Press Releases • Sep 20, 2017 17:01 BST
As Sri Lanka looks toward emerging sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle has become the island’s first UK University to launch a biotechnology degree.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.