University funds new personalised uniforms to help student nurses on placement
North East patients receiving care from Northumbria University’s student nurses can now easily see the name of their carer, after the University paid to have names embroidered onto student uniforms. Northumbria is believed to be the first university in the country to pay for the names of all first-year nursing and healthcare students to be embroidered onto their uniforms.
Nursing leaders officially open new national nursing test centre at Northumbria University
The new NMC Competence Test Centre, based at the University’s Coach Lane Campus, will host up to 7,000 nurses, midwives and nursing associates each year for their ‘OSCE’ Observed Structured Clinical Examination.
Finding new ways to support older people who hoard with their move into assisted accommodation
The prospect of moving into assisted accommodation can be difficult for any older person but can be particularly hard for older people who hoard.
New national nursing test centre about to open in Newcastle
Northumbria University is putting the finishing touches to a new national nursing and midwifery examination centre which is about to open its doors for the first time.
KTP between Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University builds new commercial opportunities
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with partners Sterling Pharma Solutions and Northumbria University has been awarded the top grade of ‘Outstanding’ by Innovate UK’s independent assessors.
Northumbria researcher named finalist in STEM for Britain awards
A Northumbria researcher has been selected as a finalist in the STEM for Britain 2022 competition, to be held at the House of Commons in March.
Collaborative research to help plan North Tyneside’s digital future
Academics at Northumbria University are leading a study which is investigating how residents across North Tyneside access and use digital technology – and where there are barriers to its take-up. The results will help to shape the development of future services within the borough, from healthcare and housing to education and digital infrastructure.
Leading research into better management of Parkinson's pain
A Northumbria University researcher will receive around £300,000 in fellowship funding to investigate the impact of pain in people with Parkinson’s and improve how this pain is managed.
Northumbria welcomes Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Northumbria University, Newcastle, to hear about the quality and impact of its research helping to transform services and support for the UK military veteran community.
Anxiety and neuroticism linked to ability to experience ASMR
New research from Northumbria University suggests a link between personality traits and the ability to experience the relaxing sensory phenomenon known as ASMR. The findings also show that it reduces anxiety in those who experience the sensation.
EXPERT COMMENT: How climate change is washing away precious evidence of our distant past
Dr Rosie Everett, Lecturer in Forensic Science at Northumbria University, and Dr Gillian Taylor, Associate Professor in Archaeology at Teesside University, explore how climate change is damaging ancient artefacts and how they can be preserved for future generations in an article orginally written for The Conversation.