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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Jul 20, 2017 11:43 BST
Academics Catherine Bailey, Senior Research Fellow in Public Health and Wellbeing, Katie Brittain, Associate Professor of Ageing & Health and Sue Tiplady, Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, all from Northumbria University, write about dementia research findings.
Press Releases • Jul 18, 2017 15:06 BST
A peat bog in Romania provides a new insight into our knowledge of when the Sahara began to transform from grassland into the desert we know today, and the impact this had on dust deposition within Eastern Europe.
Press Releases • Jul 17, 2017 13:14 BST
Selina Sutton, PhD student at Northumbria University, writes about the complex issues surrounding emoji design in the modern society.
Press Releases • Jul 17, 2017 12:21 BST
A new contemporary structure based on a design by a Northumbria University Interior Architecture student has been installed in the National Trust’s Gibside in Tyne and Wear.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 14:23 BST
The Rt Hon Lord Mackay of Clashfern has received an honorary degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for his contribution to the UK judicial system.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 12:45 BST
More than 75 of Europe’s top basketball stars have descended on Northumbria University, Newcastle, as the first cohort to start a range of leadership and management courses.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 10:54 BST
Northumbria University has reinforced its reputation as a hotbed for women’s football after it was named as one of eight FA Women’s High Performance Football Centres.
EXPERT COMMENT - The ‘French paradox’ turned out to be an illusion, but it led to some interesting research
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 09:49 BST
Everybody loved the French paradox. It was a term coined in 1980 by French scientists in their paper on heart disease and fat intake. It refers to the fact that, despite consuming a diet high in saturated fat, French people have relatively low levels of coronary heart disease, especially when compared with people in Britain.
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2017 15:43 BST
Beatrix Campbell OBE has received an honorary degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her lifelong and outstanding service to equal opportunities.