Tag / research and innovation
Press releases • Nov 02, 2020 08:00 GMT
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are investigating the effects of social distancing on mental health, quality of life and the use of social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Press releases • Oct 30, 2020 12:10 GMT
Northumbria University and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) have joined forces to show health and social care professionals how TWAM’s museum resources and collections can support quality of life improvements for older people.
Press releases • Oct 26, 2020 12:30 GMT
Northumbria University’s reputation for excellence in nursing is being recognised at a national level after being shortlisted for a record seven titles in the annual Student Nursing Times Awards.
Press releases • Oct 23, 2020 13:41 BST
The UK high street has been badly hit by COVID-19 restrictions - and it is shining a spotlight on the huge amount of retail floorspace that is not needed. Paul Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria University, writes about the challenges facing the sector for The Conversation.
Press releases • Oct 22, 2020 15:19 BST
Ground-breaking technology projects, led by Northumbria University, have won awards and received a special commendation at an event showcasing the best of the North East’s talent.
Press releases • Sep 08, 2020 17:13 BST
Northumbria University is now ranked in the top 30 universities in the UK after a significant 20 place rise in The Guardian University Guide 2021.
Press releases • Aug 10, 2020 12:00 BST
North East university partnership Northern Accelerator has launched a new £1.7m seed investment fund that aims to grow the region’s economy, building on its successful record of creating innovative spin-out businesses.
Press releases • Aug 05, 2020 12:01 BST
A new study has revealed that the expanse of rock debris on glaciers, a factor that has been ignored in models of glacier melt and sea level rise, could be significant. The Northumbria University study is published in Nature Geoscience this week and is the first to manually verify the rock debris cover on every one of the Earth’s glaciers.
Press releases • Aug 01, 2020 13:08 BST
The UK’s oldest national tri-service charity, in partnership with Northumbria University has announced the launch of a programme of research into financial hardship and food poverty within the Armed Forces Community.
EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds
Press releases • Jul 09, 2020 15:09 BST
In an article originally written for The Conversation, Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, and Darel Cookson, PhD Candidate in Psychology at Staffordshire University, explain why some people might reject vaccines and how we can look to combat the anti-covid vaccine sentiment.
Press releases • Jul 09, 2020 12:22 BST
Northumbria University has been chosen to participate in a €4.8 million project to tackle the issue of renovating residential buildings in Europe to make them more energy efficient.
Northumbria University and NEL Fund Managers launching growth programme for North East health, wellness and social care sectors
Press releases • Jul 08, 2020 09:27 BST
A major new initiative to help North East businesses grow or expand into the health, wellness and social care delivery sectors is set to go live.
Press releases • Jul 06, 2020 16:33 BST
Alister Scott, Professor of Environmental Geography and an expert in urban planning and infrastructure at Northumbria University, writes for The Conversation on proposals to change the UK's planning system.
Press releases • Jun 29, 2020 12:43 BST
Northumbria University’s growing global reputation for academic excellence has been reinforced after becoming the highest placed UK university in the latest world rankings.
Press releases • Jun 24, 2020 11:34 BST
A Professor in Northumbria University’s Department of Applied Sciences has won a top national award from The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Press releases • Jun 22, 2020 07:00 BST
Psychologists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have provided the first scientific evidence of the link between violent behaviour towards the telecommunications sector and 5G COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs.
Press releases • Jun 12, 2020 12:16 BST
Four out of ten university students have reported they are worried that they will run out of food as they deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report. The findings have been submitted to the UK Education Select Committee inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services.
Press releases • Jun 12, 2020 10:53 BST
A team of students selected by the Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, a collaborative initiative between Northumbria and Newcastle universities, will be competing as finalists for their biotech-based design project in the Biodesign Challenge Summit 2020, June 15-19.
Press releases • Jun 11, 2020 14:19 BST
A Northumbria University study has highlighted the positive impact of beer festivals on the UK economy.