Subjects: Social issues, General
Northumbria research team celebrate library project award win
A collaborative research project which promotes libraries as compassionate spaces to support conversations around death, dying and bereavement, has been recognised with a national health and wellbeing award.
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.
Migration, Adaptation, Innovation 1500-1800 – Role of immigration and knowledge exchange explored in £1.2m research project
A Northumbria University historian has been awarded £1.2m to research the role immigration played in developing new technologies around the eve of the Industrial Revolution.
Experiences of Covid-19 volunteers told through interactive map
The experiences of volunteers from the international Red Cross and Red Crescent movement working through the Covid-19 pandemic have been mapped by a team including academics from Northumbria University.
The ‘Mapping COVID volunteers’ experience and insights’ project gives a unique understanding of the response to Coronavirus by volunteers in different countries and the way the pandemic has impa
One in four UK adults at risk of hunger and potential malnutrition following lockdown
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools and gyms. Dr Tara Hipwood, lecturer in architecture at Northumbria University, suggests that changes in commuting or work habits will prompt a fundamental shift in what people perceive as priority features in the home, with outdoor space and a home office high up the list.
Northumbria to lead EU-funded €4.5m COGOV project
An international consortium led by Northumbria University has been awarded €4.5m funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme to study how Europe is governed.
Research into veterans’ substance misuse
Reasons why veterans with substance misuse have difficulty in seeking and engaging with help have been identified in new research by Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Modern slavery rose planting contributes to fight against UK slavery
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has joined other organisations across the North of England in a unique way to highlight the fight against modern slavery.