Thousands of schoolchildren flock to Northumbria University for Big Bang event

Thousands of schoolchildren flock to Northumbria University for Big Bang event

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2015 00:00 BST

Around 2,000 students from schools across the North East paid a visit to Northumbria University, Newcastle, to take part in one of the largest science events of its kind.

COMMENT: What is a coasting school?

COMMENT: What is a coasting school?

Press releases   •   May 19, 2015 00:00 BST

Professor Michael Jopling, from Education and Lifelong Learning at Northumbria, discusses the concept of 'coasting schools'.

COMMENT: Does the food children eat for breakfast fuel exam grades?

COMMENT: Does the food children eat for breakfast fuel exam grades?

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 00:00 BST

Pam L Graham, Senior Research Assistant in Health and Life Sciences, discusses how a good breakfast influences how we think and learn.

Fellowship honour for leading psychologist

Fellowship honour for leading psychologist

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2015 00:00 GMT

A psychologist who demonstrated that breakfast clubs improve children’s performance in school has been awarded a Fellowship by the British Psychological Society.

Focus on child development

Focus on child development

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2014 00:00 BST

A Northumbria University researcher will investigate childhood attachment in a study that could influence the decisions being made in child care proceedings or custody battles.

Breakfast scheme brings benefits

Breakfast scheme brings benefits

Press releases   •   Jun 10, 2013 00:00 BST

A free breakfast scheme in Blackpool has been deemed to be a success by Northumbria University academics.