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Transforming treatments for Parkinson’s disease

Transforming treatments for Parkinson’s disease

Press releases   •   Dec 15, 2020 13:28 GMT

​A revolutionary approach to targeting and treating walking problems in people with Parkinson’s disease is being developed at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Students’ random acts of kindness help people around the world

Students’ random acts of kindness help people around the world

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2020 10:44 GMT

The selfless and compassionate acts of students at Northumbria University has spread global cheer and raised much needed awareness and funds for those who need it most.

Breakthrough forensic approach to help crack down on the sale of fake drugs

Breakthrough forensic approach to help crack down on the sale of fake drugs

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2020 12:54 GMT

Fake medicines are one of the biggest health problems in the world today.

Largest single support package secured as partnership with Northumbria University is signed
North East satellite partnership expected to boost UK’s share of global space market

North East satellite partnership expected to boost UK’s share of global space market

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2020 09:08 GMT

Northumbria University has been awarded more than £360,000 of funding from the UK Space Agency to develop the world’s first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system.

Another win for England’s rugby stars: A double win for Northumbria

Another win for England’s rugby stars: A double win for Northumbria

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2020 14:25 GMT

England rugby stars Anthony Watson and Mako Vunipola have both just graduated from Northumbria University, Newcastle, with a BA (Hons) degree in Leadership and Management.

The art of social distancing - new project to explore how research and practice in the arts can inform social distancing policy in UK cities

The art of social distancing - new project to explore how research and practice in the arts can inform social distancing policy in UK cities

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2020 10:15 GMT

Academics are to work with resilience planners from UK cities to explore how art and performance could be used to establish successful social distancing strategies.

Northumbria to support National Centre for Academic and Cultural Exchange

Northumbria to support National Centre for Academic and Cultural Exchange

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2020 10:04 GMT

Northumbria University is to play a key role in a new National Centre designed to support knowledge exchange between higher education institutions and the UK’s arts and culture sector.

Online tool keeps families connected during lockdown

Online tool keeps families connected during lockdown

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2020 09:58 GMT

Social isolation and loneliness have affected many people during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those with limited access to digital technology.

Better access to justice needed for victims of gender-based violence

Better access to justice needed for victims of gender-based violence

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2020 11:49 GMT

Family justice experts from Northumbria University are calling for changes to the support given by government to victims of gender-based violence, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.