Tag / arts design and social sciences
Press releases • Apr 12, 2021 13:22 BST
Northumbria University has collaborated with two other universities to organise a free online conference dedicated to the Canadian writer and artist, Douglas Coupland, to mark the 30th Anniversary of his first novel, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture.
What Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover: ‘First of its kind’ Northern Culture Parliamentary Inquiry launched
Press releases • Mar 18, 2021 07:36 GMT
The Northern Culture All Party Parliamentary Group, supported by Northumbria University, will launch its first Inquiry into what Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover.
Research sheds new light on the teaching of contemporary British literature in global higher education
Press releases • Mar 16, 2021 09:27 GMT
British literature has always been a popular area of study in UK universities, but new research has revealed for the first time how and where contemporary British literature is being taught in higher education institutions around the world.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2021 11:04 GMT
A new initiative co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by the New Statesman and Daily Mirror aims to increase opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from under-represented backgrounds.
EXPERT COMMENT: Bitcoin isn’t getting greener: four environmental myths about cryptocurrency debunked
Press releases • Feb 24, 2021 13:00 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, explores environmental myths around cryptocurrency.
Press releases • Feb 10, 2021 08:15 GMT
Northumbria University has signed a partnership agreement with Samling Institute for Young Artists, bringing the Hexham-based charity’s internationally recognised expertise in training young voices to students across the University.
Press releases • Dec 17, 2020 09:09 GMT
A North East collaboration between a young entrepreneur, a university and an engineering company has led to the development of a revolutionary new hand sanitisation device which could help slow the global spread of diseases such as Covid-19.
The art of social distancing - new project to explore how research and practice in the arts can inform social distancing policy in UK cities
Press releases • Dec 01, 2020 10:15 GMT
Academics are to work with resilience planners from UK cities to explore how art and performance could be used to establish successful social distancing strategies.
Press releases • Nov 26, 2020 10:04 GMT
Northumbria University is to play a key role in a new National Centre designed to support knowledge exchange between higher education institutions and the UK’s arts and culture sector.
Press releases • Nov 13, 2020 13:44 GMT
A new research project is to examine what difference the use of telephone or video calls, as opposed to face to face participation, has on the fairness and effectiveness of police interviews, carried out with witnesses, victims and suspects of crime.
Press releases • Nov 12, 2020 08:00 GMT
The devastating environmental impact of plastic clothing hangers has been revealed for the first time – with calls for the fashion industry to urgently address the issue.
Voluntary action and Covid-19 – new research will explore lessons learnt and recommendations for UK recovery
Press releases • Nov 03, 2020 09:00 GMT
Experts from across academia and the voluntary sector are to carry out a major research project into the role of voluntary action in the Covid-19 pandemic – exploring the challenges, what worked well and making recommendations to inform planning for future crises.
Press releases • Oct 30, 2020 12:10 GMT
Northumbria University and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) have joined forces to show health and social care professionals how TWAM’s museum resources and collections can support quality of life improvements for older people.
Press releases • Oct 27, 2020 09:10 GMT
Academics from Northumbria University are once again taking part in the national Being Human festival – hosting a variety of free online events which celebrate the humanities and all they have to offer.
Press releases • Oct 22, 2020 15:19 BST
Ground-breaking technology projects, led by Northumbria University, have won awards and received a special commendation at an event showcasing the best of the North East’s talent.
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 • 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.