Subjects: Media, Communication
‘Languageless’ public health messaging to fight the pandemic
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have developed public health messaging materials with a difference to overcome communication challenges in Guatemala.
EXPERT COMMENT: Six tips for coping when the news is getting to you
In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Chartered Psychologist and Research Fellow in Psychology at Northumbria University, shares some tips of what we can do to look after ourselves if we feel overwhelmed or 'triggered' by news stories.
Northumbria’s Spring 2021 Newspaper has landed!
Our Spring 2021 newspaper is available to read online now.
Online tool keeps families connected during lockdown
Social isolation and loneliness have affected many people during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those with limited access to digital technology.
New centre to address challenges of digital citizenship
A new £9m research centre, which will allow citizens across the country to grasp the possibilities of the digital revolution, has been announced.
Research reveals toll of pandemic on those with eating disorders
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
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
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Britannia, Druids and the surprisingly modern origins of myth
Professor of Modern History, Matthew Kelly, discusses Britannia, Druids and the surprisingly modern origins of myths for The Conversation.
Equal opportunities campaigner Beatrix Campbell OBE honoured by Northumbria University
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
Four eminent figures from the fields of law, medicine, business and influential writing will be awarded honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this summer.
EXPERT COMMENT: To win the war against illegal streaming sites the Premier League must beat them at their own game
Roger Domeneghetti, Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria, writes about the Premier League for The Conversation.
Northumbria masters the art of digital marketing
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.
Read All About It!
Celebrate the arrival of Spring 2017 with the new issue of Northumbria University News - available on campus from Monday 13 March!
EXPERT COMMENT: Richard Nixon’s authoritarian loathing of the media lives on in Donald Trump
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
Bruce Mutsvairo, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University, writes about the concept of "balance" in journalism and its effect on recent events.
EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the anthropomorphism of animals in response to the recent episode of BBC One's Planet Earth II.
Expert reaction: how Trump’s big night unfolded across the US
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.