EXPERT COMMENT: The Dunciad: Giles Coren’s sexist attack on Jane Austen has unpleasant echoes of Alexander Pope
Press Releases • Dec 18, 2017 14:37 GMT
Claudine Van Hensbergen, Senior Lecturer in 18th Century English Literature, discusses language used by Giles Coren when criticising Jane Austen literature. In his latest documentary, and accompanying article, Giles Coren reinvents himself as a literary critic. The problem is, he’s not a very good one.
Press Releases • Dec 15, 2017 10:31 GMT
The Honorary Consuls for Sweden, Germany and France have visited Northumbria University to discuss their consular and cultural diplomacy initiatives, and how they can support international students.
Press Releases • Dec 14, 2017 11:42 GMT
A team of Northumbria University academics are presenting the findings from a joint initiative with the Swedish Red Cross at a global conference in Stockholm, Sweden, this week.
Press Releases • Dec 14, 2017 10:43 GMT
A Northumbria University academic who specialises in the psychological factors around football has been recognised for her distinguished contribution to sport and exercise psychology.
Press Releases • Dec 12, 2017 10:36 GMT
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Elizabeth Sillence and PhD Researcher and Demonstrator, Lauren Georgia Bussey, write about talking to your doctor about what you find online for The Conversation.
Press Releases • Dec 11, 2017 13:47 GMT
Northumbria law lecturer, Victoria Roper, has been appointed to the Law Society’s influential Education and Training Committee.
Press Releases • Dec 07, 2017 11:44 GMT
A Northumbria graduate, who has carried out unique research exploring the relationship between place and architectural design through extensive walked enquiry into the landscape, has been awarded one of the architecture profession’s most prestigious student prizes.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why Hamilton reminds us of the roots of British musical theatre in political activism
Press Releases • Dec 05, 2017 15:45 GMT
Claudine van Hensbergen, Senior Lecturer in 18th century English Literature, writes about the links between stage musicals and political activism for The Conversation.
Press Releases • Dec 04, 2017 17:00 GMT
Dr Connal Parr writes about Brexit and the Irish border for The Conversation.
Press Releases • Dec 04, 2017 11:25 GMT
Research by a Northumbria University academic is helping an influential Norwegian Parliamentary Commission investigate and improve international maritime safety laws.
EXPERT COMMENT: An end to ‘want, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness’: why the Beveridge report flew off the shelves in 1942
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2017 11:38 GMT
Professor of Public Policy at Northumbria, Irene Hardill, collaborated with academics from the University of Southampton and University College London on an article for the Conversation.
Press Releases • Dec 01, 2017 11:12 GMT
Northumbria University and Ryder have been recognised as the UK’s most innovative collaboration between a business and a university in the Times Higher Education Awards.
Press Releases • Nov 28, 2017 09:59 GMT
Northumbria University, Newcastle is celebrating the multidisciplinary achievements taking place within its humanities subjects and, more widely across the University, with the launch of its Institute of Humanities.
Press Releases • Nov 24, 2017 13:27 GMT
Northumbria is one of three North East universities who will form a new research centre to improve energy technology at the atomic level.
Press Releases • Nov 22, 2017 15:12 GMT
Academics from four countries travelled to Northumbria University, Newcastle, to discuss the next steps for a three-year education and research patient-safety project.
Press Releases • Nov 16, 2017 12:51 GMT
Northumbria University’s Matt Baillie Smith is appearing at AidEx in Brussels this week to present the latest findings of his project with the Swedish Red Cross.
Press Releases • Nov 14, 2017 16:50 GMT
A Northumbria academic, who has led ground-breaking research into the development of self-repairing concrete, has been sworn-in as a City of Durham Freeman.