greta Defeyter, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor at Faculty of Health & Life Sciences at Northumbria University, write about families' struggles coping with extra costs of food, activities and childcare.

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EXPERT COMMENT: Buggery, bribery and a committee: the story of how gay sex was decriminalised in Britain

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2017 10:18 BST

Chris Ashford, Professor of Law and Society at Northumbria University, writes about the historical events that lead to a shift in attitudes towards gender and sexuality.

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Sep 10 - Sep 15
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