Northumbria University honours outstanding creative talents

Northumbria University honours outstanding creative talents

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2013 00:00 BST

Students could be forgiven for being Star Struck at their graduation ceremony today.

Northumbria University honours region’s bright stars

Northumbria University honours region’s bright stars

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2013 00:00 GMT

Inspiring figures who have made a global impact through their work in music, medicine and charity will be honoured at Northumbria University, Newcastle, next week.

Northumbria awards Duchess of Northumberland with honorary degree

Northumbria awards Duchess of Northumberland with honorary degree

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2013 00:00 GMT

The Duchess of Northumberland has been awarded an honorary degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle to recognise her significant contribution to the region.

Northumbria awards Lord Walton with honorary degree

Northumbria awards Lord Walton with honorary degree

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2013 00:00 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle has today awarded Lord Walton of Detchant with an honorary degree in recognition of his long career as a world-leading neurologist.

AC/DC rock singer becomes Doctor of Music

AC/DC rock singer becomes Doctor of Music

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2014 00:00 BST

Legendary lead singer of AC/DC, Brian Johnson, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Music by Northumbria University today (Wednesday 9 July).

Northumbria University honours inspirational campaigner

Northumbria University honours inspirational campaigner

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2014 00:00 BST

Racial equality and community relations campaigner Baroness Howells of St Davids, OBE, was today (Thursday July 10th) awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria honours Hong Kong civic leader

Northumbria honours Hong Kong civic leader

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2014 00:00 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law to Mrs Carrie Yau, the Executive Director of the Hong Kong Vocational Training Council (VTC) in recognition of her contribution to the promotion of vocational education, skills and in-company development in Hong Kong.

Theatre director honoured for taking North East talent to global audiences

Theatre director honoured for taking North East talent to global audiences

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 00:00 GMT

The director who brought Lee Hall’s award-winning play, The Pitmen Painters, to the stage was honoured at Northumbria University, Newcastle today.

Norwegian artist honoured by Northumbria University

Norwegian artist honoured by Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 00:00 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle has today cemented its relationship with one of Scandinavia’s most distinguished landscape artists by awarding an honorary degree to celebrated artist, Ørnulf Opdahl.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2015 00:00 BST

Barrister Lord Falconer of Thoroton, who served in the Blair government and led moves to bring about historic changes in the administration of justice, was this week awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Psychologist launches guide book for humans

Psychologist launches guide book for humans

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2014 00:00 BST

A senior lecturer and health psychologist at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has published a new book that explores what makes us who we are and why we are so resistant to change.

Crown Prince of Norway receives Honorary Degree from Northumbria University

Crown Prince of Norway receives Honorary Degree from Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2016 14:36 BST

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, has conferred an Honorary Degree on His Royal Highness, The Crown Prince of Norway.

Leading neuroscientist to deliver free public lecture

Leading neuroscientist to deliver free public lecture

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2016 14:35 BST

​One of the UK’s foremost neuroscientists is to deliver a free public lecture at Northumbria University later this month.

Will your partner stay or stray?

Will your partner stay or stray?

Press releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 00:00 GMT

Both men and women may be genetically inclined to be either promiscuous or faithful according to new research from Northumbria and Oxford Universities.

It’s all in the mind as new exhibition uncovers secrets of the brain

It’s all in the mind as new exhibition uncovers secrets of the brain

Press releases   •   Jun 10, 2015 00:00 BST

One of the largest biomedical research charities in the world, the Wellcome Trust, has pledged £650,000 towards a new exhibition opening in 2016 that will tell the story of the brain and how it works, revealing some of its secrets and exploring the techniques scientists use to study it.

Northumbria researcher redefines the rules of chemistry

Northumbria researcher redefines the rules of chemistry

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2015 11:49 BST

Research by a Northumbria academic could have a significant impact on the teaching of chemistry after he developed a radical new interpretation of a 99-year-old rule featured in all standard textbooks.