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.
Press releases • Apr 17, 2020 08:59 BST
This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing – a terrorist attack which left 168 people dead, more than 680 seriously injured, and a lasting legacy on the city.
Press releases • Apr 15, 2020 13:44 BST
Scientists from Northumbria University have developed a new optical sensing technology which can light up areas of an object or material by creating microscopic wrinkles and folds within its surface.
Press releases • Apr 01, 2020 16:26 BST
Researchers have found unexpected fossil traces of a temperate rainforest near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the continent had an exceptionally warm climate in prehistoric times. Their findings are published today (1 April) as the lead story in the scientific journal Nature.
Press releases • Mar 16, 2020 15:17 GMT
Northumbria University's NUSTEM project has been recognised for its innovative work in improving diversity in engineering education.
Press releases • Mar 09, 2020 10:31 GMT
A new book shows how police forces can use forensic linguistics techniques to infiltrate online networks of child sex offenders to bring them to justice and protect potential victims
EXPERT COMMENT: Giving back to English: how Nigerian words made it into the Oxford English Dictionary
Press releases • Mar 04, 2020 10:40 GMT
Kingsley Oluchi Ugwuani, PhD researcher at Northumbria University, was consulted on the inclusion of Nigerian English words to the Oxford English Dictionary and writes for The Conversation about the impact the project has had.
Press releases • Mar 04, 2020 09:10 GMT
Northumbria University, Newcastle, and the Centre for Public Impact (CPI), have announced a partnership aimed at supporting efforts to help governments become more effective and trusted.
EXPERT COMMENT: Greater Manchester’s cycling plan is a radical, much-needed approach – now it needs funding
Press releases • Mar 03, 2020 16:09 GMT
Katja Leyendecker, PhD candidate in Architecture and Built Environment, discusses Greater Manchester's new walking and cycling plan.
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.
Press releases • Feb 28, 2020 11:01 GMT
Northumbria University has teamed up with two leading cyber security organisations to run a boot camp training event for computer science teachers and academics.
Press releases • Feb 27, 2020 16:26 GMT
A series of events for crime fiction fans will take place at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle this spring, bringing together people from the two very different worlds of fact and fiction.
EXPERT COMMENT: Beavers are set to recolonise the UK – here’s how people and the environment could benefit
Press releases • Feb 27, 2020 12:22 GMT
Associate Professor in Ecology, Mike Jeffries looks at the impact reintroducing beavers in the UK could have for wildlife and flood prevention.
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 16:08 GMT
A vital role that floating Antarctic ice shelves play in preventing catastrophic sea level rises has been proven for the first time in a new study, published in the scientific journal Nature.
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.