Press releases • Nov 13, 2020 13:44 GMT
A new research project is to examine what difference the use of telephone or video calls, as opposed to face to face participation, has on the fairness and effectiveness of police interviews, carried out with witnesses, victims and suspects of crime.
Press releases • Nov 12, 2020 08:00 GMT
The devastating environmental impact of plastic clothing hangers has been revealed for the first time – with calls for the fashion industry to urgently address the issue.
Press releases • Nov 06, 2020 10:18 GMT
A Northumbria University solar physicist is part of a team of scientists working on a new project to improve the ability of the Met Office to forecast space weather and its potential disruption to activities on Earth.
Press releases • Nov 04, 2020 08:50 GMT
Press releases • Nov 03, 2020 10:57 GMT
Students at Northumbria University are learning what it means to be agile in an ever-changing marketplace, with support from one of the world’s most renowned business support companies.
Voluntary action and Covid-19 – new research will explore lessons learnt and recommendations for UK recovery
Press releases • Nov 03, 2020 09:00 GMT
Experts from across academia and the voluntary sector are to carry out a major research project into the role of voluntary action in the Covid-19 pandemic – exploring the challenges, what worked well and making recommendations to inform planning for future crises.
Press releases • Nov 02, 2020 13:29 GMT
Press releases • Nov 02, 2020 08:00 GMT
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are investigating the effects of social distancing on mental health, quality of life and the use of social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Press releases • Oct 30, 2020 12:10 GMT
Northumbria University and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) have joined forces to show health and social care professionals how TWAM’s museum resources and collections can support quality of life improvements for older people.
Press releases • Oct 28, 2020 14:45 GMT
Press releases • Oct 28, 2020 09:00 GMT
A new £9m research centre, which will allow citizens across the country to grasp the possibilities of the digital revolution, has been announced.
Press releases • Oct 27, 2020 11:06 GMT
Organisations across the UK and beyond are set to benefit from a unique NHS- academic partnership which sees a focus on staff safety and morale – and delivers significant cost savings.
Press releases • Oct 27, 2020 09:10 GMT
Academics from Northumbria University are once again taking part in the national Being Human festival – hosting a variety of free online events which celebrate the humanities and all they have to offer.
Press releases • Oct 26, 2020 12:30 GMT
Northumbria University’s reputation for excellence in nursing is being recognised at a national level after being shortlisted for a record seven titles in the annual Student Nursing Times Awards.
Press releases • Oct 26, 2020 10:37 GMT
Press releases • Oct 23, 2020 13:41 BST
The UK high street has been badly hit by COVID-19 restrictions - and it is shining a spotlight on the huge amount of retail floorspace that is not needed. Paul Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria University, writes about the challenges facing the sector for The Conversation.
Press releases • Oct 22, 2020 15:19 BST
Ground-breaking technology projects, led by Northumbria University, have won awards and received a special commendation at an event showcasing the best of the North East’s talent.
Press releases • Oct 19, 2020 10:29 BST
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has joined The Employ Autism Higher Education Network, a ground-breaking higher education employability programme, which aims to unlock the potential of autistic students and graduates and help them into full-time work.
EXPERT COMMENT - World Menopause Day: how cultural representations of ‘the change’ are empowering women
Press releases • Oct 16, 2020 10:33 BST
Ahead of World Menopause Day on Sunday 18 October, Katy Shaw, Professor of Contemporary Writings at Northumbria University, discusses the important role popular culture is playing in changing perceptions of the menopause.