Follow Northumbria University, Newcastle

Tags

international

newcastle business school

arts design and social sciences

northumbria law school

engineering and environment

health and life sciences

sport

research and innovation

business and engagement

arts design and social sciences 458 business and engagement 253 health and life sciences 241 international 235 engineering and environment 233 research and innovation 231 newcastle business school 159 northumbria law school 102 sport 98 The Conversation 87 awards 78 Design 50 Politics 41 humanities 33 research 31 art 30 Architecture 29 Geography 29 Performing Arts 25 Healthcare 23 Fashion 23 education 20 Nursing 20 film 19 physics 17 media 17 law 16 health 16 postgraduate 15 history 15 Fine Art 15 writing 14 psychology 13 life centre 12 criminology 12 environment 12 America 12 Live Theatre 11 BALTIC 10 Ecology 10 nutrition 10 honorary doctorate 10 entrepreneur 9 honorary degree 9 gallery 8 crime 8 science 8 charity 8 theatre 7 events 7 public lecture 7 arts 7 music 7 social science 7 innovation 7 television 6 rugby 6 study 6 government 6 alumni 5 northern stage 5 exercise 5 space 5 open day 5 award 5 Europe 5 lecture 5 journalism 5 brexit 5 technology 4 sociology 4 tyneside cinema 4 built environment 4 mental health 4 business 4 children 4 northern design centre 4 team northumbria 4 Conference 4 Masters 4 computer and information sciences 4 comment 4 STEM 4 NHS 3 olympics 3 football 3 china 3 Northumbria University 3 solar 3 Woon Prize 3 students union 3 gallery north 3 sport central 3 election 3 graduation 3 applied science 3 photography 3 disability 3 cyber security 3 design for industry 3 student services 3 funding 3 north east 3 exhibition 3 engineering 3 teaching 3 american studies 2 student law office 2 students' union 2 homeless 2 discovery museum 2 graphic design 2 architecture and built environment 2 dance 2 BALTIC 39 2 computing 2 english literature 2 reveal 2 marketing 2 campus services 2 construction 2 US 2 economy 2 cricket 2 animation 2 Midwifery 2 transport 2 turner prize 2 Times Higher 2 baltic39 2 european 2 christmas 2 mathematics 2 sustainability 2 tv show 2 campus 2 review 2 event 2 erasmus 2 religion 2 partnership 2 social work 2 nss 2 rugby world cup 2 travel and tourism 2 Times Higher Education 2 Newcastle 2 legal 2 mechanical and construction engineering 2 project 2 digital 2 engagement 2 festival 2 ice shelf 2 chemistry 2 antarctica 2 woon 2 paralympics 2 culture 2 winner 2 glacier 2 usa 2 filmmaking 1 ktp 1 criminal law 1 elections 1 social sciences 1 suitcase 1 aboriginal 1 advancement 1 student experience 1 lecturer 1 occupational therapy 1 Golden Globes 1 natural disaster 1 andrea phillips 1 innovate 1 iphone 1 desalination 1 Creative writing 1 design innovation 1 archives 1 ADSS 1 new years 1 Florence Nightingale 1 us election 1 animal cruelty 1 institution of civil engineers 1 government scheme 1 netball 1 maths 1 buggy 1 Graduate Fashion Week 1 emoji 1 citizenship 1 philosophy 1 The Olympics 1 Which 1 rememberance 1 gene therapies 1 warriors 1 leadership and management 1 physics and electrical engineering 1 think physics 1 safety zone 1 woon art prize 1 university gallery 1 arts and humanities research council 1 media and arts 1 student support and wellbeing 1 sage gateshead 1 1953 1 filmmmaking 1 information science 1 trinity square 1 being human 1 rag week 1 newcastle