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Northumbria graduate earns ground-breaking role on Irish Human Rights Commission

Northumbria graduate earns ground-breaking role on Irish Human Rights Commission

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2020 16:16 BST

​A Northumbria University PhD graduate has made history by becoming the first disabled female Traveller to earn a place on the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC)

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2020 15:09 BST

In an article originally written for The Conversation, Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, and Darel Cookson, PhD Candidate in Psychology at Staffordshire University, explain why some people might reject vaccines and how we can look to combat the anti-covid vaccine sentiment.

Northumbria University and NEL Fund Managers launching growth programme for North East health, wellness and social care sectors

Northumbria University and NEL Fund Managers launching growth programme for North East health, wellness and social care sectors

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2020 09:27 BST

A major new initiative to help North East businesses grow or expand into the health, wellness and social care delivery sectors is set to go live.

EXPERT COMMENT: Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

EXPERT COMMENT: Back pain: four ways to fix bad lockdown posture – by copying astronauts

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 13:15 BST

Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be. These are all things that can lead to back pain.

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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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Global study: How does COVID-19 impact sense of smell and taste?

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Transforming care through workforce development

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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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Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

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Almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into European marine environments eve...

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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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