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 Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Press Releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 16:11 GMT

A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has received a prestigious award for her pioneering work into school breakfast clubs and holiday hunger.

 Twins on a mission to raise staggering £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation

Twins on a mission to raise staggering £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 10:31 GMT

Northumbria University alumnus Jonathan Stretton-Downes and his twin brother David are aiming to raise £100,000 with the ‘SIX TIMES OPEN’ campaign, inspired by Jonathan’s sixth heart surgery in Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital in early 2017.

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2016 15:33 GMT

Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, and Anna-Marie Marshall, PhD researcher and demonstrator at Northumbria University, write about smoking for The Conversation.

Experts gather as infant mental health comes under the spotlight

Experts gather as infant mental health comes under the spotlight

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2016 15:43 BST

​Almost 200 specialists from across the region have gathered at Northumbria University to find out about the support it can offer practitioners on issues surrounding infant mental health.