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Research reveals toll of pandemic on those with eating disorders

Research reveals toll of pandemic on those with eating disorders

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 08:37 BST

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound, negative impact on nine out of ten people with experience of eating disorders, a new study from Northumbria University, Newcastle, reveals.

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus anti-vaxxers: one in six British people would refuse a vaccine – here’s how to change their minds

Press releases   •   Jul 09, 2020 15:09 BST

In an article originally written for The Conversation, Dr Daniel Jolley, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University, and Darel Cookson, PhD Candidate in Psychology at Staffordshire University, explain why some people might reject vaccines and how we can look to combat the anti-covid vaccine sentiment.

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2019 15:35 BST

In light of a new study that argues YouTube is not only promoting climate denial content, but allowing deniers to hijack scientific terms, Dr Santosh Vijaykumar, Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow in Digital Health at Northumbria, discusses the role of social media in spreading conspiracy theories.

Equal opportunities campaigner Beatrix Campbell OBE honoured by Northumbria University

Equal opportunities campaigner Beatrix Campbell OBE honoured by Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jul 11, 2017 15:43 BST

Beatrix Campbell OBE has received an honorary degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her lifelong and outstanding service to equal opportunities.

Celebrated figures awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

Celebrated figures awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 12:31 BST

Four eminent figures from the fields of law, medicine, business and influential writing will be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this summer.

Northumbria masters the art of digital marketing

Northumbria masters the art of digital marketing

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 12:06 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has launched a postgraduate course in digital marketing in collaboration with leading marketing professionals to meet the needs of employers in a rapidly growing industry.

EXPERT COMMENT: Richard Nixon’s authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump

EXPERT COMMENT: Richard Nixon’s authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump

Press releases   •   Feb 23, 2017 13:30 GMT

Randall J. Stephens, Associate Professor and Reader in History and American Studies at Northumbria University, discusses the constant tension between journalists and US presidents in times of crisis.

 EXPERT COMMENT: Why journalistic ‘balance’ is failing the public

EXPERT COMMENT: Why journalistic ‘balance’ is failing the public

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2016 16:32 GMT

Bruce Mutsvairo, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University, writes about the concept of "balance" in journalism and its effect on recent events.

Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US

Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US

Press releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 12:37 GMT

Brian Ward, Professor in American Studies and Michael Patrick Cullinane, Reader in US History, from Faculty of Humanities at Northumbria report about the US election outcome.