Ageing in changing times

Ageing in changing times

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2015 00:00 BST

Leading experts on ageing from across the world will visit Newcastle for an annual conference focusing on how people are ageing in changing times.

Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2015 00:00 BST

Baroness Susan Greenfield has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease.

British people are living longer but have more ailments, study reveals

British people are living longer but have more ailments, study reveals

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 16:27 BST

​People in the UK are living longer but are coping with more medical ailments causing illness or disability in their older years, according to a major new international study published in The Lancet today.

Pioneering Northumbria researchers take on People, Pavements and Property

Pioneering Northumbria researchers take on People, Pavements and Property

Press releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 15:08 GMT

Two Northumbria researchers have launched the latest in a series of innovative projects designed to challenge and inform public perceptions of homelessness.

Conference to discuss the challenges of ageing

Conference to discuss the challenges of ageing

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 00:00 GMT

Up to 400 of the world’s leading experts on ageing will visit Northumbria University next year to take part in the British Society of Gerontology’s annual conference.