Press releases • Dec 17, 2020 09:09 GMT
A North East collaboration between a young entrepreneur, a university and an engineering company has led to the development of a revolutionary new hand sanitisation device which could help slow the global spread of diseases such as Covid-19.
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 • 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 • Aug 24, 2020 08:37 BST
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound, negative impact on nine out of ten people with experience of eating disorders, a new study from Northumbria University, Newcastle, reveals.
Press releases • Aug 14, 2020 09:00 BST
Breakthrough forensic research at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has revealed for the first time that textile fibres can, under certain circumstances, be transferred between clothing in the absence of contact.
Impact and resistance training boosts bone strength and muscle function in those with Crohn’s disease, according to new research
Press releases • Jul 30, 2020 09:24 BST
Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has shown the important role specific types of exercise can play in the management of bone loss, fatigue and muscle dysfunction for those with Crohn’s disease.
Press releases • Jul 06, 2020 13:15 BST
Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be. These are all things that can lead to back pain.
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.
Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world
Press releases • Feb 18, 2020 16:23 GMT
An innovative breath collecting device developed by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, could revolutionise the way we diagnose diseases, such as the newly emerged strain of coronavirus, COVID-19.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.
Press releases • Jan 25, 2017 14:40 GMT
A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has been appointed President of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
Press releases • Dec 23, 2016 14:40 GMT
People who have been referred to exercise referral schemes who smoke, are younger* and have more serious and complex health conditions are more likely to drop out before completing the scheme according to pioneering research carried out by Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Press releases • Dec 20, 2016 16:34 GMT
A Northumbria University-led project to improve patient safety education has been awarded €431,996 in European funding.
Press releases • Dec 20, 2016 15:08 GMT
Two Northumbria researchers have launched the latest in a series of innovative projects designed to challenge and inform public perceptions of homelessness.
Press releases • Dec 02, 2016 15:07 GMT
Almost 10,000 UK stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent disability following a stroke, according to research led by Northumbria University, Newcastle