Tag / health and life sciences
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press releases • Sep 12, 2019 09:53 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle continues to improve its standing in global league tables and is now rated among the top universities in the world for research citations.
Press releases • Aug 06, 2019 10:19 BST
With just a week to go before A-level results are released, more than half of parents – including those who themselves have studied at university – have not heard of Clearing and Adjustment, according to new research.
Press releases • Jul 30, 2019 10:20 BST
A network of professionals working in early years education in Northumberland has been shortlisted for a national award
Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children
Press releases • Jun 27, 2019 12:05 BST
MILLIONS of pounds allocated by the government to feed some of the poorest children in the country is unaccounted for, according to a new report from Northumbria University, being discussed in the House of Commons today (Thursday 27 June).
Press releases • Jun 18, 2019 14:36 BST
Research at Northumbria University, Newcastle is investigating the important role that structured exercise programmes can play in living with and beyond cancer.
Press releases • Jun 13, 2019 14:48 BST
Associate Professor, Dr Sterghios Moschos, discusses the spread of the Ebola virus to Uganda for The Conversation.
Press releases • May 20, 2019 12:13 BST
A Northumbria University academic has been elected to the Council of Deans of Health executive leadership team to champion and drive the policy agenda for health workforce education delivered by universities across the country.
Northumbria University and St. George's University of Grenada Expand Joint Medical Education Programme
Press releases • May 15, 2019 13:13 BST
Northumbria University and St. George’s University have announced an expansion of their joint medical training programme which will double the amount of time that medical students spend in the UK.
News • Apr 29, 2019 10:37 BST
Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.
Press releases • Apr 16, 2019 11:30 BST
Researchers at Northumbria University are asking people to spend two months in bed to identify how astronauts’ bodies decondition while they’re exploring outer space.
Press releases • Mar 27, 2019 14:34 GMT
A Northumbria University academic and child psychologist has given his expert opinion on a new psychodrama film starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, which sees her form an obsessive and predatory relationship with a kindergarten student.
Press releases • Nov 30, 2018 12:35 GMT
Night owls may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers. In the first ever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or a night owl can influence your health, researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an increased risk of ill health in people with an evening preference.