eagles 1 taylor woodrow 1 nu entry 1 animal law 1 NUFC 1 forensic science 1 getz 1 shipley gallery 1 knowledge transfer partnership 1 aerodynamics 1 Interfuse 1 sport coaching 1 computer science 1 George Clarke 1 Public Lecure Series 1 Lady with the Lamp 1 degree shows 1 league tables 1 Crime story 1 Crime story 2016 1 honorary graduates 1 Woon 2016 1 Thailand's Ministry of Public Health 1 Honorary Graduations 1 Arnab Basu 1 Which University Study 1 Honorary Graduation 1 Congregations 1 Jayne-Anne Gadhia 1 design school 1 media and communication design 1 exchange programme 1 Mittlemoda 1 John Connelly Award 1 Trekking Cabins 1 glitter ball 1 SLIPPS 1 prospective memory research 1 global history 1 modern history 1 European history 1 Professor Robert Gildea 1 fullbright 1 Warwick Stafford Fellowship 1 Kathryn Elkin 1 breakfast clubs 1 controversy 1 flood surge 1 Ron Beadle 1 jane arnfield 1 the tin ring 1 information commissioner 1 Chartered society of Forensic Sciences 1 inter-disciplinary research 1 claire nally 1 fabricating histories 1 chemical and forensic sciences 1 pyschology 1 TEF 1 ocean rowers 1 BxNU 1 Phsysiotherapy 1 FabChangeWeek 1 Beveridge 1 Dr Laura Fish 1 modern world 1 al predictions 1 the ratchet effect 1 Cellular and Molecular Sciences 1 school of design 1 Environmental Science 1 university library 1 solar physics 1 norman cornish 1 northumbria sport 1 row brittania 1 information 1 cyber guardians 1 artist 1 ballroom dancing 1 cancer 1 memory 1 EU 1 workshop 1 online 1 shopping 1 performance 1 lifestyle 1 finance 1 radio 1 energy 1 new york 1 terrorism 1 stroke 1 management 1 forum 1 entertainment 1 drama 1 networking 1 b2b 1 circus 1 cd 1 access 1 smartphone 1 collaboration 1 glasgow 1 security 1 tourism 1 ghana 1 climate change 1 english 1 start-up 1 beijing 1 band 1 nepal 1 holocaust 1 asia 1 star wars 1 Iceland 1 news 1 Textiles 1 parliament 1 students 1 language 1 banking 1 president 1 learning 1 britain 1 disabled 1 interview 1 leadership 1 entrepreneurship 1 france 1 veterans 1 sage 1 flood 1 Scholarship 1 Volunteering 1 alcohol 1 Residence 1 business to business 1 animals 1 disaster 1 building 1 australia 1 medicine 1 employment 1 interior design 1 university services 1 public health 1 channel 4 1 accommodation 1 bus 1 dancing 1 cycling 1 wheelchair 1 strictly come dancing 1 nursery 1 mars 1 drinking 1 fiction 1 brain 1 ed balls 1 art award 1 astronauts 1 united kingdom 1 smoking 1 yorkshire 1 sculpture 1 resolutions 1 higher education 1 Meryl Streep 1 weather 1 Crown court 1 american 1 heart 1 cinema 1 homosexual 1 australia day 1 diversity 1 sport management 1 graduate 1 athletics 1 android 1 ethical hacking 1 Fashion Design 1 nature 1 sport relief 1 mothers 1 legend 1 library 1 clearing 1 cybersecurity 1 literature 1 contemporary art 1 gardening 1 modern art 1 ageing 1 trunki 1 records 1 childcare 1 Dynamo 1 Nightlife 1 northumbria 1 youth 1 rehabilitation 1 internship 1 spending 1 leeds 1 neuroscience 1 Donald Trump 1 world mental health day 1 grant 1 river thames 1 conservation 1 guardian 1 biology 1 horror 1 lectures 1 minorities 1 private sector 1 civil engineering 1 devolution 1 tsinghua university 1 crime fiction 1 virgin money 1 festive 1 healthy living 1 insects 1 rowing 1 children's education 1 new appointment 1 sports facilities 1 newspaper 1 MFA 1 academic 1 international development 1 trump 1 hate crime 1 Show all tags

