Tag / health and life sciences
Press releases • Aug 25, 2016 10:46 BST
Michael Jopling, Professor in Education in the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning at Northumbria, writes about A Levels for The Conversation.
EXPERT COMMENT: Five new sports announced for Tokyo 2020, but where does the future of the Olympics lie?
Press releases • Aug 04, 2016 15:22 BST
Mikhail Batuev, Lecturer in Sport Management in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, writes about the 2020 Olympics for The Conversation.
Press releases • Aug 01, 2016 14:36 BST
Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology at Northumbria, along with Angus Hunter, Reader in Exercise Physiology and Lee Hamilton, Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, writes about weight training for The Conversation.
Press releases • Jul 22, 2016 10:47 BST
Jason Ellis, Professor of Sleep Science and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, writes about hypnic jerks for The Conversation.
Press releases • Jul 19, 2016 14:13 BST
Six nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University have received prestigious awards for their efforts whilst training to join the profession.
Press releases • Jul 05, 2016 11:46 BST
Northumbria University’s excellent reputation in developing bespoke training courses for global organisations has led to Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health sending its fifth delegation of staff to learn in the North East of England.
Press releases • Jun 13, 2016 11:51 BST
Did you know that fruit flies are being used to help to find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease? This is one of the topics currently being researched at Northumbria University which will be under discussion at a special event celebrating women working in science this weekend.
Press releases • Jun 07, 2016 15:43 BST
Almost 200 specialists from across the region have gathered at Northumbria University to find out about the support it can offer practitioners on issues surrounding infant mental health.
Press releases • Jun 01, 2016 16:01 BST
A leading Northumbria University academic has just published a new book looking at how complex child protection decisions are made within the family justice system.
EXPERT COMMENT: Vocational education still has an esteem problem: tweaking the system won’t solve that
Press releases • May 26, 2016 13:52 BST
Liz Atkins, Reader in Education, Department of Education and Lifelong Learning, at Northumbria University, discusses vocational education for The Conversation.
Press releases • May 16, 2016 12:02 BST
A new exhibition at the Life Science Centre will help us understand what’s going on inside our heads.
Press releases • May 11, 2016 10:19 BST
Twenty-four nursing and midwifery students from Northumbria University have been invited to Westminster Abbey today (Wednesday 11 May) to take part in a major ceremony commemorating the life and legacy of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
Press releases • May 05, 2016 13:44 BST
Karen Keane, Lecturer in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, discusses the effects of cherry juice on high blood pressure for The Conversation.
Press releases • May 05, 2016 09:36 BST
Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice significantly reduces high blood pressure at a level comparable to that achieved by medication, according to new research from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Press releases • Apr 29, 2016 15:36 BST
The herbs peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender have been proven to have an impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits displayed for older people, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Press releases • Apr 29, 2016 14:16 BST
Northumbria University has appointed a new Executive Dean to lead its Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.
Press releases • Apr 27, 2016 14:55 BST
Michael Jopling, Professor in Education, Department of Education and Lifelong Learning at Northumbria University, discusses academies for The Conversation.
Press releases • Apr 19, 2016 12:17 BST
Experts at Northumbria University, Newcastle are working with Newcastle Clinic to explore how innovative new research on muscular strength in healthy adults could be applied to accelerate recovery from strokes and limb fractures.
Press releases • Apr 14, 2016 14:33 BST
Tamsin Saxton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria, writes about beards for The Conversation.