Wear your health on your sleeve – Northumbria students granted £10,000 for wearable technology designs
Design students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been awarded generous grants to develop their wearable technology designs - which could create significant savings for the NHS.
Conference to discuss the challenges of ageing
Up to 400 of the world’s leading experts on ageing will visit Northumbria University next year to take part in the British Society of Gerontology’s annual conference.
Research aims to improve Travellers’ health
Health care services have a challenge in meeting the multiple and complex needs of Traveller communities according to new research published by Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Research to explore links between mentoring and doctors’ wellbeing
A new research project looking at how mentoring may lead to improvements in doctors’ health and wellbeing has received a prestigious grant from the British Medical Association.
Rescue workers undergo emergency training at Northumbria
Volunteers for an international disaster search and rescue team have undertaken intensive training on how to respond to emergency situations at Northumbria University.
Nutritional research helps improve care home menus
Nutritional expertise at Northumbria University, Newcastle has helped enhance the menus of a prestigious care provider.
Poverty and health in the spotlight
The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, Sir Harry Burns, will discuss the link between poverty and poor health at a public lecture at Northumbria University this week.
Reward for excellence in teaching and learning
A Northumbria University academic has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in recognition of excellent learning and teaching.
Robo-pets may contribute to quality of life for those with dementia
Robotic animals can help to improve the quality of life for people with dementia, according to research.
Nursing a reputation for excellence
Nursing students have voted Northumbria University’s continuing professional development programmes the best in the country for two years in a row.