Digital environment to support student wellbeing secures NHS funding
An academic team from Northumbria University has obtained a grant of £40,000 to establish a pioneering immersive wellbeing environment for students – an initiative with potential for nationwide roll-out.
Northumbria secures investment in research facilities from the Wolfson Foundation
An award of £1 million to support the expansion of engineering and surface science research facilities at Northumbria University has been announced today by the Wolfson Foundation.
Global leader in patient safety and public health honoured by Northumbria University
Recognised as an international champion of public health and health care quality and safety, Sir Liam Donaldson, has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle.
New report tackles malicious flagging and de-platforming across social media platforms
A report by a Northumbria University researcher, detailing policy recommendations to tackle platform governance inequalities in the enforcement of ‘flagging’ and ‘de-platforming’ on social media, has been launched today.
Rugby League World Cup chief is honoured by Northumbria University
The man at the forefront of the most inclusive Rugby League World Cup tournament in history has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Northumbria University in Newcastle.
Groundbreaking research finds Basic Income scheme could save NHS tens of billions of pounds
New research funded by the National Institute for Health and Social Care Research (NIHR) and led by Northumbria University has found that a Basic Income scheme could potentially save the NHS tens of billions of pounds.
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Northumbria University and St. George's University expand collaboration to offer new UK study options
Following over 15 years of collaboration, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK and St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies, have announced a renewed commitment aimed at delivering exceptional medical education to students worldwide.
District Nurse awarded national Philip Goodeve Docker Memorial Prize
Whilst studying for her Master’s Degree at Northumbria University, Newcastle District Nurse Georgia Hibbert has received a Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) award for her outstanding performance.
Gateshead teenagers to enjoy a fun filled action packed summer
Together with the Healthy Living Lab at Northumbria University, Gateshead Council identified a poor uptake of teenagers participating in the existing Holiday Activities and Food programme, with attendance figures show that 82% of attendees are 11 years and under and only 18% of attendees being over 12 years.
Jiu Jitsu club stage physical assaults to help advance forensic research
Researchers from Northumbria University and King’s College London have published findings outlining the extent that textile fibres transfer during controlled assault scenarios. Their work, recently published in the academic journal Science & Justice, is the first time the number of fibres transferred between garments during physical assaults has been assessed by simulating the act with real people