New degree of success for professional rugby player
Newcastle Falcons’ club captain and member of the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA), Will Welch, swapped his playing kit for academic robes this week as he joined the latest graduate cohort at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Global experts to debate the latest in diet, exercise and sports performance
Some of the world’s leading researchers will present the latest findings in how diets, supplements and exercise can affect health and sporting performance at a major conference in Newcastle next week (15-17 December).
University saves one million bottles going to waste
Innovative water dispensing machines used by gym-goers at Northumbria University’s Sport Central have now been used one million times, saving bottles from waste and supporting sustainability.
Northumbria University hosts national transport and cycling debate
Northumbria University are partnering with newcycling.org alongside the Economic and Social Research Council to stage a special debate around transport during November’s Festival of Social Sciences.
National cricketing officials bowled over by student’s success
A Northumbria University sports student has been awarded a prestigious national award from the England and Wales Cricketing Board this month.
Northumbria students impress the press with World Cup legacy plan
Student teams from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have presented marketing plans to the region’s media on how to capitalise upon the success of hosting the Rugby World Cup within the region and create a lasting legacy.
Northumbria University scientists provide expertise to world-leading human performance lab
Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are working with one of the world’s largest consumer healthcare companies to test the performance of elite athletes such as Olympic diver Tom Daley. One of these projects is examining the use of protein in exercise recovery and the other is aimed at improving our understanding of the brain’s influence in decision making.
Northumbria students invited to train with Rugby World Cup team!
Northumbria University students have had the opportunity of a lifetime after being invited to train alongside the Tongan Rugby World Cup team.
Excitement builds ahead of the Tongan rugby invasion!
Northumbria University is excitedly preparing for the arrival of the Tongan national rugby team who will be using the University’s sports facilities before their Rugby World Cup match in Newcastle.
Cathedral welcome for Northumbria’s new Chancellor
Britain’s greatest Paralympic athlete, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, has today been inaugurated as the new Chancellor of Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Northumbria space researcher soars into the stratosphere with industry award
A Northumbria student is celebrating stratospheric success after receiving industry recognition for his work in helping combat astronauts’ back pain when they return home from space.