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EXPERT COMMENT - Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success

EXPERT COMMENT - Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success

Press releases   •   Jun 30, 2020 13:47 BST

​Professor Kate Maclean of Northumbria University’s Centre for International Development, discusses the success of women leaders in handling COVID 19.

One in four UK adults at risk of hunger and potential malnutrition following lockdown

One in four UK adults at risk of hunger and potential malnutrition following lockdown

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2020 22:10 BST

One in four adults in the UK are experiencing food insecurity, which is likely to have left them susceptible to hunger and potential malnutrition, during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is the main finding of a survey published today by Feeding Britain and Northumbria University’s Healthy Living Lab.

University students facing food insecurity due to pandemic

University students facing food insecurity due to pandemic

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2020 12:16 BST

Four out of ten university students have reported they are worried that they will run out of food as they deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report. The findings have been submitted to the UK Education Select Committee inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services.

Massive decrease in fruit and vegetable intake reported by children receiving free school meals following lockdown

Massive decrease in fruit and vegetable intake reported by children receiving free school meals following lockdown

Press releases   •   Jun 08, 2020 08:30 BST

In a study conducted by Northumbria University around half of the children who received free school meal vouchers are reporting a significant drop in their intake of fruit and vegetables since schools closed due to COVID-19 in March, yet many reported a large increase in consumption of sugary drinks and snacks.

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A Celebration of Sporting Excellence

A Celebration of Sporting Excellence

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:11 GMT

Guest-speaker Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, 11-times Paralympic Gold Medal Winner & Chancellor of Northumbria University, will reflect on Northumbria’s Paralympic success in Rio where we achieved six medals, including gold, in what proved to be Great Britain’s most prosperous Games since 1968.

Feb 16, 18:3023:55 GMT

Sport Central Northumbria University Northumberland Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST

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