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Sport to promote economic and social development in Zambia

Sport to promote economic and social development in Zambia

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 12:15 GMT

A cohort of five students and staff from Northumbria University will visit Zambia next summer to take part in the Volunteer Zambia programme, an initiative that Northumbria has played a significant role in over the last 15 years.

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 16:18 BST

Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University is taking centre stage at esteemed international events to speak about developing female volunteering in sport.

It’s a mystery: Parents in the dark about the university Clearing process, says study

It’s a mystery: Parents in the dark about the university Clearing process, says study

Press releases   •   Aug 06, 2019 10:19 BST

With just a week to go before A-level results are released, more than half of parents – including those who themselves have studied at university – have not heard of Clearing and Adjustment, according to new research.

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2019 15:35 BST

In light of a new study that argues YouTube is not only promoting climate denial content, but allowing deniers to hijack scientific terms, Dr Santosh Vijaykumar, Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow in Digital Health at Northumbria, discusses the role of social media in spreading conspiracy theories.

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A Celebration of Sporting Excellence

A Celebration of Sporting Excellence

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:11 GMT

Guest-speaker Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, 11-times Paralympic Gold Medal Winner & Chancellor of Northumbria University, will reflect on Northumbria’s Paralympic success in Rio where we achieved six medals, including gold, in what proved to be Great Britain’s most prosperous Games since 1968.

Feb 16, 18:30 - 23:55 GMT

Sport Central Northumbria University Northumberland Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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