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EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 11:47 GMT

Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University and Pia Lamberty PhD Researcher in Social and Legal Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, explain why the spread of conspiracy theories relating to coronavirus could be as harmful to society as the virus itself.

New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions

New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2020 11:59 GMT

​Experts from Northumbria and Sheffield Hallam Universities will launch a new research project which aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation programmes as part of the NHS long-term plan.

Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s

Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 10:09 GMT

Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.

Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2020 16:23 GMT

An innovative breath collecting device developed by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, could revolutionise the way we diagnose diseases, such as the newly emerged strain of coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

News   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:37 BST

Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.

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Public Lecture Series: Professor Glyn Howatson

Public Lecture Series: Professor Glyn Howatson

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:04 GMT

Professor Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology and Research and Innovation Lead, Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation From Brawn to Brain and Back Again Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Feb 07, 18:0019:30 GMT

Northumbria University Room CCE 002, Business & Law Building City Campus East Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

Public Lecture Series: Professor Dianne Ford

Public Lecture Series: Professor Dianne Ford

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:01 GMT

Professor Dianne Ford, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University Can we eat to live longer? Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Jan 24, 18:0019:30 GMT

Northumbria University Room CCE 002, Business & Law Building City Campus East Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

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Transforming care through workforce development

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First student cohort to graduate from Northumbria's Postive Behavioural Support programmes

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Young people's healthy eating project

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A film being used as part of a training package for school nurses to tackled obesity

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