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Research published in world-leading Journal

Research published in world-leading Journal

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 16:30 BST

Northumbria University academics have published research in world leading journal, European Journal of Operational Research.

EXPERT COMMENT: Too much information? More than 80% of children have an online presence by the age of two

EXPERT COMMENT: Too much information? More than 80% of children have an online presence by the age of two

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 13:39 BST

Claire Bessant, Associate Professor in Law at Northumbria University discusses how parents can cause privacy problems by oversharing their child's pictures online. A toddler with birthday cake smeared across his face, grins delightedly at his mother. Minutes later, the image appears on Facebook.

Research predicts how patients are likely to respond to DNA drugs

Research predicts how patients are likely to respond to DNA drugs

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 14:17 BST

Research carried out by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle could lead to improvements in treating patients with diseases caused by mutations in genes, such as cancer, cystic fibrosis and potentially up to 6,000 other inherited conditions.

EXPERT COMMENT: Britannia, Jane Austen and the surprising tale of why money has long had a female face

EXPERT COMMENT: Britannia, Jane Austen and the surprising tale of why money has long had a female face

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 17:25 BST

Claudine Van Hensbergen, Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century English Literature at Northumbria University, discusses the new face of England's reformed £10 note and the gendering of finance.

Leading academics receive prestigious award

Leading academics receive prestigious award

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 12:18 BST

​Leading academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle have received a prestigious professional award for their research into school breakfast clubs and holiday hunger.

Historic discoveries lead to Northumbria academic curating Martin Luther King exhibition

Historic discoveries lead to Northumbria academic curating Martin Luther King exhibition

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 10:00 BST

Martin Luther King’s handkerchief is one of the centrepieces of a new exhibition, curated by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies Brian Ward.

 Northumbria shortlisted for best university in the UK

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.

 Graduate internship scheme helps fund recruitment for growing business

Graduate internship scheme helps fund recruitment for growing business

News   •   Sep 06, 2017 15:14 BST

Alumni of Northumbria University are growing their own businesses by recruiting fellow graduates through funding available via the University

Citizens Advice support service helps to reduce stress and anxiety

Citizens Advice support service helps to reduce stress and anxiety

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2017 14:45 BST

Research carried out by Northumbria University, Newcastle shows that people who use the Citizens Advice Service in Gateshead feel less stressed and anxious after doing so.

UK veterans to benefit from new service

UK veterans to benefit from new service

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2017 14:51 BST

A new smartphone app is being developed to help UK veterans find the services they need; whether that’s health services, jobs or housing.

EXPERT COMMENT: Research shows smacking makes children more aggressive and at risk of mental health problems

EXPERT COMMENT: Research shows smacking makes children more aggressive and at risk of mental health problems

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2017 13:47 BST

Raymond Arthur, Professor of Law at Northumbria University, explores research around parents or carers smacking their children.

EXPERT COMMENT: Growing old disgracefully: DC comics’ Harley Quinn turns 25

EXPERT COMMENT: Growing old disgracefully: DC comics’ Harley Quinn turns 25

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2017 15:10 BST

Andrew Ross, Graduate Tutor and Lecturer in Film at Northumbria University, discusses how Harley Quinn is not just a side-kick to The Joker, but is now a multi-platform anti-hero. The joke’s on Batman this year. Fans of the Caped Crusader usually celebrate Batman Day on September 23, but this year his thunder has been stolen by a young woman wielding a giant mallet and wearing a broad grin.

£750,000 upgrade for interactive teaching facility

£750,000 upgrade for interactive teaching facility

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2017 16:47 BST

A fully interactive teaching facility at Northumbria University is getting a £750,000 make over which will see the facility become one of the biggest and best in the country.

Art and education combine for innovative new exhibition

Art and education combine for innovative new exhibition

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2017 12:46 BST

An innovative exhibition showcasing the work of Fine Art / Contemporary Arts and Education Masters students from Northumbria University, Newcastle opens next week.

EXPERT COMMENT: What to do if you fail your GCSEs

EXPERT COMMENT: What to do if you fail your GCSEs

Press Releases   •   Aug 24, 2017 17:12 BST

​Liz Atkins, Associate Professor in Education at Northumbria University, discusses GCSE results day and what to do if you haven't received the results you'd hoped for. GCSE time is here again, with the annual focus on the success stories: the young person who passed all their subjects despite tragedy or illness, as well as the young people who have gained ten or 11 A* grades.

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Northumbria academic to publish inside story of Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2017 16:36 BST

A fascinating new book by Northumbria University’s Professor in American Studies, Brian Ward about Martin Luther King’s historic visit to Newcastle University will be published next month by Newcastle Libraries’ Tyne Bridge Publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of this landmark event.

Northumbria University offers support to thousands of students going through Clearing

Northumbria University offers support to thousands of students going through Clearing

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2017 16:14 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is inviting students receiving their A Level results today (Thursday 17 August) to call its Clearing hotline as it offers support to the thousands hoping to gain a place at a university and course of their choice.

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

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?

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

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.

Northumbria showcases simulation-based learning to Thai nursing experts

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.