New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged
Press releases • Mar 18, 2021 10:00 GMT
Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come together to offer invaluable practical expertise to help local authorities scale-up the Government’s £220 million Holiday Activities and Food programme.
Press releases • Mar 16, 2021 07:00 GMT
Scientists at Northumbria University have worked with the institution’s Research and Innovation Services to launch a medtech spinout company whose lead product for collecting breath samples could revolutionise diagnosis of a range of diseases, including Covid-19.
Press releases • Mar 15, 2021 15:34 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Chartered Psychologist and Research Fellow in Psychology at Northumbria University, shares some tips of what we can do to look after ourselves if we feel overwhelmed or 'triggered' by news stories.
Press releases • Mar 08, 2021 14:28 GMT
Diphtheria is evolving to become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics and in future could lead to vaccine escape, warn an international team of researchers from the UK and India. Their findings are published today (Monday 8 March) in Nature Communications.
Press releases • Feb 24, 2021 07:00 GMT
Northumbria University and Fighting With Pride - The LGBT+ Armed Forces Charity – have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a shared mission of transforming support for LGBT+ Veterans.
Press releases • Feb 15, 2021 07:00 GMT
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been backed by the Government’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop an antiviral coating suitable for use on everyday surfaces.
Press releases • Feb 09, 2021 08:04 GMT
Belief in conspiracy theories is heightened as adolescents reach 14 years of age, reveals new research led by Northumbria University.
Press releases • Feb 08, 2021 14:31 GMT
EXPERT COMMENT: Lockdown, quarantine and self-isolation: how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health
Press releases • Jan 26, 2021 14:59 GMT
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, Northumbria University, explores how different COVID restrictions affect our mental health.
Press releases • Jan 18, 2021 15:32 GMT
Nursing academics from Northumbria University have been delivering Covid-19 vaccinations to priority patients, as part of the University’s continued efforts to support the frontline response to the pandemic.
Press releases • Jan 13, 2021 11:45 GMT
As thousands of people are committing to giving up alcohol during Dry January, research from a midwifery lecturer at Northumbria University has been included in new national guidance on the harms of consuming alcohol both before and during pregnancy.
Press releases • Jan 05, 2021 14:27 GMT
Exercise has been used in the treatment of many medical conditions, including heart and lung diseases. But it can also play an important role in treating peripheral artery disease. Our latest review shows that for people with peripheral artery disease, exercise programmes may help improve walking ability and quality of life by relieving symptoms of leg pain, cramps, and fatigue.
Press releases • Dec 16, 2020 10:40 GMT
A research team at Northumbria University have launched a major project exploring how carers recognise and manage deterioration in the health of people with learning disabilities and autism.
Press releases • Dec 09, 2020 12:54 GMT
Fake medicines are one of the biggest health problems in the world today.
Press releases • Nov 19, 2020 12:56 GMT
A Northumbria University academic is calling on the Government to provide financial support to people waiting for their first Universal Credit payment.
Sleep research programme to offer free treatment to those suffering with disturbed sleep amid the pandemic
Press releases • Nov 18, 2020 11:42 GMT
Those experiencing poor sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic are being invited to take part in an online treatment study run by sleep experts at Northumbria University.
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.