Press releases • Apr 12, 2021 13:22 BST
Northumbria University has collaborated with two other universities to organise a free online conference dedicated to the Canadian writer and artist, Douglas Coupland, to mark the 30th Anniversary of his first novel, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture.
Press releases • Apr 06, 2021 12:04 BST
In an article written for The Conversation, Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, Newcastle discusses non-fungible tokens and digital art.
Press releases • Apr 01, 2021 14:24 BST
Researchers have confirmed for the first time that Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica could cross tipping points, leading to a rapid and irreversible retreat which would have significant consequences for global sea level.
Press releases • Mar 26, 2021 10:33 GMT
Researchers from Northumbria University in Newcastle, and Bogazici University in Turkey, have discovered a new way of examining the structure and dynamics of single protein molecules within the human body – which could help scientists better understand the progression and possible treatment of diseases such as cancer.
New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged
Press releases • Mar 18, 2021 10:00 GMT
Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come together to offer invaluable practical expertise to help local authorities scale-up the Government’s £220 million Holiday Activities and Food programme.
What Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover: ‘First of its kind’ Northern Culture Parliamentary Inquiry launched
Press releases • Mar 18, 2021 07:36 GMT
The Northern Culture All Party Parliamentary Group, supported by Northumbria University, will launch its first Inquiry into what Northern Culture needs to rebuild, rebalance and recover.
EXPERT COMMENT: Generation X: its tales about McJobs and information overload feel as poignant now as in 1990s
Press releases • Mar 16, 2021 14:40 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Diletta De Cristofaro, Research Fellow in Humanities at Northumbria University, Newcastle, explores the plot of Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, 'McJobs' and information overload.
Research sheds new light on the teaching of contemporary British literature in global higher education
Press releases • Mar 16, 2021 09:27 GMT
British literature has always been a popular area of study in UK universities, but new research has revealed for the first time how and where contemporary British literature is being taught in higher education institutions around the world.
Press releases • Mar 16, 2021 07:00 GMT
Scientists at Northumbria University have worked with the institution’s Research and Innovation Services to launch a medtech spinout company whose lead product for collecting breath samples could revolutionise diagnosis of a range of diseases, including Covid-19.
Press releases • Mar 15, 2021 15:34 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Chartered Psychologist and Research Fellow in Psychology at Northumbria University, shares some tips of what we can do to look after ourselves if we feel overwhelmed or 'triggered' by news stories.
Press releases • Mar 11, 2021 15:41 GMT
A Northumbria University academic has been appointed to an independent panel of experts advising the New Zealand Police service on the ethical use of new technologies in modern policing.
Press releases • Mar 11, 2021 13:51 GMT
Playing with ultra-thin dolls could make young girls want a thinner body, according to new research published today (11 March 2021).
Press releases • Mar 10, 2021 11:26 GMT
A new online diary has been developed to help health and care staff monitor changes in their wellbeing during the pandemic and signposts where individuals can access help when it is needed.
Press releases • Mar 08, 2021 14:28 GMT
Diphtheria is evolving to become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics and in future could lead to vaccine escape, warn an international team of researchers from the UK and India. Their findings are published today (Monday 8 March) in Nature Communications.
Press releases • Mar 03, 2021 10:13 GMT
A new mental health and wellbeing programme funded by Student Living by Sodexo has just been launched at Northumbria University by Rugby World Cup winner and TV presenter Matt Dawson.
Press releases • Mar 01, 2021 11:00 GMT
Press releases • Feb 26, 2021 09:18 GMT
A team of researchers, including renewable energy experts from Northumbria University, has received significant funding to revolutionise the fabrication and application of photovoltaic devices used to produce solar energy.