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University students facing food insecurity due to pandemic

University students facing food insecurity due to pandemic

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2020 12:16 BST

Four out of ten university students have reported they are worried that they will run out of food as they deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report. The findings have been submitted to the UK Education Select Committee inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services.

Massive decrease in fruit and vegetable intake reported by children receiving free school meals following lockdown

Massive decrease in fruit and vegetable intake reported by children receiving free school meals following lockdown

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2020 08:30 BST

In a study conducted by Northumbria University around half of the children who received free school meal vouchers are reporting a significant drop in their intake of fruit and vegetables since schools closed due to COVID-19 in March, yet many reported a large increase in consumption of sugary drinks and snacks.

Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US

Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 12:37 GMT

Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies and Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History, from Faculty of Humanities at Northumbria report about the US election outcome.

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