UPDATED Northumbria leads the call on levelling-up Northern culture
An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report calling for culture to be embedded in the Government’s levelling-up white paper has been written by Northumbria University’s Director of Cultural Partnerships, Professor Katy Shaw.
EXPERT COMMENT: A Very British Scandal: divorce courts have been shaming women since the 1800s
Dr Jennifer Aston, Senior Lecturer in History at Northumbria University, discusses the history of shaming women and misogyny within the British legal system in an article originally written for The Conversation.
Social Sciences academic joins Independent Commission on UK-EU Relations
An Associate Professor from Northumbria University has joined an independent organisation formed to work with business, civil society and sector experts to find solutions to challenges arising from the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Northumbria leads £220,000 study into social care provision
A new study led by researchers at Northumbria University will document and analyse the experiences of young disabled adults who employ Personal Assistants to help with their care and support needs.
Interior Design students work with global design expert
Final year Interior Design students at Northumbria University have been working on a live brief with global expert in biophilic design, Oliver Heath.
Research Fellow Bianca Fadel: “The presence of local volunteers is often taken for granted in academic and policy debates.”
The theme of this year’s United Nations’ International Volunteer Day, due to take place on Sunday 5 December, is ‘volunteer now for our common future’ and aims to celebrate the power of volunteerism to help create a better tomorrow.
EXPERT COMMENT: Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony
Dr Joanna Allan, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences at Northumbria University, discusses the exploitation of renewable energy in Africa and the disputes this has caused in an article written for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Josephine Baker: what it means to enter France’s hallowed Panthéon
As Josephine Baker is honoured as a national hero in France, Dr Laura O'Brien, Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at Northumbria University, provides expert commentary on the Panthéonisation process and its origins.
Volunteering Together: Blending knowledge and skills for development
As we approach International Volunteer Day on 5 December, academics from Northumbria University have prepared a briefing paper, which will be the first in a series, to highlight key findings from a collaborative research project between Northumbria and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).
Woon Art Prize winner launches solo exhibition
The winner of a prestigious art prize has launched an exhibition at Northumbria University.
Northumbria’s Autumn 2021 Newspaper is out now!
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University – with the latest edition available to read online now.
EXPERT COMMENT: Housing shortages and crowded classes: how life on campus changed after the first world war
Daniel Laqua, Associate Professor of European History and Rowan Thompson, Postdoctoral Research Associate in History at Northumbria University and Georgina Brewis, Associate Professor of the History of Education at UCL, provide expert commentary on the history of higher education after the first world war.