EXPERT COMMENT: We’ve saved pink pigeons from extinction – now let’s be kinder to their grey cousins
Press releases • Dec 10, 2018 16:20 GMT
Mike Jeffries, Associate Professor, Ecology, Northumbria University, talks about the common feral relatives of the charismatic pink pigeon, and why they're just as deserving of our admiration.
Press releases • Dec 07, 2018 13:21 GMT
Northumbria's research on Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier celebrated for its contribution to understanding the impact of climate change on global sea levels.
Press releases • Dec 06, 2018 15:55 GMT
New research collaborations have been established between UK and Russian Universities which could see a new generation of low-carbon engines developed – potentially reducing the environmental impact of air and automotive travel in the future.
Press releases • Dec 06, 2018 12:24 GMT
Famous names from the UK’s fashion industry, including accomplished Northumbria University fashion graduates, will gather in the region this weekend to inspire the next generation of designers.
EXPERT COMMENT: The ‘Gurlitt case’: how a routine customs check uncovered a sensational Nazi-era art hoard
Press releases • Dec 05, 2018 14:58 GMT
Malcolm Gee, Visiting Fellow in Art History at Northumbria, tells the story of the Gurlitt Case.
Press releases • Dec 05, 2018 12:20 GMT
A young student’s research placement with Northumbria University, Newcastle has earned him a regional engineering award.
Press releases • Dec 03, 2018 15:15 GMT
A new research project investigating how older adults respond to misinformation about infectious disease outbreaks received via WhatsApp is about to begin at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Press releases • Dec 03, 2018 10:51 GMT
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has deepened its relationship with Santander Universities UK with a new three-year funding agreement.
Press releases • Nov 30, 2018 15:48 GMT
Paul Michael Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria, discusses post-industrial decline and how retail spaces are closing and losing value across England and Wales.
Press releases • Nov 30, 2018 12:35 GMT
Night owls may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers. In the first ever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or a night owl can influence your health, researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an increased risk of ill health in people with an evening preference.
Press releases • Nov 30, 2018 10:12 GMT
Northumbria University has been awarded a share of more than £460,000 to lead the first UK study of its kind into the social and economic impact of hydraulic fracturing on communities.
Press releases • Nov 29, 2018 10:40 GMT
A major £1.4 million study investigating the benefits that yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to begin at Northumbria University, Newcastle. It aims to determine both the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older adults with multimorbidity.
EXPERT COMMENT: More than 11,000 pubs closed since 2001 – but breweries could revive local watering holes
Press releases • Nov 28, 2018 16:59 GMT
Ignazio Cabras, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development at Northumbria University, discusses the impact of boarded up pubs and the impact on rural village life.
Press releases • Nov 28, 2018 10:00 GMT
Staff and students at Northumbria University will mark World AIDS Day by celebrating the life and work of a former academic, and launching two new initiatives aimed at highlighting the challenges faced by those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Press releases • Nov 26, 2018 11:14 GMT
Some of history’s most notorious unsolved murder crimes could be laid bare thanks to new forensic research led at Northumbria University, in Newcastle.
Press releases • Nov 23, 2018 13:59 GMT
Press releases • Nov 22, 2018 11:23 GMT
In the past few years, many businesses have developed sustainable strategies where social responsibility is an integral part of their business model.
Press releases • Nov 21, 2018 17:18 GMT
Jane Brown, Lecturer in Marketing, explores the marketing and planning behind Black Friday, and suggests practical tips to help manage spending.
Press releases • Nov 20, 2018 14:49 GMT
Investment and Wealth management business Brewin Dolphin has pledged £9,000 for a scholarship programme to support Northumbria students wishing to study at the University's Amsterdam Campus.