Volunteering Together: Blending knowledge and skills for development
As we approach International Volunteer Day on 5 December, academics from Northumbria University have prepared a briefing paper, which will be the first in a series, to highlight key findings from a collaborative research project between Northumbria and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).
Woon Art Prize winner launches solo exhibition
The winner of a prestigious art prize has launched an exhibition at Northumbria University.
Northumbria supports search for next generation of creative talent
The National Trust and leading architecture practice, GT3 Architects, have teamed up with Northumbria University to search for the next generation of talented architects as part of a project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
EXPERT COMMENT: How to dissuade parents from believing in anti-vaxxer conspiracy theories
New research carried out by a team of psychologists has found that sharing what you believe about vaccines could be a very simple way of dispelling vaccine hesitancy in others. In an article written for The Conversation, the academics share their research and its findings.
Real Estate graduates support growth at leading property firm
Graduates from Northumbria University are supporting the continued growth of Northern property firm, Bradley Hall Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents.
Award-winning dissertation explores the dirty secret of fast fashion
Northumbria University business student Jane Reynolds has won a Best Dissertation in Business Ethics prize for her work highlighting a disconnect between sustainable consumerism and the growth of fast fashion.
The award was set up by the North East Initiative on Business Ethics (NIBE) and Northumbria’s Newcastle Business School to recognise the contribution students can make to promoting eth
Northumbria’s Autumn 2021 Newspaper is out now!
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University – with the latest edition available to read online now.
Belief in anti-vaccination conspiracies can be cut by correcting misperceptions of what others believe – new study
Belief in anti-vaccination conspiracy theories can be reduced by correcting misperceptions of what other people believe, according to psychologists who have examined the impact of a new social intervention approach.
EXPERT COMMENT: Housing shortages and crowded classes: how life on campus changed after the first world war
Daniel Laqua, Associate Professor of European History and Rowan Thompson, Postdoctoral Research Associate in History at Northumbria University and Georgina Brewis, Associate Professor of the History of Education at UCL, provide expert commentary on the history of higher education after the first world war.
Fashion forward: Northumbria celebrates 30 years of Graduate Fashion Week
While 2021 has heralded the return to the runway for in-person fashion shows internationally, it also marks the 30th anniversary of an event which has become one of the world’s most important sources of new talent for the global design industry.
Law professor appointed to UK independent quality body for higher education
Northumbria University’s Professor Chris Ashford has been appointed to lead a national review of the nature of studying law and the standards that can be expected of graduates.
Professor Ashford, from Northumbria Law School, will be among fellow academics chosen from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) member institutions across the UK to lead the review of 13 Subject Benc
EXPERT COMMENT: Sleeping longer than 6.5 hours a night associated with cognitive decline according to research – what’s really going on here?
Dr Greg Elder, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Associate Director of Northumbria Sleep Research explores why a good night's sleep is important and how our sleeping patterns can be linked to conditions like dementia for The Conversation.