COMMENT: When it comes to nature’s public enemy number one, the mosquito is a modern monster

COMMENT: When it comes to nature’s public enemy number one, the mosquito is a modern monster

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2015 00:00 GMT

Dr Mike Jeffries, , Teaching Fellow in Ecology in the Department of Geography, looks at the worlds most dangerous animal - it's smaller than you might think...

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: Save the environment from posh crusties – it’s a working-class issue too

EXPERT COMMENT: Save the environment from posh crusties – it’s a working-class issue too

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2016 12:34 BST

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about climate change for The Conversation.

Close ‘en-counters’ of the geographical kind

Close ‘en-counters’ of the geographical kind

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2016 14:10 BST

​A new exhibition exploring how young people perceive and map the city’s geography will launch at The Holy Biscuit during Newcastle’s Late Shows, starting tonight.

Shakespeare – but not as we know him

Shakespeare – but not as we know him

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2016 10:35 BST

​Four hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, his plays and prose continue to impress and inspire audiences around the world.

COMMENT: Why don’t we wipe mosquitoes off the face of the Earth?

COMMENT: Why don’t we wipe mosquitoes off the face of the Earth?

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2016 15:42 GMT

​Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about mosquitoes for The Conversation.

COMMENT: In praise of skaters – elves saving cities' forlorn and forgotten corners

COMMENT: In praise of skaters – elves saving cities' forlorn and forgotten corners

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2015 00:00 BST

Dr Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Geography at Northumbria University, Newcastle, discusses the positive impact skateboarders can have on cities.