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Connecting the countryside

Connecting the countryside

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2019 16:06 BST

The gap between the services available to people living in urban and rural areas could soon be narrowed thanks to a new project which will use smart devices and big data technology to improve life for country dwellers.

Woon Prize winner launches solo exhibition

Woon Prize winner launches solo exhibition

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2019 11:24 BST

One year after she was named the winner of the 2018 Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Prize, artist Kara Chin is about to launch her first solo exhibition.

Medical and mental health law under examination at Northumbria

Medical and mental health law under examination at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2019 10:52 BST

Northumbria Law School hosted a one-day research seminar exploring gaps in legal safeguards designed to protect both health service practitioners and patients.

Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced

Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2019 12:33 BST

Northumbria University Master of Fine Art graduate Siân Hutchings has been announced as the 2019-20 Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence.

Global league table rates Northumbria for research

Global league table rates Northumbria for research

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 09:53 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle continues to improve its standing in global league tables and is now rated among the top universities in the world for research citations.

Northumbria going for gold in health and safety

Northumbria going for gold in health and safety

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 17:26 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle has attained ‘Gold learning partner status’ from globally recognised health, safety and environmental qualification awarding body NEBOSH.

Come along and help "be the change" during U.N. International Day of Peace

Come along and help "be the change" during U.N. International Day of Peace

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 10:52 BST

Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, are supporting this year’s United Nations’ International Day of Peace on September 21st with a series of free events.

Travel experience leads to successful business start up

Travel experience leads to successful business start up

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:27 BST

Two Northumbria University graduates have won the Duke of York’s Entrepreneur of the Year award after launching their own specialist tourism marketing business last year.

Northumbria student nets leadership role in women’s football

Northumbria student nets leadership role in women’s football

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2019 14:56 BST

As the Women’s World Cup kicked off in France earlier this summer, Northumbria University Football President and 1st team player Georgia Gibson received her own call up onto the FA University Women’s Leadership Programme.

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 16:18 BST

Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University is taking centre stage at esteemed international events to speak about developing female volunteering in sport.