Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2015 00:00 BST

Baroness Susan Greenfield has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease.

Ageing in changing times

Ageing in changing times

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2015 00:00 BST

Leading experts on ageing from across the world will visit Newcastle for an annual conference focusing on how people are ageing in changing times.

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.

Northumbria leading research to improve independent living for elderly people

Northumbria leading research to improve independent living for elderly people

Press releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 11:00 BST

Experts in ageing at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are leading research to understand the role of home adaptations in improving later life.