Press releases • Feb 14, 2018 14:49 GMT
It is the longest running soap on British radio, billed as ‘an everyday story of country folk’ when it launched in 1951. Now an academic from Northumbria University is exploring the darker side of the BBC Radio 4 show The Archers by examining the role of criminals and crime within the long-running series.
EXPERT COMMENT: Police mugshots: millions of citizens’ faces are now digitised and searchable – but the tech is poor
Press releases • Feb 09, 2018 11:24 GMT
Martin Paul Evison, Professor in Forensic Science at Northumbria discusses digitised Police mugshots for The Conversation.
Press releases • Feb 07, 2018 11:29 GMT
Where was the light bulb invented? What about the first steam locomotive, or hydroelectricity? Why have you never seen a canal in North-East England? Which was the only UK city outside London that Martin Luther King ever visited?
Press releases • Jan 31, 2018 15:11 GMT
Experts from around the world will visit Northumbria University, Newcastle next month to discuss how the creation of a Pan-African digital library could transform the lives of people living across the continent.
Press releases • Jan 31, 2018 11:23 GMT
Press releases • Jan 29, 2018 15:29 GMT
Professor Katy Shaw, Professor of Contemporary Writings at Northumbria University discusses Humanities graduates shaping the Contemporary world for Palgrave Macmillan.
News • Jan 29, 2018 14:24 GMT
THE vision for a £40m Newcastle-based International Centre for Connected Construction will be launched at the House of Lords today (Monday 29 January).
News • Jan 26, 2018 09:04 GMT
Northumbria University is to play a leading role in a new £40 million nationwide Institute of Coding, established to plug the digital skills gap and give UK an edge in the global digital economy.
Press releases • Jan 24, 2018 09:52 GMT
A new system for increasing productivity during construction projects has been created by an academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle – with the potential to save construction companies and contractors large amounts of time and money.
Press releases • Jan 22, 2018 08:00 GMT
Pete Newbon, Lecturer in Romantic and Victorian Literature at Northumbria University discusses #MeToo, Sleeping Beauty and the often controversial history of fairy tales for The Conversation.
Press releases • Jan 19, 2018 16:00 GMT
Tomorrow marks both the 25th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s inauguration as President of the United States of America and the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration. Marking this historic weekend, American Studies lecturer Patrick Andelic, considers the similarities and differences between the often controversial Clinton and Trump Presidencies in an article written for The Conversation.
Press releases • Jan 19, 2018 08:45 GMT
Professor of Modern History, Matthew Kelly, discusses Britannia, Druids and the surprisingly modern origins of myths for The Conversation.