Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Leading academic receives prestigious children's food award

Press releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 16:11 GMT

A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has received a prestigious award for her pioneering work into school breakfast clubs and holiday hunger.

 Northumbria to devise new global eco-innovation system for North East

Northumbria to devise new global eco-innovation system for North East

Press releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 16:58 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle, is collaborating with one of the world’s top universities to devise a new global eco-innovation system for the North East.

Sick and tired – not just a figure of speech

Sick and tired – not just a figure of speech

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 16:22 GMT

​Large-scale study looks at tiredness and its associations with environment, genes, and mental and physical health.

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 16:04 GMT

Experts on children’s holiday hunger from the Healthy Living Research Lab at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been asked to present to a group of MPs who are leading an inquiry into the issue.

Northumbria academics among line up for BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

Northumbria academics among line up for BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 14:58 GMT

Leading academics from Northumbria University will speak alongside former Formula 1 racing driver Damon Hill OBE, Harriet Harman MP and former health minister Edwina Currie among others at BBC 3’s Free Thinking Festival 2017.

EXPERT COMMENT: For some kids school holidays mean hunger and isolation

EXPERT COMMENT: For some kids school holidays mean hunger and isolation

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2017 15:57 BST

Pamela L Graham, Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow at Northumbria University, and Greta Defeyter, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor at Faculty of Health & Life Sciences at Northumbria University, write about families' struggles coping with extra costs of food, activities and childcare.