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Northumbria University recognised for excellence in cyber security research

Northumbria University recognised for excellence in cyber security research

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2019 17:04 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is one of just two universities to be newly recognised this year as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the National Cyber Security Centre and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces

Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces

Press releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 10:09 GMT

Northumbria University and Northumbria Police have joined forces in an exciting partnership to help educate the next generation of officers.

More than £480,000 to tackle religious hate crime

More than £480,000 to tackle religious hate crime

Press releases   •   Apr 20, 2018 13:31 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is working closely with students to create new and innovative projects to counter religion-based hate crime and harassment, thanks to new funding from the Office for Students (OfS).

Former Lord Chancellor honoured by Northumbria University

Former Lord Chancellor honoured by Northumbria University

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.

Equal opportunities campaigner Beatrix Campbell OBE honoured by Northumbria University

Equal opportunities campaigner Beatrix Campbell OBE honoured by Northumbria University

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.

EXPERT COMMENT: ‘Wheelchair vs buggy’: a step in the right direction for people with disabilities?

EXPERT COMMENT: ‘Wheelchair vs buggy’: a step in the right direction for people with disabilities?

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2017 14:40 GMT

Angela MacFarlane, Senior Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, writes about the different angles that need to be considered following disabled man's court case win against a bus company.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

EXPERT COMMENT: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 13:03 GMT

Alexander Maine, PhD candidate and a lecturer in Law at Northumbria University discusses preventative HIV drug PrEP and its availability.

EXPERT COMMENT: After Keith Vaz: why the Home Affairs Select Committee’s prostitution inquiry must continue

EXPERT COMMENT: After Keith Vaz: why the Home Affairs Select Committee’s prostitution inquiry must continue

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2016 14:01 BST

Mary Laing, Senior lecturer in Criminology at Northumbria, writes about the legal system regarding escort industry for The Conversation.