Making sure life doesn’t stop when dementia begins

Making sure life doesn’t stop when dementia begins

Press releases   •   May 22, 2015 00:00 BST

Northumbria University is showcasing the ways in which its staff and students are working to support people with dementia during a series of events for Dementia Awareness Week.

Comic books to help children understand chronic pain

Comic books to help children understand chronic pain

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2013 00:00 BST

Comic book superheroes are being used to help children understand more about older relatives suffering from chronic pain, in an innovative project.

Northumbria academic helps design ground-breaking mobile game to support early dementia diagnosis

Northumbria academic helps design ground-breaking mobile game to support early dementia diagnosis

Press releases   •   May 04, 2016 10:26 BST

​Sea Hero Quest is an innovative new mobile game specifically designed to create the world’s largest crowd sourced data set to benchmark human spatial navigation.

COMMENT: Want to build better computer games? Call an architect

COMMENT: Want to build better computer games? Call an architect

Press releases   •   May 09, 2016 10:16 BST

​Ruth Dalton, Professor of Building Usability and Visualisation at Northumbria University, discusses building better computer games for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Press releases   •   Nov 24, 2016 15:33 GMT

Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, and Anna-Marie Marshall, PhD researcher and demonstrator at Northumbria University, write about smoking for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

Press releases   •   Jan 03, 2017 10:48 GMT

Anna-Marie Marshall, Colin Hamilton and Tom Heffernan from Department of Psychology at Northumbria University, write about the damage of excessive alcohol use and smoking on prospective memory.

Undiagnosed hearing difficulties identified thanks to new project

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2015 16:58 BST

A Northumbria University lecturer has been jointly awarded the prestigious Advancing Healthcare award for his work to improve access to health services for people with learning disabilities.