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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.

Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality

Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2018 10:24 BST

Rugby star and TV presenter Matt Dawson touched down at Northumbria University, Newcastle, to explore the latest in student accommodation and catch-up with some of rugby’s rising talent.

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.

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 11:34 BST

A rugby team from Northumbria University, Newcastle, travelled 6,000 miles to China as part of an exciting new sporting partnership.

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.

‘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.

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.

Academic recognised for distinguished contribution to sport psychology

Academic recognised for distinguished contribution to sport psychology

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2017 10:43 GMT

A Northumbria University academic who specialises in the psychological factors around football has been recognised for her distinguished contribution to sport and exercise psychology.

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.

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.

Read All About It!

Read All About It!

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2017 15:00 GMT

Celebrate the arrival of Spring 2017 with the new issue of Northumbria University News - available on campus from Monday 13 March!

Scholarship scheme provides support for postgraduate study

Scholarship scheme provides support for postgraduate study

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2017 11:46 GMT

Students who have been offered places on postgraduate courses at Northumbria University are being encouraged to apply for one of 50 scholarships currently available.

Partnership brings Europe’s top basketball players to Northumbria University

Partnership brings Europe’s top basketball players to Northumbria University

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2016 15:44 GMT

Up to 80 professional basketball players from all corners of Europe will be coming to Northumbria University, Newcastle, next summer to help build a career beyond their playing days.

TV crew explore Northumbria’s state-of-the-art facilities

TV crew explore Northumbria’s state-of-the-art facilities

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2016 15:20 BST

Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are working with Channel 4 on a documentary examining the latest in fitness trends.

Academic elected Vice-President of global sports association

Academic elected Vice-President of global sports association

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2016 15:13 BST

Members of the World Association for Sport Management have elected a Northumbria University academic to become its Vice-President.

Northumbria students eye up the medals at Rio’s Paralympic Games

Northumbria students eye up the medals at Rio’s Paralympic Games

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 16:00 BST

​Four Northumbria University students are going for gold at Rio’s Paralympic Games this month. The quartet of swimmers have their eyes on the big prize after jetting out to the 2016 Games in South America.

EXPERT COMMENT: Five new sports announced for Tokyo 2020, but where does the future of the Olympics lie?

EXPERT COMMENT: Five new sports announced for Tokyo 2020, but where does the future of the Olympics lie?

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2016 15:22 BST

​Mikhail Batuev, Lecturer in Sport Management in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, writes about the 2020 Olympics for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2016 14:36 BST

​Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology at Northumbria, along with Angus Hunter, Reader in Exercise Physiology and Lee Hamilton, Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, writes about weight training for The Conversation.

Student volunteers return from Marseille charity project to graduate

Student volunteers return from Marseille charity project to graduate

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2016 14:15 BST

​A group of football fans from Northumbria University, Newcastle, who caught the attention of the French media when they volunteered in a community project in Marseille during Euro 2016, have returned to Newcastle for their graduation ceremonies.