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.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2021 14:19 GMT
A hugely successful leadership programme, created specifically to help SMEs build resilience and manage the impact of Covid-19, has secured funding to support an additional cohort of businesses from the region next month (March), as well as confirming a second round of the programme to take place later this year.
Press releases • Feb 25, 2021 11:04 GMT
A new initiative co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by the New Statesman and Daily Mirror aims to increase opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from under-represented backgrounds.
EXPERT COMMENT: Bitcoin isn’t getting greener: four environmental myths about cryptocurrency debunked
Press releases • Feb 24, 2021 13:00 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Peter Howson, Senior Lecturer in International Development, Northumbria University, explores environmental myths around cryptocurrency.
Press releases • Feb 24, 2021 07:00 GMT
Northumbria University and Fighting With Pride - The LGBT+ Armed Forces Charity – have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a shared mission of transforming support for LGBT+ Veterans.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why urban gardens are crucial for conserving bees and butterflies – and how you can help them
Press releases • Feb 23, 2021 10:57 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Katherine Baldock, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Northumbria University, explores how urban gardens can help conserve bees and butterflies.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2021 13:37 GMT
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between Platinum Electrical Engineering and Northumbria University has received the highest possible rating by an independent assessor.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2021 07:00 GMT
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been backed by the Government’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop an antiviral coating suitable for use on everyday surfaces.
Press releases • Feb 10, 2021 08:15 GMT
Northumbria University has signed a partnership agreement with Samling Institute for Young Artists, bringing the Hexham-based charity’s internationally recognised expertise in training young voices to students across the University.
Press releases • Feb 09, 2021 08:04 GMT
Belief in conspiracy theories is heightened as adolescents reach 14 years of age, reveals new research led by Northumbria University.
Press releases • Feb 08, 2021 14:31 GMT
Press releases • Feb 02, 2021 14:43 GMT
A report co-written by Northumbria Law School’s Dr Marion Oswald has been cited in the Lords in support of an amendment proposed to the Domestic Abuse Bill.
EXPERT COMMENT: Thousands more satellites will soon orbit Earth – we need better rules to prevent space crashes
Press releases • Feb 02, 2021 11:32 GMT
In a recent article written for The Conversation, Lauren Napier, Researcher in Space Law and Policy, Northumbria University, Newcastle discusses the need for better rules to prevent space crashes as thousands more satellites start orbiting Earth.
EXPERT COMMENT: Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health
Press releases • Jan 26, 2021 14:59 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, Northumbria University, explores how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health.