Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 16:04 GMT

Experts on children’s holiday hunger from the Healthy Living Research Lab at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been asked to present to a group of MPs who are leading an inquiry into the issue.

Sick and tired – not just a figure of speech

Sick and tired – not just a figure of speech

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 16:22 GMT

​Large-scale study looks at tiredness and its associations with environment, genes, and mental and physical health.

 Northumbria to devise new global eco-innovation system for North East

Northumbria to devise new global eco-innovation system for North East

Press releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 16:58 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is collaborating with one of the world’s top universities to devise a new global eco-innovation system for the North East.

 Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 16:11 GMT

A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has received a prestigious award for her pioneering work into school breakfast clubs and holiday hunger.

Experts’ pioneering research examines exercise referral schemes

Experts’ pioneering research examines exercise referral schemes

Press releases   •   Dec 23, 2016 14:40 GMT

​People who have been referred to exercise referral schemes who smoke, are younger* and have more serious and complex health conditions are more likely to drop out before completing the scheme according to pioneering research carried out by Northumbria University, Newcastle.

EXPERT COMMENT: Does a free place at an independent school really trump going to a state school?

EXPERT COMMENT: Does a free place at an independent school really trump going to a state school?

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 16:07 GMT

Michael Jopling, Professor in Education at Northumbria University, writes about diversity within the private education sector in the United Kingdom.