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Female scientists get set to take to the soapbox

Female scientists get set to take to the soapbox

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2016 11:51 BST

​Did you know that fruit flies are being used to help to find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease? This is one of the topics currently being researched at Northumbria University which will be under discussion at a special event celebrating women working in science this weekend.

Northumbria academic brings life-saving surgery to Sri Lanka for first time

Northumbria academic brings life-saving surgery to Sri Lanka for first time

Press Releases   •   Dec 16, 2015 14:33 GMT

​A Northumbria University academic is playing the lead role in bringing heart and lung transplants to Sri Lanka – a country where this life-saving surgery has not previously been available.

Northumbria graduate cooks up a storm with TV chef

Northumbria graduate cooks up a storm with TV chef

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2015 12:18 GMT

​A Northumbria University graduate is working with Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food on a mission to get the North East cooking healthily.