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Is being a night owl bad for your health?

Is being a night owl bad for your health?

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.

Kick off the festive season with Northumbria University’s Carol Service
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.

International Fellowship award enables further Antarctic research

International Fellowship award enables further Antarctic research

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2018 10:04 BST

A leading Polar specialist from Northumbria University, Newcastle will shortly be returning to Antarctica to undertake more ground-breaking research after winning a prestigious international award.

Amsterdam campus opens with ceremonial signing

Amsterdam campus opens with ceremonial signing

News   •   Oct 04, 2018 15:29 BST

Northumbria University’s international partnership with Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) has been formally inaugurated with a ceremonial signing in Amsterdam.

Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed

Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2018 14:46 BST

Current systems for ranking the best batsmen in test cricket have been bowled out by a new study. In a paper which could give sleepless night to cricket statisticians all over the world, researchers from Newcastle and Northumbria universities delivered their ‘out’ verdict to current methods after analysing the two most popular test cricket rankings.

EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

EXPERT COMMENT: AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 13:45 BST

Nick Martin, Senior Lecturer in Aerodynamics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, looks at how artificial intelligence could use lessons from nature to help drones ride air currents and stay in the air for longer.

The UK’s greatest event of 2018 is here

The UK’s greatest event of 2018 is here

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2018 09:55 BST

If you thought the Royal Wedding was big then you haven’t seen anything yet! The Great Exhibition of the North launches at 1pm today, Friday 22 June – and Northumbria University is at the heart of the action.

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

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.

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

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.

Northumbria receives £754,000 to help establish how quickly a massive Antarctic glacier could collapse

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.

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST

The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.

EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them

EXPERT COMMENT: Gene therapies are proving their worth, but with million dollar price tags, it’s not clear who should pay for them

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2018 14:30 BST

Sterghios Moschos, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Sciences at Northumbria University discusses the benefits of gene therapies and the financial implications of treatments.

Great Exhibition of the North programme announced

Great Exhibition of the North programme announced

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2018 12:27 GMT

A cultural extravaganza will take place in Newcastle and Gateshead this summer, with staff and students from Northumbria University supporting the festival through a wide variety of events and activities.

Northumbria’s engineering courses ranked among best in the world

Northumbria’s engineering courses ranked among best in the world

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 16:49 BST

Northumbria University’s engineering and technology courses now rank in the top 300 in the world, according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018.

University teaching excellence recognised nationally

University teaching excellence recognised nationally

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 11:26 BST

Northumbria University’s teaching excellence has been recognised in a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The new national scheme is aimed at assessing the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities, colleges and other higher education providers.

 Policing cybercrime on the Dark Web

Policing cybercrime on the Dark Web

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 10:09 BST

Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, are part of team that has secured a £1 million international research project to improve how the dark web is policed.

Northumbria researchers host `hugely successful’ Summer Academy

Northumbria researchers host `hugely successful’ Summer Academy

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2017 13:46 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has hosted a highly successful summer academy for researchers exploring global issues in international criminal justice and their impact on peace and security.

Highest ever ranking for Northumbria

Highest ever ranking for Northumbria

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2017 17:09 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has climbed to 48th place in the 2018 Guardian University League Table – its highest ever position.

Northumbria academic helps establish major transplant programme in India

Northumbria academic helps establish major transplant programme in India

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2017 12:33 BST

A Northumbria University academic is playing the lead role in bringing heart and lung transplants to state-run hospitals across India.