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EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 11:47 GMT

Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University and Pia Lamberty PhD Researcher in Social and Legal Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, explain why the spread of conspiracy theories relating to coronavirus could be as harmful to society as the virus itself.

New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions

New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2020 11:59 GMT

​Experts from Northumbria and Sheffield Hallam Universities will launch a new research project which aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation programmes as part of the NHS long-term plan.

Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s

Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 10:09 GMT

Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.

Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2020 16:23 GMT

An innovative breath collecting device developed by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, could revolutionise the way we diagnose diseases, such as the newly emerged strain of coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

News   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:37 BST

Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.

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 Public Lecture Series: Professor Lynne Coventry

Public Lecture Series: Professor Lynne Coventry

Events   •   Sep 12, 2016 14:35 BST

Professor Lynne Coventry, Director of PaCT Lab (Psychology and Communication Technology) Can Behaviour Change Help with our Wicked Problems? Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Sep 14, 18:3019:30 BST

Northumbria University Presentation Hall, Design Building City Campus East 2 Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

Compass North West Social Work Show

Compass North West Social Work Show

Events   •   Apr 27, 2016 17:17 BST

A leading event for all social workers from newly qualified to senior practitioners as well as commissioners and service providers. Students on social work and related courses are also welcome. This event is free for all visitors, it gives social workers and their employers the opportunity to access a day of free training, with the event offering CPD towards ongoing registration requirements.

May 16 00:00 BST

The Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester

Public Lectures Series: Professor Glenda Cook

Public Lectures Series: Professor Glenda Cook

Events   •   Jan 27, 2016 11:56 GMT

Professor Glenda Cook, Professor of Nursing, Northumbria University In her lecture, Professor Cook will illustrate the importance of understanding the needs of older people, highlighting the strategies used to enhance their own well-being which is often unsupported and undermined. Refreshments will be available from 6pm. The lecture will begin at 6.30pm

Mar 14, 18:0019:30 GMT

Presentation Hall, Design Building, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

 How can design-thinking reposition healthcare services towards a patient-centred NHS?

How can design-thinking reposition healthcare services towards a patient-centred NHS?

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:56 GMT

Led by design-led innovation specialist Dr Stuart English, a panel of experts including Richard Kirk, CEO at Polyphotonix & Seamus O'Neill, Chief Executive of the Academic Health Science Network, will explore patient-centred ways of managing our biological, psychological & social wellbeing. Includes an exhibition which will run from 1st-3rd December. This event is free but booking is...

Dec 01, 17:3020:00 GMT

Discovery Museum Blandford Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA

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Transforming care through workforce development

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L-R: Melissa Sherring, Workforce Development Manager, Judith Thompson, Network Manager and Assurance Lead for the North East and Cumbria ...

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First student cohort to graduate from Northumbria's Postive Behavioural Support programmes

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Northumbria University’s first cohort of students to study on the Transforming Care-commissioned Positive Behavioural Support programmes ...

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International recognition for Northumbria sport management academic

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A sport management academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the European Associ...

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L-R: Dr Juliana Thompson, Sue Tiplady, Professor Glenda Cook and Jemma James

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Young people's healthy eating project

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A film being used as part of a training package for school nurses to tackled obesity

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New nursing course launch
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