Press releases • Jun 04, 2020 14:45 BST
Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.
Press releases • May 28, 2020 11:31 BST
The first students to graduate from the UK’s first ever Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship scheme have joined the frontline at Newcastle Hospitals in the midst of the global pandemic.
Press releases • May 27, 2020 12:01 BST
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools and gyms. Dr Tara Hipwood, lecturer in architecture at Northumbria University, suggests that changes in commuting or work habits will prompt a fundamental shift in what people perceive as priority features in the home, with outdoor space and a home office high up the list.
Press releases • May 20, 2020 11:51 BST
The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of different implications for the education sector. Dr Emily Mann and Dr Jackie Shinwell of Northumbria University’s Healthy Living Lab explored the impact of the coronavirus crisis in terms of learning loss in this blog for Schools North East.
Press releases • May 19, 2020 10:52 BST
Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have joined a research consortium backed by the UK government to help fight COVID-19.
Press releases • May 15, 2020 14:34 BST
People who have recently experienced loss of smell are being urged to participate in a survey as a new global research group investigates the symptom as a marker of COVID-19.
Press releases • May 06, 2020 16:15 BST
As the country gears up to commemorate VE Day, academics at Northumbria University are delighted to have played a vital role in the development of a new smartphone app which helps UK military veterans find support services they need; whether that’s health services, jobs or housing.
Press releases • Apr 21, 2020 15:27 BST
Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £100,000 to Northumbria University to examine the prevalence of social isolation and loneliness among UK war widows.
Press releases • Apr 21, 2020 08:41 BST
If you are finding yourself having extremely weird dreams during lockdown, you are not alone. In an article written for The Conversation, Jason Ellis, a Professor in Psychology at Northumbria University and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, explains what’s going on after hours.
EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus is a breeding ground for conspiracy theories – here’s why that’s a serious problem
Press releases • Mar 03, 2020 11:47 GMT
Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University and Pia Lamberty PhD Researcher in Social and Legal Psychology at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, explain why the spread of conspiracy theories relating to coronavirus could be as harmful to society as the virus itself.
New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 11:59 GMT
Experts from Northumbria and Sheffield Hallam Universities will launch a new research project which aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation programmes as part of the NHS long-term plan.
Press releases • Feb 20, 2020 10:09 GMT
Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.
Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world
Press releases • Feb 18, 2020 16:23 GMT
An innovative breath collecting device developed by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, could revolutionise the way we diagnose diseases, such as the newly emerged strain of coronavirus, COVID-19.
Press releases • Feb 13, 2020 16:04 GMT
A new space exhibition that features research from Northumbria University has launched at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.
Press releases • Feb 11, 2020 14:15 GMT
Dr Genavee Brown, Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, explores how mobile phones are impacting the connection between people when they are together.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.
Press releases • Jan 13, 2020 12:23 GMT
Professor Greta Defeyter of Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been listed as one of The Big Issue’s Top 100 Changemakers for 2020 for her research making a positive impact on society.
Press releases • Jan 08, 2020 10:54 GMT
Researchers from Northumbria University are asking adults aged 65 or over to spare some time to help with their latest research into reducing loneliness in older people and improving function in everyday tasks.
Press releases • Jan 06, 2020 15:16 GMT
A leading expert in how exercise can help improve quality of life for cancer patients and survivors has published his latest research showing the benefits exercise can bring to men with advanced prostate cancer.