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EXPERT COMMENT: To win the war against illegal streaming sites the Premier League must beat them at their own game

EXPERT COMMENT: To win the war against illegal streaming sites the Premier League must beat them at their own game

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2017 10:26 BST

Roger Domeneghetti, Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria, writes about the Premier League for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: 10 things every child with autism wishes you knew

EXPERT COMMENT: 10 things every child with autism wishes you knew

Press Releases   •   Mar 31, 2017 14:41 BST

​Helen Driver, PhD Researcher in Autism, Family and Communication and Joanna Reynolds, Research Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Child and Family Wellbeing at Northumbria write about autism for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Ruffled feathers: angry Britons’ battle with dive-bombing birds moves inland

EXPERT COMMENT: Ruffled feathers: angry Britons’ battle with dive-bombing birds moves inland

Press Releases   •   Feb 15, 2017 13:40 GMT

Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology, writes about the problem of dive-bombing seagulls for The Conversation.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Why America’s most famous circus was destined to fail

EXPERT COMMENT: Why America’s most famous circus was destined to fail

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 15:00 GMT

Ron Beadle, Professor of Organization and Business Ethics at Northumbria University, writes about America's best known and longest running circus - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.

EXPERT COMMENT: Scientists have discovered a new state of matter for water

EXPERT COMMENT: Scientists have discovered a new state of matter for water

Press Releases   •   Dec 23, 2016 10:02 GMT

​Rodrigo Ledesma Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria, writes about a new state of matter for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: How legal aid cuts are putting extra strain on family courts

EXPERT COMMENT: How legal aid cuts are putting extra strain on family courts

Press Releases   •   Dec 23, 2016 09:47 GMT

​Kayliegh Richardson, Senior Lecturer in Family Law and Child Care Law at Northumbria, writes about legal aid cuts for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Ed Balls deserved the Strictly glitterball

EXPERT COMMENT: Why Ed Balls deserved the Strictly glitterball

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2016 11:41 GMT

Mary Irwin, Senior Lecturer in Media at Northumbria University, writes about one of Britain's most loved TV shows 'Strictly Come Dancing' climax.

EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?

EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 11:38 GMT

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the anthropomorphism of animals in response to the recent episode of BBC One's Planet Earth II.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump

EXPERT COMMENT: Why markets have bounced back after the election of Donald Trump

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 15:39 GMT

Scott Ellis, Associate Lecture and PhD Candidate at Northumbria, writes about how the election of Donald Trump has affected the stock markets.

EXPERT COMMENT: Trump is an avowed sinner – so why did American evangelicals vote for him?

EXPERT COMMENT: Trump is an avowed sinner – so why did American evangelicals vote for him?

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 15:26 GMT

Randall Stephens, Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria, writes about the US Election for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Lest we forget: women also serve in the armed forces

EXPERT COMMENT: Lest we forget: women also serve in the armed forces

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 13:57 GMT

Christina Dodds, PhD researcher at Northumbria, writes about female members of the armed forces this Armistice Day for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Goth, steampunk and the state of subculture today

EXPERT COMMENT: Goth, steampunk and the state of subculture today

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2016 11:28 GMT

​Claire Nally, Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature at Northumbria, writes about subculture for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Vietnam is struggling to unite its Mekong neighbours against China

EXPERT COMMENT: Vietnam is struggling to unite its Mekong neighbours against China

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2016 09:19 BST

Oliver Hensengerth, Lecturer in Politics at Northumbria, writes about territorial wrangling in the region for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Filthy rich? Insects prefer to live in wealthier houses research says

EXPERT COMMENT: Filthy rich? Insects prefer to live in wealthier houses research says

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2016 15:28 BST

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria, writes about households becoming biodiversity hotspots for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: The north-south divide in A-levels explained

EXPERT COMMENT: The north-south divide in A-levels explained

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2016 10:46 BST

Michael Jopling, Professor in Education in the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning at Northumbria, writes about A Levels for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Are The Beatles still more misunderstood than Jesus?

EXPERT COMMENT: Are The Beatles still more misunderstood than Jesus?

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2016 16:47 BST

​Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies at Northumbria University, writes about the The Beatles for The Conversation.

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.

EXPERT COMMENT: Why do you feel like you’re falling when you go to sleep?

EXPERT COMMENT: Why do you feel like you’re falling when you go to sleep?

Press Releases   •   Jul 22, 2016 10:47 BST

Jason Ellis, Professor of Sleep Science and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, writes about hypnic jerks for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Is Brexit a new ‘Magna Carta’ as Wetherspoon’s boss suggests?

EXPERT COMMENT: Is Brexit a new ‘Magna Carta’ as Wetherspoon’s boss suggests?

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 15:02 BST

​Ignazio Cabras, Professor in Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria, writes about Brexit for The Conversation.