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EXPERT COMMENT: The Other Side of Australia Day

EXPERT COMMENT: The Other Side of Australia Day

Press releases   •   Jan 26, 2018 15:52 GMT

Dr Laura Fish, a writer and senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Northumbria University, discusses indigeneity in the modern world.

Northumbria graduate wins internship in Parliament

Northumbria graduate wins internship in Parliament

Press releases   •   Jan 24, 2017 11:26 GMT

​A History graduate is using his internship in the House of Commons to help raise awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Why America’s most famous circus was destined to fail

EXPERT COMMENT: Why America’s most famous circus was destined to fail

Press releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 15:00 GMT

Ron Beadle, Professor of Organization and Business Ethics at Northumbria University, writes about America's best known and longest running circus - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.

 EXPERT COMMENT: 1953 storm surge: how Britain’s worst natural disaster kicked off the debate on climate change
Prominent modern historian to discuss globalisation at Northumbria

Prominent modern historian to discuss globalisation at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2017 13:54 GMT

One of the UK’s most respected historians, Professor Robert Gildea, will visit Northumbria University, Newcastle this week to deliver the latest in a series of free public lectures.

Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US

Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 12:37 GMT

Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies and Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History, from Faculty of Humanities at Northumbria report about the US election outcome.

EXPERT COMMENT: Report from Florida: voter fatigue meets campaign frenzy

EXPERT COMMENT: Report from Florida: voter fatigue meets campaign frenzy

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2016 12:51 GMT

Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies in Department of Humanities at Northumbria writes about the campaigns for the US elections.

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, not Donald Trump, is the scariest candidate standing

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, not Donald Trump, is the scariest candidate standing

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2016 14:25 GMT

​Randall J Stephens, Reader in History (American Studies) at Northumbria, writes about Ted Cruz for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Trump crushes Rubio, but fails to shut down the race

COMMENT: Trump crushes Rubio, but fails to shut down the race

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2016 14:41 GMT

Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History at Northumbria, writes about American politics for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Fromelles: Australia picks a fresh fight with Britain over a 100-year-old battle

COMMENT: Fromelles: Australia picks a fresh fight with Britain over a 100-year-old battle

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2016 12:04 GMT

James McConnel, Reader in History at Northumbria, writes about the battle of Fromelles for The Conversation.

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

COMMENT: Ted Cruz, human dog whistle: Evangelicals — those “courageous conservatives” — know exactly what he is talking about

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 16:49 GMT

Randall J Stephens, Reader in History (American Studies) at Northumbria, writes about Ted Cruz for The Salon.

Holocaust survivor visits Northumbria to share inspirational story

Holocaust survivor visits Northumbria to share inspirational story

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2016 09:27 GMT

One of the youngest known survivors of the Holocaust has spoken about her experiences at Northumbria University, Newcastle, to mark this year’s Memorial Day.

Brundibar Arts Festival to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with event at Northumbria University

Brundibar Arts Festival to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with event at Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jan 27, 2016 11:09 GMT

​Northumbria will tonight host a Classical Recital for Holocaust Memorial Day as part of the Brundibar Arts Festival. The recital will take place in the University’s Rutherford Hall on City Campus from 7pm.

Unravelling the mysteries of famous medieval map

Unravelling the mysteries of famous medieval map

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2015 00:00 BST

A Northumbria University scientist is part of a ground-breaking new project which is using modern technology to reveal the secrets of a medieval map of Britain.

David Starkey heads to Northumbria for battle conference

David Starkey heads to Northumbria for battle conference

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2013 00:00 BST

Historian and broadcaster Dr. David Starkey will speak at Northumbria University during a conference marking the 500 year anniversary of the Battle of Flodden.