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Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality

Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality

Press releases   •   Oct 23, 2018 10:24 BST

Rugby star and TV presenter Matt Dawson touched down at Northumbria University, Newcastle, to explore the latest in student accommodation and catch-up with some of rugby’s rising talent.

Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed

Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed

Press releases   •   Oct 02, 2018 14:46 BST

Current systems for ranking the best batsmen in test cricket have been bowled out by a new study. In a paper which could give sleepless night to cricket statisticians all over the world, researchers from Newcastle and Northumbria universities delivered their ‘out’ verdict to current methods after analysing the two most popular test cricket rankings.

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 11:34 BST

A rugby team from Northumbria University, Newcastle, travelled 6,000 miles to China as part of an exciting new sporting partnership.

Northumbria named as Centre of Excellence for Women's Football

Northumbria named as Centre of Excellence for Women's Football

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2017 10:54 BST

Northumbria University has reinforced its reputation as a hotbed for women’s football after it was named as one of eight FA Women’s High Performance Football Centres.

International Call Up for Northumbria Lecturer

International Call Up for Northumbria Lecturer

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2017 13:45 BST

Northumbria University lecturer Andy Coyles has been appointed as the Head Coach for the English Universities Men’s National Football Team.

 Team Northumbria reap gold in BUCS Championship Finals

Team Northumbria reap gold in BUCS Championship Finals

Press releases   •   Apr 07, 2017 15:01 BST

Seven of Northumbria University’s sports teams made their way to the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) ‘Big Wednesday Finals’ in Bath last week, with three teams bringing home the silverware.

Northumbria academics among line up for BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

Northumbria academics among line up for BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 14:58 GMT

Leading academics from Northumbria University will speak alongside former Formula 1 racing driver Damon Hill OBE, Harriet Harman MP and former health minister Edwina Currie among others at BBC 3’s Free Thinking Festival 2017.

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.

Partnership brings Europe’s top basketball players to Northumbria University

Partnership brings Europe’s top basketball players to Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Dec 07, 2016 15:44 GMT

Up to 80 professional basketball players from all corners of Europe will be coming to Northumbria University, Newcastle, next summer to help build a career beyond their playing days.

Academic elected Vice-President of global sports association

Academic elected Vice-President of global sports association

Press releases   •   Sep 28, 2016 15:13 BST

Members of the World Association for Sport Management have elected a Northumbria University academic to become its Vice-President.