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Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2020 14:45 BST

Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.

Live performance marks lives lost in WW2 ghetto

Live performance marks lives lost in WW2 ghetto

Press releases   •   Jul 26, 2019 10:16 BST

A poignant performance marking the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the Łódź Ghetto in Poland will take place next month, directed by Northumbria University academic Jane Arnfield.

Celebrated figures to be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

Celebrated figures to be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jul 04, 2019 10:03 BST

Three eminent figures from the fields of politics, physics and fashion, will be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this summer.

 Northumbria students to perform at Northern Stage

Northumbria students to perform at Northern Stage

Press releases   •   May 17, 2018 16:22 BST

Two thought provoking plays are being performed at Northern Stage next week as graduating Performing Arts students from Northumbria University, Newcastle stage their final degree shows.

EXPERT COMMENT: The Other Side of Australia Day

EXPERT COMMENT: The Other Side of Australia Day

Press releases   •   Jan 26, 2018 15:52 GMT

Dr Laura Fish, a writer and senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Northumbria University, discusses indigeneity in the modern world.

Memories brought to life in city arts project

Memories brought to life in city arts project

Press releases   •   Jan 19, 2018 11:11 GMT

Northumbria University has received a £60,000 grant to help develop new ways for people to share and access heritage and memories of significant events in Newcastle city centre.

Top title for Northumbria graduate at Midlands fashion design awards

Top title for Northumbria graduate at Midlands fashion design awards

Press releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 14:34 GMT

Northumbria University Fashion Design graduate Harriet Eccleston has been crowned Young Designer of the Year at the 10th annual Midlands Fashion Awards.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Why decisions on emoji design should be made more inclusive

EXPERT COMMENT: Why decisions on emoji design should be made more inclusive

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2017 13:14 BST

Selina Sutton, PhD student at Northumbria University, writes about the complex issues surrounding emoji design in the modern society.

Northumbria Pro Vice-Chancellor honoured with design award

Northumbria Pro Vice-Chancellor honoured with design award

Press releases   •   May 22, 2017 10:01 BST

Northumbria University Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Kyffin is set to receive a prestigious award recognising his outstanding contributions in the field of design.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Sylvia Plath: just because she wrote about her life doesn’t mean it’s public property

EXPERT COMMENT: Sylvia Plath: just because she wrote about her life doesn’t mean it’s public property

Press releases   •   Apr 21, 2017 14:46 BST

Claire Nally, Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature at Northumbria University, writes about the relationship between poetry and ethics, discussing the example of Sylvia Plath.