Northumbria Professor to lead project that will help level up the UK through culture
Professor Katy Shaw, Director of Cultural Partnerships at Northumbria University, has been chosen to lead a £1.5 million project that will explore how culture can address regional inequality and help level up the UK.
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: NFTs: WWF tried raising money with digital art but backtracked – environmental charities should follow suit
Dr Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development at Northumbria University, explores the environmental issues surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in an article originally published on The Conversation.
Innovative creative industries partnership develops unique masters degree in Publishing
Northumbria University has joined forces with Hachette UK and New Writing North to deliver an innovative new publishing degree, which gives students a guaranteed work placement with a global publisher and the opportunity to work on live writing development projects.
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.
New Director appointed for Amsterdam campus
Northumbria University has appointed Professor Christine De Lille as Director of its European campus based at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS).
Professor De Lille joins Northumbria from The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, where she has held the positions of Professor of Innovation Networks and Co-Director of the Centre for Expertise “Mission Zero” – a
UPDATED Northumbria leads the call on levelling-up Northern culture
An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) report calling for culture to be embedded in the Government’s levelling-up white paper has been written by Northumbria University’s Director of Cultural Partnerships, Professor Katy Shaw.
EXPERT COMMENT: A Very British Scandal: divorce courts have been shaming women since the 1800s
Dr Jennifer Aston, Senior Lecturer in History at Northumbria University, discusses the history of shaming women and misogyny within the British legal system in an article originally written for The Conversation.
Social Sciences academic joins Independent Commission on UK-EU Relations
An Associate Professor from Northumbria University has joined an independent organisation formed to work with business, civil society and sector experts to find solutions to challenges arising from the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Almost 800 subglacial lakes catalogued for first time in new global inventory
The world’s first inventory of subglacial lakes has been compiled, providing researchers with a comprehensive directory of where the lakes are and how they are changing in a warming climate.
EXPERT COMMENT: What happens when someone dies in space? Space tourism brings new legal and moral issues
In an article for The Conversation, Christopher Newman, Professor of Space Law and Policy, and Nick Caplan, Professor of Aerospace Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, discuss the legal, cultural and environmental issues we will have to consider as space tourism come closer to reality.