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Digital approach helps vulnerable people to live more independently

Digital approach helps vulnerable people to live more independently

Press releases   •   Jun 23, 2020 12:21 BST

Researchers at ​Northumbria University are testing and developing a range of smart digital technologies to help some of the most vulnerable people in society live more independently.

Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2020 14:45 BST

Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.

UK’s first ever nursing degree apprentices graduate and join the frontline

UK’s first ever nursing degree apprentices graduate and join the frontline

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 11:31 BST

The first students to graduate from the UK’s first ever Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship scheme have joined the frontline at Newcastle Hospitals in the midst of the global pandemic.

Northumbria University supports NHS by producing thousands of clinical gowns

Northumbria University supports NHS by producing thousands of clinical gowns

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2020 09:00 BST

Thousands of much needed clinical gowns and scrubs are being produced by a team of volunteers at Northumbria University’s School of Design, for use by NHS staff across the North East.

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.

Nursing students experience courtroom drama

Nursing students experience courtroom drama

Press releases   •   Sep 27, 2019 14:15 BST

Nursing students at Northumbria University have the chance to gain unique insight into the legal aspects of a career in nursing, as part of an innovative teaching programme.

Northumbria University Child Psychologist gives insight into Hollywood psychodrama

Northumbria University Child Psychologist gives insight into Hollywood psychodrama

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2019 14:34 GMT

A Northumbria University academic and child psychologist has given his expert opinion on a new psychodrama film starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, which sees her form an obsessive and predatory relationship with a kindergarten student.

Northumbria University shortlisted for four top nursing awards.

Northumbria University shortlisted for four top nursing awards.

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2019 15:39 GMT

Outstanding staff and inspirational students from Northumbria University have been shortlisted for four prestigious national awards by the Student Nursing Times.

 ‘Lift Off’ for Northumbria University researchers!

‘Lift Off’ for Northumbria University researchers!

Press releases   •   May 25, 2018 16:36 BST

Northumbria University researchers will soon take to the sky as part of a partial gravity flight campaign that will determine how space travel affects astronauts’ spinal muscles.