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Research with life-saving potential for adults with learning disabilities and autism

Research with life-saving potential for adults with learning disabilities and autism

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2020 10:40 GMT

​A research team at Northumbria University have launched a major project exploring how carers recognise and manage deterioration in the health of people with learning disabilities and autism.

International research to investigate the impact of social distancing measures on mental health

International research to investigate the impact of social distancing measures on mental health

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2020 08:00 GMT

Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are investigating the effects of social distancing on mental health, quality of life and the use of social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gender-based violence during lockdown: media reports may have missed the true picture

Gender-based violence during lockdown: media reports may have missed the true picture

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2020 11:44 BST

The ability of gender-based violence victims to access support services during the Covid-19 lockdown has not been accurately portrayed in the media, with potentially damaging consequences, according to new research.

Belief in 5G COVID-19 conspiracy theories linked to violence, reveals Northumbria study

Belief in 5G COVID-19 conspiracy theories linked to violence, reveals Northumbria study

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2020 07:00 BST

Psychologists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have provided the first scientific evidence of the link between violent behaviour towards the telecommunications sector and 5G COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs.

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

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudosci...

In light of a new study that argues YouTube is not only promoting climate denial content but allowing deniers to hijack scientific terms,...

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