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.
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.
Press releases • Feb 27, 2020 16:26 GMT
A series of events for crime fiction fans will take place at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle this spring, bringing together people from the two very different worlds of fact and fiction.
EXPERT COMMENT: Beavers are set to recolonise the UK – here’s how people and the environment could benefit
Press releases • Feb 27, 2020 12:22 GMT
Associate Professor in Ecology, Mike Jeffries looks at the impact reintroducing beavers in the UK could have for wildlife and flood prevention.
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 16:08 GMT
A vital role that floating Antarctic ice shelves play in preventing catastrophic sea level rises has been proven for the first time in a new study, published in the scientific journal Nature.
New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 11:59 GMT
Experts from Northumbria and Sheffield Hallam Universities will launch a new research project which aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation programmes as part of the NHS long-term plan.
Press releases • Feb 24, 2020 15:24 GMT
Press releases • Feb 24, 2020 11:12 GMT
Tackling hate and fear propaganda through prosecution at international criminal tribunals and beyond was debated by a global panel of legal and social sciences experts in the field, during a recent conference at Northumbria University.
Press releases • Feb 20, 2020 10:09 GMT
Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.
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.
Press releases • Feb 17, 2020 15:21 GMT
A tropical rainfall belt providing critical summer rains to billions of people is at risk of shrinking due to future climate warming, according to new research.
Press releases • Feb 13, 2020 16:04 GMT
A new space exhibition that features research from Northumbria University has launched at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.
Press releases • Feb 13, 2020 11:08 GMT
Recruiting talented students and graduates from Northumbria University is helping leading UK bakery chain Greggs build a pipeline of future leaders.
Press releases • Feb 11, 2020 14:15 GMT
Dr Genavee Brown, Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, explores how mobile phones are impacting the connection between people when they are together.
Press releases • Feb 11, 2020 11:02 GMT
Academics, comedians, journalists and politicians, including a former Prime Minister, will arrive in Newcastle next week for a major conference exploring the need for cooperation between the countries of the United Kingdom.