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Northumbria University and St. George's University of Grenada Expand Joint Medical Education Programme

Northumbria University and St. George's University of Grenada Expand Joint Medical Education Programme

Press releases   •   May 15, 2019 13:13 BST

Northumbria University and St. George’s University have announced an expansion of their joint medical training programme which will double the amount of time that medical students spend in the UK.

Literature expert addresses House of Commons inquiry

Literature expert addresses House of Commons inquiry

Press releases   •   May 10, 2019 14:51 BST

A contemporary literature expert from Northumbria University has been invited to give evidence at the Performers’ Alliance All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) inquiry into the class ceiling in the creative sector.

New method developed to detect and trace homemade bombs

New method developed to detect and trace homemade bombs

Press releases   •   May 10, 2019 11:36 BST

Academics from Northumbria have collaborated on a major research project led by King’s College London, to develop a new way of detecting homemade explosives which will help forensic scientists trace where the explosives came from.

Forensic science on trial

Forensic science on trial

Press releases   •   May 07, 2019 09:11 BST

Academics from Northumbria University have provided written and oral evidence for a Parliamentary investigation into the quality and reliability of forensic science within the UK legal system.

Northumbria graduate takes to the Northern Stage in solo tour

Northumbria graduate takes to the Northern Stage in solo tour

Press releases   •   May 03, 2019 16:11 BST

A Northumbria MA Theatre and Performance graduate is touring the stage to explore ideas around stress and how we deal with it in modern day society.

Northumbria secures top 50 ranking in two national guides

Northumbria secures top 50 ranking in two national guides

Press releases   •   May 01, 2019 15:45 BST

Northumbria University is now ranked in the top 50 of two of the UK’s leading university guides.

Northumbria alumnus directs UK hit feelgood film: Fisherman's Friends

Northumbria alumnus directs UK hit feelgood film: Fisherman's Friends

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2019 12:55 BST

A Northumbria Film and TV Production alumnus was in the director’s chair for the recent inspirational UK Box Office hit film, Fisherman’s Friends.

Teach the Nation to Code: Databases

Teach the Nation to Code: Databases

Press releases   •   Apr 26, 2019 11:06 BST

Northumbria University is once again teaming up with IT training company QA Consulting to deliver a free computer programming session as part of the Institute of Coding (IoC).

EXPERT COMMENT: Vox - how to understand the peculiarities of Spain's hard-right movement

EXPERT COMMENT: Vox - how to understand the peculiarities of Spain's hard-right movement

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2019 12:05 BST

Ahead of this weekend's Spanish General Election, Dr Carlos Conde Solares of Northumbria University, Newcastle, writes for The Conversation about the rise of the Vox party in recent years.

Animation brings family history to life in moving new film

Animation brings family history to life in moving new film

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2019 09:06 BST

A documentary featuring the animation expertise of a Northumbria University academic will make its North East debut next weekend.