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Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2015 00:00 BST

Baroness Susan Greenfield has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2015 00:00 BST

Barrister Lord Falconer of Thoroton, who served in the Blair government and led moves to bring about historic changes in the administration of justice, was this week awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria University honours inspirational figures

Northumbria University honours inspirational figures

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2015 00:00 BST

Lord Charles Falconer, the first peer of Tony Blair’s Labour government, and leading neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield will receive honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this week.

Theatre director honoured for taking North East talent to global audiences

Theatre director honoured for taking North East talent to global audiences

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 00:00 GMT

The director who brought Lee Hall’s award-winning play, The Pitmen Painters, to the stage was honoured at Northumbria University, Newcastle today.