Press releases • Aug 05, 2020 12:01 BST
A new study has revealed that the expanse of rock debris on glaciers, a factor that has been ignored in models of glacier melt and sea level rise, could be significant. The Northumbria University study is published in Nature Geoscience this week and is the first to manually verify the rock debris cover on every one of the Earth’s glaciers.
Press releases • Aug 01, 2020 13:08 BST
The UK’s oldest national tri-service charity, in partnership with Northumbria University has announced the launch of a programme of research into financial hardship and food poverty within the Armed Forces Community.
Impact and resistance training boosts bone strength and muscle function in those with Crohn’s disease, according to new research
Press releases • Jul 30, 2020 09:24 BST
Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has shown the important role specific types of exercise can play in the management of bone loss, fatigue and muscle dysfunction for those with Crohn’s disease.
Press releases • Jul 24, 2020 13:30 BST
Businesses working in the creative and cultural sectors have been among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many smaller organisations facing a massive loss of revenue.
Press releases • Jul 22, 2020 11:34 BST
Many leisure centres survived austerity by transferring their management to the local community. In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University, discusses whether this tactic could work again in today's crisis.
Press releases • Jul 21, 2020 12:33 BST
Senior Lecturers Rinke Vinkenoog, Katherine Baldock and Matthew Pound as well as Research Fellow Mark Goddard, discuss urban biodiversity.
Fashion students make the cut – Northumbria designers named as finalists in prestigious industry awards
Press releases • Jul 20, 2020 16:27 BST
The design talents of students from Northumbria University have been highlighted after six were named as finalists in the influential Graduate Fashion Foundation Awards.
Press releases • Jul 15, 2020 19:38 BST
With the IMF warning that the ‘Great Lockdown’ global recession will be the worst since the Great Depression, organisations are being forced to reset and reinvent faster than ever before. The race is on for entrepreneurs and business owners to craft new plans, develop new products and deliver new solutions in order to survive.
Press releases • Jul 13, 2020 16:16 BST
A Northumbria University PhD graduate has made history by becoming the first disabled female Traveller to earn a place on the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC)
Press releases • Jul 13, 2020 10:01 BST
EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds
Press releases • Jul 09, 2020 15:09 BST
In an article originally written for The Conversation, Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, and Darel Cookson, PhD Candidate in Psychology at Staffordshire University, explain why some people might reject vaccines and how we can look to combat the anti-covid vaccine sentiment.
Press releases • Jul 09, 2020 12:22 BST
Northumbria University has been chosen to participate in a €4.8 million project to tackle the issue of renovating residential buildings in Europe to make them more energy efficient.
Press releases • Jul 08, 2020 15:30 BST
Selfless students have been recognised by the city’s universities for going above and beyond to support their neighbours during lockdown.
Northumbria University and NEL Fund Managers launching growth programme for North East health, wellness and social care sectors
Press releases • Jul 08, 2020 09:27 BST
A major new initiative to help North East businesses grow or expand into the health, wellness and social care delivery sectors is set to go live.
Press releases • Jul 06, 2020 16:33 BST
Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental Geography and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation on proposals to change the UK's planning system.
Press releases • Jul 06, 2020 13:15 BST
Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be. These are all things that can lead to back pain.
Northumbria University part of £3.9m national collaboration to support academic engagement with public policy
Press releases • Jul 02, 2020 07:30 BST
Northumbria University has joined forces with UCL and the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester and Nottingham, as well as Parliament, Government and policy organisations, in a project to explore ways of improving academic-policy engagement.