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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.