Psychologists encourage Gateshead households to expand use of innovative heat networks
Experts in consumer behaviour and behaviour change from Northumbria University are working with Gateshead residents to understand how households are using heat networks, in a bid to expand their use across the borough.
New report shows mental health and financial toll of ‘gay ban’ in the military
A new report shines a light on the lifelong impact of the ‘gay ban’ in the Armed Forces. The study carried out by Northumbria University was carried out on behalf of specialist LGBT+ military charity Fighting with Pride (FWP) and has found that thousands of ex-service people are paying the price of the policy both mentally and economically.
Lecturer to support Team GB medical needs at Special Olympics in Berlin
An Assistant Professor in Nursing at Northumbria University has been appointed as Medical Officer for Team Special Olympics Great Britain at the Special Olympics World Games.
Northumbria appoints leading business figures as Visiting Professors
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has appointed two prominent North East business figures as visiting professors.
Caroline Theobald CBE and Richard Swart are well known both regionally and nationally, for their support for SMEs and in areas such as women in business, responsible and sustainable business, and the manufacturing sector. They also have long-standing relationships with Northumbria
Helping businesses assess the economic outlook
Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School has held a special guest panel event in collaboration with its strategic partners the Advanced Manufacturing Forum (AMF) and Open North Foundation (ONF) to offer insights on the UK and global economic outlook.
“Sustainable” condenser tumble dryers create hundreds of tonnes of waterborne microfiber pollution
A new study has revealed that drying laundry using a condenser tumble dryer leads to hundreds of tonnes of potentially harmful microfibers being released into waterways and oceans across the UK and Europe.
Northumbria academic awarded funding to study criminal justice and policing after Brexit
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, and Durham University have been awarded a prestigious Scottish Parliament Fellowship on Criminal Justice and Policing after Brexit.
Helena Farrand Carrapico, Professor of International Relations and European Politics at Northumbria, will collaborate with academic colleague Gemma Davies, Associate Professor in Law at Durham University. The projec
Parliamentary briefing highlights benefits of Green Blue Infrastructure
The social, health and economic benefits of properly planned and managed green spaces have been highlighted in a report to parliament, compiled by environmental scientists from Northumbria University.
Pioneering North East programme ready for national launch
Story Chair - a collaboration between national charity Changing Lives and Northumbria University - has been facilitated over the last 12 months and involved more than 50 women across Newcastle, Ashington, North Tyneside and Sunderland taking part in an eight-week programme.
North East student wins national nursing award and Royal invite
A nursing student from Northumbria University has been named the Learning Disabilities Student Nurse of the Year by the Student Nursing Times, and topped off her success with an invitation to attend the King’s Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle.
Conference aims to connect academic knowledge and policymakers
The inaugural Insights North East annual conference will look at how academic knowledge and policymaking can be brought together to better meet the needs of North East communities.
The event, which takes place on Wednesday 24 May, will offer the chance for academics, health managers, and policymakers to come together to understand the knowledge and data within each organisation and begin to d