EXPERT COMMENT - World Menopause Day: how cultural representations of ‘the change’ are empowering women
Press releases • Oct 16, 2020 10:33 BST
Ahead of World Menopause Day on Sunday 18 October, Katy Shaw, Professor of Contemporary Writings at Northumbria University, discusses the important role popular culture is playing in changing perceptions of the menopause.
Migration, Adaptation, Innovation 1500-1800 – Role of immigration and knowledge exchange explored in £1.2m research project
Press releases • Oct 15, 2020 10:42 BST
A Northumbria University historian has been awarded £1.2m to research the role immigration played in developing new technologies around the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Press releases • Oct 15, 2020 09:00 BST
A new, fully-funded leadership programme, created specifically to help SMEs build resilience, tackle the challenges they’re facing during Covid-19, and drive future growth, is now underway with its first cohort from across the region.
Press releases • Sep 25, 2020 11:44 BST
The ability of gender-based violence victims to access support services during the Covid-19 lockdown has not been accurately portrayed in the media, with potentially damaging consequences, according to new research.
Press releases • Sep 22, 2020 11:02 BST
Scientists from universities in the UK, US and Argentina are joining forces in a $1m research project to discover what impact an increase in global temperatures could have on the millions of species of fungi around the world.
Reconnection Nanojets in the Solar Corona: a breakthrough shedding light on the mystery of the Sun’s million-degree atmosphere
Press releases • Sep 21, 2020 16:20 BST
A team of scientists has discovered new activity within the Sun’s atmosphere which could explain how it reaches temperatures of more than a million degrees.
Press releases • Sep 18, 2020 14:09 BST
Professor Gita Gill from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded a British Academy Grant to investigate the impact of compulsory land acquisition on poor communities for major infrastructure projects.
Press releases • Sep 16, 2020 11:47 BST
Recent graduates from Northumbria University’s fashion programmes are to have their work showcased during a series of events, organised by the Graduate Fashion Foundation and taking place throughout London Fashion Week.
Press releases • Sep 10, 2020 10:19 BST
Press releases • Sep 08, 2020 17:13 BST
Northumbria University is now ranked in the top 30 universities in the UK after a significant 20 place rise in The Guardian University Guide 2021.
Press releases • Sep 04, 2020 14:53 BST
The way in which Black British history and the US civil rights movement are taught in UK schools needs to be updated to include more emphasis on Britain’s racial minorities and imperial past, according to new research.
Press releases • Aug 25, 2020 12:04 BST
Two Northumbria students are tackling tomorrow’s most pressing social and environmental issues after being awarded prestigious prizes at the RSA Student Design Awards.
Press releases • Aug 24, 2020 08:37 BST
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound, negative impact on nine out of ten people with experience of eating disorders, a new study from Northumbria University, Newcastle, reveals.
Press releases • Aug 21, 2020 09:05 BST
Professor Nicola Pearsall, Emerita Professor of Renewable Energy at Northumbria University and a world-leading expert on photovoltaics, has been announced as the general chair for this year’s European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC).
Press releases • Aug 17, 2020 11:26 BST
Press releases • Aug 14, 2020 09:00 BST
Breakthrough forensic research at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has revealed for the first time that textile fibres can, under certain circumstances, be transferred between clothing in the absence of contact.
Press releases • Aug 11, 2020 11:19 BST
Press releases • Aug 10, 2020 12:00 BST
A Northumbria graduate has turned a free hand sanitiser project into a £100,000 per month business in just 12 weeks.