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Northumbria leads pioneering research into impact of Northern Writers’ Awards

Northumbria leads pioneering research into impact of Northern Writers’ Awards

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 10:33 GMT

A champion for Northern voices and underrepresented groups, a key element in the North East creative economy, and a talent pipeline for the UK publishing industry. This is the verdict of Professor Katy Shaw’s new research into the value and impact of the Northern Writers Awards (NWAs) – the UK’s largest literary awards of their kind in the country.

Mathematics accreditation opens doors for Northumbria graduates

Mathematics accreditation opens doors for Northumbria graduates

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 14:32 GMT

Mathematics courses delivered by Northumbria University, Newcastle have been verified as meeting the very highest standards.

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands

Press Releases   •   Nov 12, 2018 16:51 GMT

Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters.

Northumbria sees rapid rise in global rankings

Northumbria sees rapid rise in global rankings

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 11:44 GMT

Northumbria University has risen significantly in two subject areas in the 2019 Times Higher Education’s World Rankings, marking further improvements in the institution’s international profile.

Growing up in conflict – project explores experiences of young people in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Growing up in conflict – project explores experiences of young people in Occupied Palestinian Territories

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 10:31 GMT

The experiences of young people growing up amid conflict and crisis will be explored during a new project between Northumbria University, in Newcastle and An-Najah University in the Occupied Palestine Territories.

Insomniac prisoners sleeping better after one-hour therapy session

Insomniac prisoners sleeping better after one-hour therapy session

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 10:22 GMT

Three-quarters of prisoners struggling to sleep have reported major improvements to their sleep and wellbeing after receiving cognitive behavioural therapy to treat their insomnia.

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.

Giving is good

Giving is good

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 14:58 GMT

The GeNErosity Festival of Philanthropy and Giving launches in the North East tomorrow.

 International Northumbria alumnus and tech investor offers advice to business students

International Northumbria alumnus and tech investor offers advice to business students

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 12:18 GMT

A US-based entrepreneur and start-up investor has returned to Northumbria almost 30 years after studying at the University, to meet current students and share his experiences in business.

Extra! Extra! The new edition of Northumbria University News is out now

Extra! Extra! The new edition of Northumbria University News is out now

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2018 10:53 GMT

The Autumn edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.