Tag / sport
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.
Press Releases • Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST
The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Press Releases • May 05, 2016 13:44 BST
Karen Keane, Lecturer in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, discusses the effects of cherry juice on high blood pressure for The Conversation.
Press Releases • May 05, 2016 09:36 BST
Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice significantly reduces high blood pressure at a level comparable to that achieved by medication, according to new research from Northumbria University, Newcastle.