Tag / health and life sciences

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 11:51 BST

The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of different implications for the education sector. Dr Emily Mann and Dr Jackie Shinwell of Northumbria University’s Healthy Living Lab explored the impact of the coronavirus crisis in terms of learning loss in this blog for Schools North East.

Northumbria University joins national genome sequencing alliance to map spread of COVID-19

Northumbria University joins national genome sequencing alliance to map spread of COVID-19

Press releases   •   May 19, 2020 10:52 BST

Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have joined a research consortium backed by the UK government to help fight COVID-19.

Academics join global study into COVID-19 loss of smell

Academics join global study into COVID-19 loss of smell

Press releases   •   May 15, 2020 14:34 BST

People who have recently experienced loss of smell are being urged to participate in a survey as a new global research group investigates the symptom as a marker of COVID-19.

New app boosts support for armed forces community

New app boosts support for armed forces community

Press releases   •   May 06, 2020 16:15 BST

As the country gears up to commemorate VE Day, academics at Northumbria University are delighted to have played a vital role in the development of a new smartphone app which helps UK military veterans find support services they need; whether that’s health services, jobs or housing.

University to explore social isolation and loneliness among war widows

University to explore social isolation and loneliness among war widows

Press releases   •   Apr 21, 2020 15:27 BST

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £100,000 to Northumbria University to examine the prevalence of social isolation and loneliness among UK war widows.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why do we dream?

EXPERT COMMENT: Why do we dream?

Press releases   •   Apr 21, 2020 08:41 BST

If you are finding yourself having extremely weird dreams during lockdown, you are not alone. In an article written for The Conversation, Jason Ellis, a Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, explains what’s going on after hours.

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 11:47 GMT

Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University and Pia Lamberty PhD Researcher in Social and Legal Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, explain why the spread of conspiracy theories relating to coronavirus could be as harmful to society as the virus itself.

New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions

New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2020 11:59 GMT

​Experts from Northumbria and Sheffield Hallam Universities will launch a new research project which aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation programmes as part of the NHS long-term plan.

Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s

Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 10:09 GMT

Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.

Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2020 16:23 GMT

An innovative breath collecting device developed by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, could revolutionise the way we diagnose diseases, such as the newly emerged strain of coronavirus, COVID-19.

Northumbria academics launch Astronaut Rehab research at the Life Science Centre’s new Space Zone

Northumbria academics launch Astronaut Rehab research at the Life Science Centre’s new Space Zone

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 16:04 GMT

A new space exhibition that features research from Northumbria University has launched at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

EXPERT COMMENT: How our phones disconnect us when we’re together

EXPERT COMMENT: How our phones disconnect us when we’re together

Press releases   •   Feb 11, 2020 14:15 GMT

Dr Genavee Brown, Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, explores how mobile phones are impacting the connection between people when they are together.​

Molecule modification could improve reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel

Molecule modification could improve reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT

The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.

 The Big Issue names Northumbria academic as one of the UK’s Top 100 Changemakers

The Big Issue names Northumbria academic as one of the UK’s Top 100 Changemakers

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2020 12:23 GMT

Professor Greta Defeyter of Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been listed as one of The Big Issue’s Top 100 Changemakers for 2020 for her research making a positive impact on society.

Northumbria University academics seek over 65s for Healthy Ageing research

Northumbria University academics seek over 65s for Healthy Ageing research

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2020 10:54 GMT

Researchers from Northumbria University are asking adults aged 65 or over to spare some time to help with their latest research into reducing loneliness in older people and improving function in everyday tasks.

Exercise can reduce side effects of prostate cancer hormone therapy

Exercise can reduce side effects of prostate cancer hormone therapy

Press releases   •   Jan 06, 2020 15:16 GMT

A leading expert in how exercise can help improve quality of life for cancer patients and survivors has published his latest research showing the benefits exercise can bring to men with advanced prostate cancer.

Nursing Student Internship Programme Wins Award

Nursing Student Internship Programme Wins Award

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2019 12:00 BST

​A Northumbria University programme designed to increase the number of nursing students who would consider working in a care home, has won a national award.

National win for Early Years Professionals Network

National win for Early Years Professionals Network

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 14:18 BST

The Northumberland Early Years Professionals Network has won a national award for excellent practice in team development. The network exists to promote best practice in early years across Northumberland. It is run by Northumberland County Council’s Early Year’s Team, in partnership with Northumbria University, with all activities aimed at promoting the best outcomes for children.

Newly-qualified Northumbria nurses honoured for their dedication to the role

Newly-qualified Northumbria nurses honoured for their dedication to the role

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 16:59 BST

Six newly qualified adult and children’s nurses have each received an award in recognition of their exceptional efforts in their nursing studies and caring for patients.

Students join emergency services in simulated terrorism training incident

Students join emergency services in simulated terrorism training incident

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2019 13:30 BST

Nursing students have taken part in a staged firearms training event designed to give doctors and paramedics a taste of working in a mass casualty terrorist incident.