EXPERT COMMENT: Buggery, bribery and a committee: the story of how gay sex was decriminalised in Britain
Press Releases • Jul 25, 2017 10:18 BST
Chris Ashford, Professor of Law and Society at Northumbria University, writes about the historical events that lead to a shift in attitudes towards gender and sexuality.
Press Releases • Jul 20, 2017 11:43 BST
Academics Catherine Bailey, Senior Research Fellow in Public Health and Wellbeing, Katie Brittain, Associate Professor of Ageing & Health and Sue Tiplady, Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, all from Northumbria University, write about dementia research findings.
Press Releases • Jul 18, 2017 15:06 BST
A peat bog in Romania provides a new insight into our knowledge of when the Sahara began to transform from grassland into the desert we know today, and the impact this had on dust deposition within Eastern Europe.
Press Releases • Jul 17, 2017 13:14 BST
Selina Sutton, PhD student at Northumbria University, writes about the complex issues surrounding emoji design in the modern society.
Press Releases • Jul 17, 2017 12:21 BST
A new contemporary structure based on a design by a Northumbria University Interior Architecture student has been installed in the National Trust’s Gibside in Tyne and Wear.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 14:23 BST
The Rt Hon Lord Mackay of Clashfern has received an honorary degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for his contribution to the UK judicial system.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 12:45 BST
More than 75 of Europe’s top basketball stars have descended on Northumbria University, Newcastle, as the first cohort to start a range of leadership and management courses.
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 10:54 BST
Northumbria University has reinforced its reputation as a hotbed for women’s football after it was named as one of eight FA Women’s High Performance Football Centres.
EXPERT COMMENT - The ‘French paradox’ turned out to be an illusion, but it led to some interesting research
Press Releases • Jul 13, 2017 09:49 BST
Everybody loved the French paradox. It was a term coined in 1980 by French scientists in their paper on heart disease and fat intake. It refers to the fact that, despite consuming a diet high in saturated fat, French people have relatively low levels of coronary heart disease, especially when compared with people in Britain.
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2017 15:43 BST
Beatrix Campbell OBE has received an honorary degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her lifelong and outstanding service to equal opportunities.
Press Releases • Jul 11, 2017 11:21 BST
A leader in enterprise at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been recognised for his part in helping transform the lives of a wide range of students and graduates starting their own business.
Press Releases • Jul 10, 2017 14:29 BST
Adam Serfontein has received a Doctor of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for his vast contribution to the region’s economy.
Press Releases • Jul 06, 2017 12:31 BST
Four eminent figures from the fields of law, medicine, business and influential writing will be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this summer.
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2017 12:25 BST
Researchers at Northumbria University in Newcastle are working with today’s young people to help reduce obesity in future generations.
Press Releases • Jul 05, 2017 11:00 BST
Experts in ageing at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are leading research to understand the role of home adaptations in improving later life.