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Huge fall in FGM among girls across Africa

Huge fall in FGM among girls across Africa

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 09:15 GMT

The prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGMC) among girls up to the age of 14 has fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over the past three decades, reveals the first analysis of its kind.

Researchers develop a walking frame that could keep older adults active, for longer

Researchers develop a walking frame that could keep older adults active, for longer

Press Releases   •   Aug 13, 2018 11:59 BST

A robotic walking frame that could help older people recover more quickly after a fall or injury, reducing the length of time they need to stay in hospital, is being developed in partnership with researchers at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Nordic nations, North Americans and Antipodeans rank top in navigation skills

Nordic nations, North Americans and Antipodeans rank top in navigation skills

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2018 16:24 BST

People in Nordic countries, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have the best spatial navigational abilities, according to a new international study involving Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria University supports world’s first commercial space and deep sea research and training centre

Northumbria University supports world’s first commercial space and deep sea research and training centre

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2017 14:06 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle is supporting the launch of Blue Abyss, the world’s first commercial space and deep sea research and training centre to be built at RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire.

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