‘Languageless’ public health messaging to fight the pandemic
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have developed public health messaging materials with a difference to overcome communication challenges in Guatemala.
Mapping Covid-19 – one year on
Over the last year, academics from Northumbria University have been working with partners in the Covid-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves.
New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged
Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come together to offer invaluable practical expertise to help local authorities scale-up the Government’s £220 million Holiday Activities and Food programme.
New Northumbria University spinout - PulmoBioMed - to develop world-leading medical device
Scientists at Northumbria University have worked with the institution’s Research and Innovation Services to launch a medtech spinout company whose lead product for collecting breath samples could revolutionise diagnosis of a range of diseases, including Covid-19.
EXPERT COMMENT: Six tips for coping when the news is getting to you
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Chartered Psychologist and Research Fellow in Psychology at Northumbria University, shares some tips of what we can do to look after ourselves if we feel overwhelmed or 'triggered' by news stories.
Diphtheria risks becoming ‘major global threat’ again as it evolves resistance to antimicrobials
Diphtheria is evolving to become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics and in future could lead to vaccine escape, warn an international team of researchers from the UK and India. Their findings are published today (Monday 8 March) in Nature Communications.
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO REVOLUTIONISE SUPPORT FOR LGBT+ VETERANS
Northumbria University and Fighting With Pride - The LGBT+ Armed Forces Charity – have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a shared mission of transforming support for LGBT+ Veterans.
INNOVATIVE ANTIVIRAL COATING TO REDUCE SPREAD OF COVID-19
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been backed by the Government’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop an antiviral coating suitable for use on everyday surfaces.
14 COULD BE PEAK AGE FOR BELIEVING IN CONSPIRACY THEORIES
Belief in conspiracy theories is heightened as adolescents reach 14 years of age, reveals new research led by Northumbria University.
Research highlights powers of recovery with Montmorency cherries
Researchers at Northumbria University and St Mary’s University have revealed just how effective Montmorency tart cherry juice products can be in helping people recover after exercise.
For more than 10 years, Professor Glyn Howatson - a research leader and Professor in Human and Applied Physiology - has led ground-breaking research into the positive effects of drinking Montmorency cherry juice b
EXPERT COMMENT: Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, Northumbria University, explores how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health.