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Medical and mental health law under examination at Northumbria

Medical and mental health law under examination at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2019 10:52 BST

Northumbria Law School hosted a one-day research seminar exploring gaps in legal safeguards designed to protect both health service practitioners and patients.

Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced

Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2019 12:33 BST

Northumbria University Master of Fine Art graduate Siân Hutchings has been announced as the 2019-20 Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence.

Global league table rates Northumbria for research

Global league table rates Northumbria for research

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 09:53 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle continues to improve its standing in global league tables and is now rated among the top universities in the world for research citations.

Northumbria going for gold in health and safety

Northumbria going for gold in health and safety

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 17:26 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle has attained ‘Gold learning partner status’ from globally recognised health, safety and environmental qualification awarding body NEBOSH.

Come along and help "be the change" during U.N. International Day of Peace

Come along and help "be the change" during U.N. International Day of Peace

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 10:52 BST

Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, are supporting this year’s United Nations’ International Day of Peace on September 21st with a series of free events.

Travel experience leads to successful business start up

Travel experience leads to successful business start up

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:27 BST

Two Northumbria University graduates have won the Duke of York’s Entrepreneur of the Year award after launching their own specialist tourism marketing business last year.

Northumbria student nets leadership role in women’s football

Northumbria student nets leadership role in women’s football

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2019 14:56 BST

As the Women’s World Cup kicked off in France earlier this summer, Northumbria University Football President and 1st team player Georgia Gibson received her own call up onto the FA University Women’s Leadership Programme.

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Northumbria academic discusses breaking down gender stereotypes in sport volunteering

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 16:18 BST

Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University is taking centre stage at esteemed international events to speak about developing female volunteering in sport.

University to become a national training centre for NHS Blood and Transplant healthcare professionals

University to become a national training centre for NHS Blood and Transplant healthcare professionals

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 11:45 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle has been selected by NHS Blood and Transplant as a national training centre for organ donation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Organ transplants: why so many people are put off donating

EXPERT COMMENT: Organ transplants: why so many people are put off donating

Press releases   •   Aug 21, 2019 11:24 BST

Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Gabriel Moreno Esparaza and Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiopulmonary, Stephen Clark, discuss the World Transplant Games and the changes to the organ donation system.

University hosts global enterprise network in Northumberland

University hosts global enterprise network in Northumberland

Press releases   •   Aug 16, 2019 11:25 BST

A major research project led by Northumbria University to improve recruitment and career prospects for young people and boost business performance, has held an international networking conference in Northumberland.

Northumbria researchers advise MPs on how Brexit could impact the North East

Northumbria researchers advise MPs on how Brexit could impact the North East

Press releases   •   Aug 14, 2019 10:09 BST

Northumbria academics have led a roundtable discussion at the House of Commons on the potential impact of Brexit and the future of the Northern Powerhouse.

Book festival debate explores opportunities for Northern writers

Book festival debate explores opportunities for Northern writers

Press releases   •   Aug 13, 2019 12:06 BST

The lack of Northern voices within the UK publishing industry will be the focus of a debate taking place at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this month, chaired by Northumbria’s Professor Katy Shaw.

It’s a mystery: Parents in the dark about the university Clearing process, says study

It’s a mystery: Parents in the dark about the university Clearing process, says study

Press releases   •   Aug 06, 2019 10:19 BST

With just a week to go before A-level results are released, more than half of parents – including those who themselves have studied at university – have not heard of Clearing and Adjustment, according to new research.

Raising the game for women’s football in the North East

Raising the game for women’s football in the North East

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2019 15:00 BST

Newcastle United Foundation and Northumbria University have announced a partnership that will boost women’s football in the city.

EXPERT COMMENT: Stop that car, and plan cities around bikes to make cycling a real option for more women

EXPERT COMMENT: Stop that car, and plan cities around bikes to make cycling a real option for more women

Press releases   •   Aug 05, 2019 11:49 BST

Planners design the infrastructure of cities for cars, not bikes. This needs to change to make cycling a more viable option for more people, says Katja Leyendecker, writing for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2019 15:35 BST

In light of a new study that argues YouTube is not only promoting climate denial content, but allowing deniers to hijack scientific terms, Dr Santosh Vijaykumar, Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow in Digital Health at Northumbria, discusses the role of social media in spreading conspiracy theories.

Students help sustainable fashion business break into US market

Students help sustainable fashion business break into US market

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2019 10:18 BST

A consultancy project led by a team of students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, is helping a growing fashion business expand into new markets in the USA.

Early years network shortlisted for national award

Early years network shortlisted for national award

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2019 10:20 BST

A network of professionals working in early years education in Northumberland has been shortlisted for a national award

Tackling loneliness with award-winning architectural design

Tackling loneliness with award-winning architectural design

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2019 17:00 BST

A Northumbria graduate’s innovative proposals for an intergenerational living scheme for older people have won a second prestigious national design award.