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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.

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.

 World-class craftsmanship meets catwalk glamour at the Newcastle Fashion Show

World-class craftsmanship meets catwalk glamour at the Newcastle Fashion Show

Press releases   •   May 19, 2017 14:02 BST

The next generation of fashion designers presented their collections at Northumbria University’s annual fashion show this week.

Paralympic medal-winning heroes celebrated at Northumbria University

Paralympic medal-winning heroes celebrated at Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2017 11:02 GMT

Northumbria University has raised tens of thousands of pounds to support continued excellence in disability sport after four of its students brought home six medals from the Paralympic Games in Rio.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Rural pubs really do make countryside communities happier – but they are closing at an alarming rate

EXPERT COMMENT: Rural pubs really do make countryside communities happier – but they are closing at an alarming rate

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2017 17:06 GMT

Ignazio Cabras, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development at Northumbria University, discusses findings of his recent study into the impact of pubs on communities.

EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

EXPERT COMMENT: Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

Press releases   •   Jan 03, 2017 10:48 GMT

Anna-Marie Marshall, Colin Hamilton and Tom Heffernan from Department of Psychology at Northumbria University, write about the damage of excessive alcohol use and smoking on prospective memory.