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IRA and African connections explored during talk

IRA and African connections explored during talk

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2018 16:53 GMT

Connections between the African National Congress and Sinn Fein will be explored during a free lecture by Northumbria University academic Dr Connal Parr this week.

EXPERT COMMENT: #MeToo, Sleeping Beauty and the often controversial history of fairy tales

EXPERT COMMENT: #MeToo, Sleeping Beauty and the often controversial history of fairy tales

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.

 EXPERT COMMENT: As it celebrates its 25th birthday, how does the Clinton administration look today?

EXPERT COMMENT: As it celebrates its 25th birthday, how does the Clinton administration look today?

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.

Memories brought to life in city arts project

Memories brought to life in city arts project

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2018 11:11 GMT

Northumbria University has received a £60,000 grant to help develop new ways for people to share and access heritage and memories of significant events in Newcastle city centre.

EXPERT COMMENT: Britannia, Druids and the surprisingly modern origins of myth

EXPERT COMMENT: Britannia, Druids and the surprisingly modern origins of myth

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.

Two weeks left to enter Northern Writers’ Awards

Two weeks left to enter Northern Writers’ Awards

Press Releases   •   Jan 18, 2018 15:46 GMT

Writers from across the North of England have just two weeks left to enter this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards.

 Prize-winning student entrepreneurs share their tips for social enterprise success at key conference

Prize-winning student entrepreneurs share their tips for social enterprise success at key conference

Press Releases   •   Jan 18, 2018 12:09 GMT

A talented team of Northumbria University students took centre stage at a prestigious North East conference to discuss the creation of their entrepreneurial society and successful journey together.

Architect’s new book examines the importance of tourist visitor centres

Architect’s new book examines the importance of tourist visitor centres

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2018 12:24 GMT

Northumbria University’s Head of Architecture has published a new book highlighting the importance and significance of visitor centres at major tourist destinations.

Northumbria in pole position following F1 appointment

Northumbria in pole position following F1 appointment

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2018 09:56 GMT

A former Williams Formula One aerodynamics expert has joined Northumbria University, Newcastle, to lead new research using its recently installed, state-of-the-art wind tunnel facilities.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Lego could be the key to productive business meetings

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Lego could be the key to productive business meetings

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 12:23 GMT

Associate Professor in Education, Sean McCusker , discusses the power of Lego for The Conversation.

Criminal assets explored during policing seminar

Criminal assets explored during policing seminar

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2018 14:37 GMT

The implications of recovering assets from convicted criminals will be discussed by finance and crime experts from Northumbria University during a free seminar this week.

EXPERT COMMENT: New housing can be affordable and homely if builders learn lessons from the car industry – and IKEA

EXPERT COMMENT: New housing can be affordable and homely if builders learn lessons from the car industry – and IKEA

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2018 11:40 GMT

Associate Professor in Architecture and Built Environment, David Morton, discusses affordable housing for The Conversation.

 First student nurses start their training with a UK university in Malta

First student nurses start their training with a UK university in Malta

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2018 16:37 GMT

With a global reputation for high quality Nursing degrees, Northumbria University, Newcastle has started training more nurses in Malta to help the country’s national nursing shortage.

Student nurses graduate from new UK nursing degree programme

Student nurses graduate from new UK nursing degree programme

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2018 14:49 GMT

The first students to study on a new 18-month full-time work-based nursing degree have graduated, and with flying colours.

EXPERT COMMENT: How our minds construct the past, present and future depends on our relationship with time

EXPERT COMMENT: How our minds construct the past, present and future depends on our relationship with time

Press Releases   •   Jan 03, 2018 13:12 GMT

​Dr Sarah Duffy, Senior Lecturer in Languages and Linguistics at Northumbria University, discusses different perspectives of time for The Conversation.

Humanities degrees and their value

Humanities degrees and their value

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2017 10:35 GMT

Professor Julian Wright, Head of Humanities at Northumbria University, discusses why a humanities degree is more relevant today than it has ever been.

EXPERT COMMENT: Peruvian women reflect on mining and development in the Andes

EXPERT COMMENT: Peruvian women reflect on mining and development in the Andes

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 09:15 GMT

Katy Jenkins, Associate Professor of International Development and Co-Director of the Centre for International Development at Northumbria University, writes in Discover Society about her sociological photography project.

EXPERT COMMENT: Cat Person: a creative writing expert on why you should read the short story for the #metoo age

EXPERT COMMENT: Cat Person: a creative writing expert on why you should read the short story for the #metoo age

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2017 16:35 GMT

Tony Williams, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Northumbria University, discusses Kristen Roupenian's debut book: Cat Person, which has gone viral worldwide for it's take on modern-day dating.

Woon prize winner opens first solo exhibition

Woon prize winner opens first solo exhibition

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2017 09:36 GMT

The 2017 winner of one of the art world’s most generous awards is to launch her first solo exhibition next month.

EXPERT COMMENT: The Dunciad: Giles Coren’s sexist attack on Jane Austen has unpleasant echoes of Alexander Pope

EXPERT COMMENT: The Dunciad: Giles Coren’s sexist attack on Jane Austen has unpleasant echoes of Alexander Pope

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2017 14:37 GMT

Claudine Van Hensbergen, Senior Lecturer in 18th Century English Literature, discusses language used by Giles Coren when criticising Jane Austen literature. In his latest documentary, and accompanying article, Giles Coren reinvents himself as a literary critic. The problem is, he’s not a very good one.