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EXPERT COMMENT: To save our leisure centres from closure, we may need to hand them to the community

EXPERT COMMENT: To save our leisure centres from closure, we may need to hand them to the community

Press releases   •   Jul 22, 2020 11:34 BST

Many leisure centres survived austerity by transferring their management to the local community. In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Lindsay Findlay-King, Principal Lecturer in Sport Management at Northumbria University, discusses whether this tactic could work again in today's crisis.

Beer festivals are significant for UK local economies, according to Northumbria University research

Beer festivals are significant for UK local economies, according to Northumbria University research

Press releases   •   Jun 11, 2020 14:19 BST

​A Northumbria University study has highlighted the positive impact of beer festivals on the UK economy.

Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute

Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 13:45 BST

An illustration by a Northumbria University fashion student has been chosen by luxury British fashion label Alexander McQueen to appear in a campaign thanking the NHS.

Students help sustainable fashion business break into US market

Students help sustainable fashion business break into US market

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2019 10:18 BST

A consultancy project led by a team of students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, is helping a growing fashion business expand into new markets in the USA.