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Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces

Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 10:09 GMT

Northumbria University and Northumbria Police have joined forces in an exciting partnership to help educate the next generation of officers.

Researchers from Northumbria join £200m UKRI research hubs tackling world’s toughest challenges

Researchers from Northumbria join £200m UKRI research hubs tackling world’s toughest challenges

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2019 16:09 GMT

Northumbria University is delighted to be working with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), colleagues around the world, and global organisations on interdisciplinary research into key global challenges.

International speakers arrive at Northumbria to discuss latest policing research

International speakers arrive at Northumbria to discuss latest policing research

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2019 16:19 GMT

Delegates from around the world descended on Northumbria’s campus last week for a prestigious two-day conference on Police Ethnography.

Northumbria lecturer and former student set sail to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the Indian Ocean

Northumbria lecturer and former student set sail to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the Indian Ocean

Press Releases   •   Jan 17, 2019 08:55 GMT

A design expert from Northumbria University, Newcastle raising awareness of the impact single use plastic is having on the world’s oceans by helping to create a boat made entirely from rubbish collected from African beaches – including 30,000 flipflops.

EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors

EXPERT COMMENT: Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 13:30 GMT

Anna Szolucha, postdoctoral research fellow at Northumbria University, explores why the impact of tremors at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool are reverberating so strongly throughout the community living on the surface.

US expertise strengthened with new appointment

US expertise strengthened with new appointment

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2018 14:26 GMT

The ‘special relationship’ between Northumbria University and the United States has been further strengthened with the appointment of a visiting Professor from across the pond.

Remembering and responding on World Aids Day

Remembering and responding on World Aids Day

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 10:00 GMT

Staff and students at Northumbria University will mark World AIDS Day by celebrating the life and work of a former academic, and launching two new initiatives aimed at highlighting the challenges faced by those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Kick off the festive season with Northumbria University’s Carol Service
It’s the end of the world as we know it

It’s the end of the world as we know it

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 09:18 GMT

No, we’re not talking about Brexit this time, but the theme of this year’s Being Human Festival – the national celebration of the Humanities.

Northumbria leads pioneering research into impact of Northern Writers’ Awards

Northumbria leads pioneering research into impact of Northern Writers’ Awards

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 10:33 GMT

A champion for Northern voices and underrepresented groups, a key element in the North East creative economy, and a talent pipeline for the UK publishing industry. This is the verdict of Professor Katy Shaw’s new research into the value and impact of the Northern Writers Awards (NWAs) – the UK’s largest literary awards of their kind in the country.

Growing up in conflict – project explores experiences of young people in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Growing up in conflict – project explores experiences of young people in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 10:31 GMT

The experiences of young people growing up amid conflict and crisis will be explored during a new project between Northumbria University, in Newcastle and An-Najah University in the Occupied Palestine Territories.

Extra! Extra! The new edition of Northumbria University News is out now

Extra! Extra! The new edition of Northumbria University News is out now

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2018 10:53 GMT

The Autumn edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.

Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2018 11:18 BST

More than 3.7m EU citizens living in the UK could find themselves in a state of “eternal limbo” following Brexit, according to the findings of a new report by a Northumbria University academic.

Growing up girl in the North East: Girl-Kind event 2018 gives platform for girls to voice their experiences

Growing up girl in the North East: Girl-Kind event 2018 gives platform for girls to voice their experiences

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2018 11:10 BST

More than 120 schoolgirls from across the North East will be attending an annual event this weekend highlighting the diversity of girls’ experiences in the region and giving them a chance to let people know what they’re thinking.

Research focus leads to improved global ranking

Research focus leads to improved global ranking

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2018 15:35 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has significantly increased its standing in the global league tables and is now ranked in the top 401-500 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

Northumbria design research on show at London exhibition

Northumbria design research on show at London exhibition

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2018 13:29 BST

Four projects from Northumbria University, exploring how design research can help develop innovative solutions to complex issues around the world, have gone on display in London as part of a major exhibition.

Financial crisis results in new ‘Crunch Lit’ genre

Financial crisis results in new ‘Crunch Lit’ genre

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2018 16:29 BST

With the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy this week, financial experts and economist around the world have been looking back at the impact the collapse has had and what has changed over the last decade.

Boost for Arts and Humanities PhD students in North East England and Northern Ireland

Boost for Arts and Humanities PhD students in North East England and Northern Ireland

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2018 09:54 BST

Places for 335 postdoctoral students studying 28 different disciplines have been announced by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Northumbria students have designs on success

Northumbria students have designs on success

Press Releases   •   Aug 10, 2018 14:18 BST

The work of talented design students from Northumbria University, Newcastle has attracted the attention of industry experts during one of UK’s most important exhibitions.

Warhol, Hirst, and Picasso come to Northumbria

Warhol, Hirst, and Picasso come to Northumbria

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2018 11:24 BST

The University Gallery has reopened at Northumbria’s City Campus with a special event, which saw the unveiling of the new Woon Gallery of Asian Art and the announcement of this year’s Woon Art Prize winner.