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.

Northumbria University project selected for the Airbus GEDC Diversity Award

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2020 15:17 GMT

​Northumbria University's NUSTEM project has been recognised for its innovative work in improving diversity in engineering education.

Prestigious appointment for law professor

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2020 10:32 GMT

​Professor Chris Ashford from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has received a prestigious appointment to the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) Advisory Council.

Linguistics lessons for police “could catch more Dark Web paedophiles”

Press releases   •   Mar 09, 2020 10:31 GMT

A new book shows how police forces can use forensic linguistics techniques to infiltrate online networks of child sex offenders to bring them to justice and protect potential victims

Risky pitch wins Greggs Challenge

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 15:48 GMT

Business students at Northumbria University have won this year’s Greggs Marketing Challenge with a cheeky pitch to develop a “naked bake” campaign inspired by the growing appetite for healthy eating.

EXPERT COMMENT: Giving back to English: how Nigerian words made it into the Oxford English Dictionary

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2020 10:40 GMT

Kingsley Oluchi Ugwuani, PhD researcher at Northumbria University, was consulted on the inclusion of Nigerian English words to the Oxford English Dictionary and writes for The Conversation about the impact the project has had.

Northumbria University announces partnership with Centre for Public Impact

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2020 09:10 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, and the Centre for Public Impact (CPI), have announced a partnership aimed at supporting efforts to help governments become more effective and trusted.

EXPERT COMMENT: Greater Manchester’s cycling plan is a radical, much-needed approach – now it needs funding

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 16:09 GMT

Katja Leyendecker, ​PhD candidate in Architecture and Built Environment, discusses Greater Manchester's new walking and cycling plan.

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.

Lesson in cyber security at teachers’ boot camp event

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2020 11:01 GMT

Northumbria University has teamed up with two leading cyber security organisations to run a boot camp training event for computer science teachers and academics.

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