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What it's really like to live with dementia

What it's really like to live with dementia

Press releases   •   Jul 20, 2017 11:43 BST

Academics Catherine Bailey, Senior Research Fellow in Public Health and Wellbeing, Katie Brittain, Associate Professor of Ageing & Health and Sue Tiplady, Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing, all from Northumbria University, write about dementia research findings.

Celebrated figures awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

Celebrated figures awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 12:31 BST

Four eminent figures from the fields of law, medicine, business and influential writing will be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this summer.

Northumbria leading research to improve independent living for elderly people

Northumbria leading research to improve independent living for elderly people

Press releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 11:00 BST

Experts in ageing at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are leading research to understand the role of home adaptations in improving later life.

Northumbria academic receives prestigious international award for alcohol research

Northumbria academic receives prestigious international award for alcohol research

Press releases   •   May 31, 2017 11:05 BST

A Northumbria University academic, whose research has had a major impact on public health policies around the world, has received a prestigious award for his contribution to alcohol studies.

Medical guidelines for astronauts to be launched by Northumbria University in the US

Medical guidelines for astronauts to be launched by Northumbria University in the US

Press releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 12:21 BST

Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are helping to write the medical rulebook that will keep astronauts fit and healthy during long trips through the solar system.

Northumbria welcomes Finnish partners on pioneering patient safety project

Northumbria welcomes Finnish partners on pioneering patient safety project

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2017 11:15 BST

A leading Finnish expert in the field of applied sciences has spent a week working closely with Northumbria University academics on an EU-funded project to improve patient safety.

Northumbria showcases world-class medical expertise to Chinese delegates

Northumbria showcases world-class medical expertise to Chinese delegates

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2017 10:53 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, hosted a delegation of leading medical doctors from China as part of a programme to learn more about medical education in the UK.

Northumbria academics among line up for BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

Northumbria academics among line up for BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 14:58 GMT

Leading academics from Northumbria University will speak alongside former Formula 1 racing driver Damon Hill OBE, Harriet Harman MP and former health minister Edwina Currie among others at BBC 3’s Free Thinking Festival 2017.

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 16:04 GMT

Experts on children’s holiday hunger from the Healthy Living Research Lab at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been asked to present to a group of MPs who are leading an inquiry into the issue.

 Northumbria leads European project to improve patient safety

Northumbria leads European project to improve patient safety

Press releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 16:34 GMT

A Northumbria University-led project to improve patient safety education has been awarded €431,996 in European funding.