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Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2018 11:00 BST

Climate change may have played a more important role in the extinction of Neanderthals than previously believed, according to a new study published in the journal, Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences.

Research reveals new benefits of school holiday clubs

Research reveals new benefits of school holiday clubs

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.

EXPERT COMMENT: Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

EXPERT COMMENT: Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2018 16:03 BST

Vasile Ersek, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography at Northumbria University, and Jack Longman, Research Fellow at University of Southampton, discuss their work undertaken which suggests important role of Balkans in medieval mining due to newly discovered evidence of lead pollution.

EXPERT COMMENT: The Other Side of Australia Day

EXPERT COMMENT: The Other Side of Australia Day

Press Releases   •   Jan 26, 2018 15:52 GMT

Dr Laura Fish, a writer and senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Northumbria University, discusses indigeneity in the modern world.