Press Releases • May 30, 2018 17:28 BST
The largest study of school holiday clubs in England has found that as well as helping to combat childhood hunger, holiday clubs provide a number of social and health benefits including providing children a safe place to play. The extensive findings of the study were released today (Wednesday 30 May) at a special event at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Press Releases • May 30, 2018 16:03 BST
Vasile Ersek, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at Northumbria University, and Jack Longman, Research Fellow at University of Southampton, discuss their work undertaken which suggests important role of Balkans in medieval mining due to newly discovered evidence of lead pollution.
Press Releases • May 30, 2018 12:15 BST
A Disaster Management expert from Northumbria University, who spent last summer managing a support line for people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, has received royal recognition for her work.
Press Releases • May 29, 2018 17:14 BST
New research from Northumbria University has revealed that metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe, and persisted throughout the Dark Ages and Medieval Period, meaning the region played a far bigger role in mineral exploitation than previously believed.
Press Releases • May 25, 2018 16:36 BST
Northumbria University researchers will soon take to the sky as part of a partial gravity flight campaign that will determine how space travel affects astronauts’ spinal muscles.
Press Releases • May 24, 2018 19:00 BST
Researchers have discovered mountain ranges and three huge, deep subglacial valleys from data collected during the first modern aerogeophysical survey of the South Pole region. The findings are the first to emerge from extensive ice penetrating radar data collected in Antarctica as part of the European Space Agency PolarGAP project and have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.
EXPERT COMMENT: Refugees can actually create jobs for locals in growing cities – if given the chance
Press Releases • May 14, 2018 10:58 BST
Dr Aisling O'Loghlen, Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in Global Challenges at Northumbria University, discusses how refugees can bring huge benefits to cities around the world.
Press Releases • May 08, 2018 11:11 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been named the UK’s top ranked university for graduate business start-ups based on turnover, for a second year running.
Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse
Press Releases • Apr 30, 2018 14:18 BST
Researchers from Northumbria University have been awarded £754,000 to take part in one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2018 13:59 BST
The history of British nostalgia and the role it has played in the Brexit process will be explored during an event at Northumbria University.
Press Releases • Apr 26, 2018 09:15 BST
Recent media reports about the use and exploitation of personal data have increased public awareness of the benefits and drawbacks of sharing information online.
Press Releases • Apr 23, 2018 11:32 BST
Cameron Giles, PhD Candidate in Law at Northumbria University, discusses how Daryll Rowe’s sentence could change the law’s approach to HIV transmission for The Conversation.
Press Releases • Apr 20, 2018 13:31 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle, is working closely with students to create new and innovative projects to counter religion-based hate crime and harassment, thanks to new funding from the Office for Students (OfS).
Press Releases • Apr 19, 2018 11:38 BST
Teaching Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University , Mike Jeffries, discusses ants having evolved a complex system of battlefield triage and rescue for The Conversation.
Press Releases • Apr 16, 2018 14:53 BST
Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Associate Professor in the department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria discusses a new way to control evaporation for The Conversation