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Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children
Press releases • Jun 27, 2019 12:05 BST
MILLIONS of pounds allocated by the government to feed some of the poorest children in the country is unaccounted for, according to a new report from Northumbria University, being discussed in the House of Commons today (Thursday 27 June).
Press releases • Dec 19, 2018 11:57 GMT
A team from Northumbria University, Newcastle are developing plans for an online platform that would help members of the LGBT+ community to understand their legal rights when they travel abroad.
Press releases • Nov 28, 2018 10:00 GMT
Staff and students at Northumbria University will mark World AIDS Day by celebrating the life and work of a former academic, and launching two new initiatives aimed at highlighting the challenges faced by those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
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.
Press releases • Aug 09, 2018 11:08 BST
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has awarded almost £600,000 to a consortium of universities and businesses in the north of England – including Northumbria University, Newcastle –to boost the reputation under-represented groups in engineering and physical sciences.
Press releases • Jul 27, 2018 09:17 BST
With the Government’s announcement today (27 July) of a £2 million fund to provide holiday activities for children, newly-published research from Northumbria University, Newcastle has revealed that holiday clubs provide many more benefits for both children and parents than previously believed.
Press releases • May 30, 2018 17:28 BST
The largest study of school holiday clubs in England has found that as well as helping to combat childhood hunger, holiday clubs provide a number of social and health benefits including providing children a safe place to play. The extensive findings of the study were released today (Wednesday 30 May) at a special event at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Press releases • May 30, 2018 12:15 BST
A Disaster Management expert from Northumbria University, who spent last summer managing a support line for people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, has received royal recognition for her work.