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Health minister talks to Northumbria students

Health minister talks to Northumbria students

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2017 16:34 GMT

Staff and students at Northumbria University, Newcastle talked to the Health Minister, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP as part of NHS #Fab Change Week - a week-long campaign aimed at promoting continuous improvement within the NHS.

Innovative degree course strikes the right note for aspiring musician

Innovative degree course strikes the right note for aspiring musician

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2017 13:32 GMT

A Northumbria University student has discovered his hidden commercial talents after launching a thriving new enterprise based on his love of music, all thanks to a ground-breaking undergraduate course at Newcastle Business School.

Northumbria's health and life sciences courses ranked among best in the world

Northumbria's health and life sciences courses ranked among best in the world

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2017 15:05 GMT

Northumbria University’s health and life sciences courses now rank in the top 500 in the world, according to the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018.

Top title for Northumbria graduate at Midlands fashion design awards

Top title for Northumbria graduate at Midlands fashion design awards

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 14:34 GMT

Northumbria University Fashion Design graduate Harriet Eccleston has been crowned Young Designer of the Year at the 10th annual Midlands Fashion Awards.

 International Gymnastics Federation calls on Karl to develop Gymnastics at Global level

International Gymnastics Federation calls on Karl to develop Gymnastics at Global level

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2017 15:50 GMT

Karl Wharton, Senior Lecturer in Sport Coaching at Northumbria has been invited by the International Gymnastics Federation to be part of a four strong working group that will have significant impact on the development of acrobatic gymnastics at a global level.

Seminar examines the role of Expert Evidence in the Criminal Justice System

Seminar examines the role of Expert Evidence in the Criminal Justice System

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2017 11:04 GMT

The scrutiny given to forensic evidence submitted during criminal trials will be examined and debated during a free seminar taking place at Northumbria University, Newcastle this month.

Northumbria Professor leads design debate

Northumbria Professor leads design debate

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2017 10:07 GMT

Northumbria University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business and Enterprise) Professor Steven Kyffin has been invited to give the opening talk at TEDx Eindhoven, a prestigious technology and design conference in The Netherlands.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal - one of the world's great wetland

EXPERT COMMENT: Hydroelectric dams threaten Brazil's mysterious Pantanal - one of the world's great wetland

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2017 12:58 GMT

Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Bronwen Whitney, contributes to an article discussing Hydroelectric dams threatening Brazil’s mysterious Pantanal for The Conversation.

How can we put the green back into our urban spaces?

How can we put the green back into our urban spaces?

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2017 16:47 GMT

The question of how to encourage city planners and developers to incorporate green spaces and infrastructure in our towns and cities is the subject of a £226,000 research project being run by Northumbria University.

 Women working in the environmental and sustainability sector urged to attend networking hub
Northumbria to showcase its human side as national festival comes to Newcastle

Northumbria to showcase its human side as national festival comes to Newcastle

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2017 11:41 GMT

Hidden histories and recovered cultures will be explored as Northumbria celebrates Being Human 2017 this month.

Join Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew for a literary fright night at Northumbria

Join Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew for a literary fright night at Northumbria

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2017 16:29 GMT

Dacre Stoker, the best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead, the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula is set to appear at Northumbria University next week.

Northumbria University, Newcastle, academic shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

Northumbria University, Newcastle, academic shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2017 15:29 GMT

International Development academic Dr Oliver Hensengerth has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize for his study of flood management in Vietnam.

Head of Civil Justice Lectures at Northumbria

Head of Civil Justice Lectures at Northumbria

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2017 11:02 GMT

The Rt Hon Sir Terence Etherton, Master of the Rolls and one of the country’s most senior judges has given a public lecture at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Double win for Northumbria in technology awards

Double win for Northumbria in technology awards

Press Releases   •   Oct 27, 2017 13:04 BST

Northumbria University has won two Dynamites17 awards in recognition of its excellence in the North East IT and technology sectors.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Martin Luther King's trip to Tyneside still matters 50 years on

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Martin Luther King's trip to Tyneside still matters 50 years on

Press Releases   •   Oct 27, 2017 11:47 BST

Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward, writes about Martin Luther King's visit to Tyneside for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: The world speaks the language of men, but after #MeToo women must find their voice

EXPERT COMMENT: The world speaks the language of men, but after #MeToo women must find their voice

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2017 15:49 BST

Claudine Van Hensbergen, Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century English Literature at Northumbria University, discusses the Female voice and the the effect of the #MeToo campaign for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Fats Domino: rock'n'rolls quiet rebel who defied US segregation

EXPERT COMMENT: Fats Domino: rock'n'rolls quiet rebel who defied US segregation

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2017 11:33 BST

Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward, writes about the life of Rock'n'roll trailblazer Antoine “Fats” Domino for The Conversation.

Northumbria’s engineering courses ranked among best in the world

Northumbria’s engineering courses ranked among best in the world

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 16:49 BST

Northumbria University’s engineering and technology courses now rank in the top 300 in the world, according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018.

EXPERT COMMENT: A huge marine reserve in the Pacific will protect rich tourists rather than fish

EXPERT COMMENT: A huge marine reserve in the Pacific will protect rich tourists rather than fish

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 15:32 BST

Peter Howson, Lecturer in Human Geography and development studies, discusses how Palau has banned commercial fishing in most of its waters - while encouraging more foreign visitors.