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Historic setting for international Blockchain seminar

Historic setting for international Blockchain seminar

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 14:42 GMT

Northumbria academic Professor Yu Xiong has led an international forum exploring how innovations in Blockchain technology can foster links between UK and the Chinese businesses, and new opportunities for collaboration.

EXPERT COMMENT: Business rates: how reform can benefit both business and public services

EXPERT COMMENT: Business rates: how reform can benefit both business and public services

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 10:46 GMT

Kevin Muldoon-Smith, Lecturer in Built Environment Adaptation and Investment at Northumbria University discusses the possible consequences and potential in regards to reforming the business rates system.

Volunteering partnership helps increase access to free legal advice

Volunteering partnership helps increase access to free legal advice

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 12:15 GMT

The Student Law Office at Northumbria University has launched a new project in partnership with Citizens Advice Newcastle which will see law students working with the charity to increase access to legal advice in the city.

Royal seal of approval for student sport volunteers

Royal seal of approval for student sport volunteers

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 14:32 GMT

Northumbria University has won a prestigious national volunteering award after its students were recognised for their work in driving a positive change in society.

New talent takes to the stage

New talent takes to the stage

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 12:11 GMT

Six brand new plays, written and performed by a talented new generation of theatre-makers, will take to the stage this week for Live Theatre’s Elevator Festival.

EXPERT COMMENT: Bloody Sunday: as former British soldier faces murder charges, Northern Ireland still divided by legacy of violence

EXPERT COMMENT: Bloody Sunday: as former British soldier faces murder charges, Northern Ireland still divided by legacy of violence

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2019 15:27 GMT

Connal Parr, Lecturer in Humanities at Northumbria University discusses Bloody Sunday and the charges faced because of this day.

EXPERT COMMENT: Grenfell Tower: criminal charges delayed, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be justice

EXPERT COMMENT: Grenfell Tower: criminal charges delayed, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be justice

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 10:43 GMT

Victoria Elizabeth Roper, Senior Lecturer in Law at Northumbria University, discusses the delay in launching prosecutions in relation to the Grenfell tragedy.

Life after BREXIT – Day 1

Life after BREXIT – Day 1

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2019 08:36 GMT

The future prosperity of the North East of England post Brexit is the subject of a major one-day seminar to be held at Northumbria University on Friday 29 March.

Northumbria hosts international research seminar on criminal justice

Northumbria hosts international research seminar on criminal justice

Press Releases   •   Mar 11, 2019 11:23 GMT

Examining laws designed to protect vulnerable people from exploitation and grooming was the focus of a special international research event led by leading academics and practitioners at Northumbria University.

National Apprenticeships Week attracts employers to Northumbria.

National Apprenticeships Week attracts employers to Northumbria.

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2019 15:24 GMT

Business employers visited Northumbria University, Newcastle, recently to hear how degree and higher apprenticeships can strengthen their recruitment strategies.