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Breakthrough in rapid, mass screening for the Ebola virus

Breakthrough in rapid, mass screening for the Ebola virus

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2017 10:03 BST

A new, faster and safer way of diagnosing the Ebola virus has been developed by an academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle. Research led and carried out by Dr Sterghios Moschos at Northumbria means that patients with Ebola-like symptoms can be identified and treated much sooner and at the point of care, helping to reduce the spread of the disease and risks to others.

Young people help to reduce the next generation’s potential obesity epidemic

Young people help to reduce the next generation’s potential obesity epidemic

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 12:25 BST

Researchers at Northumbria University in Newcastle are working with today’s young people to help reduce obesity in future generations.

University teaching excellence recognised nationally

University teaching excellence recognised nationally

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 11:26 BST

Northumbria University’s teaching excellence has been recognised in a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The new national scheme is aimed at assessing the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities, colleges and other higher education providers.

Funding announced to research cybersecurity risks of digital hoarding

Funding announced to research cybersecurity risks of digital hoarding

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2017 16:16 BST

Researchers at Northumbria University in Newcastle have been awarded funding from the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) to explore the cybersecurity risks of digital hoarding.

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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, 18:30 - 19:30 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, 18:00 - 19:30 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, 17:30 - 20:00 GMT

Discovery Museum Blandford Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA

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Ian Brotherston, head of the KTP programme at Innovate UK, meets KTP associates at Northumbria University

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Ian Brotherston, head of the KTP programme at Innovate UK, meets KTP associates at Northumbria University

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L-R: Multichem managing director Michael Nelson, Multichem product development manager Dr Tom Winstanley (front) and Professor Justin Perry of Northumbria University.

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L-R: Multichem product development manager Dr Tom Winstanley, Multichem managing director Michael Nelson and Professor Justin Perry of Northumbria University.

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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
Sight & Fall - NU0248

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