Subjects: Teaching, Learning
Research documents rich heritage of Afro-descendant women living in Ecuador
Celebrating and sharing the lived history of Afro-Ecuadorian women, passed down through generations via the spoken word, is the objective of a collaborative research project led by Northumbria University and Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, alongside partners from the Mujeres de Asfalto collective, a Black feminist creative arts organisation.
Northumbria students triumph in national marketing competition for leading whisky maker
Students from Northumbria University have come out on top in a national competition to find the cream of the country’s marketing talent.
Collaboration with charity supports real-world learning for students
Students at Northumbria University have gained real-world knowledge and experience from a collaboration with the charity dedicated to preserving Newcastle’s green spaces.
Northumbria’s Summer 2022 newspaper is out now
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, the newspaper is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University.
Northumbria University launches Social Mobility Impact Report
Northumbria University has launched a new report that sets out its social impact and identifies where it is spreading opportunity to those who need it most.
Gallery refurbishment marked by exhibition launch
A contemporary art gallery at the heart of Northumbria University’s City Campus has been relaunched following refurbishment with a brand new exhibition.
Experts in maths and music unite for conference
A Northumbria University academic will chair a prestigious conference exploring the historic relationship between mathematics and music, hosted by the Royal College of Music in London.
Volunteering Together: Blending knowledge and skills for development
As we approach International Volunteer Day on 5 December, academics from Northumbria University have prepared a briefing paper, which will be the first in a series, to highlight key findings from a collaborative research project between Northumbria and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).
Stereotypical views of scientists can be tackled in the classroom
Weekly sessions with primary school-aged children can have a positive impact at challenging stereotypical views of scientists, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Northumbria academics support teenagers to take the lead in wellbeing research
Empowering young people to help shape the future of health and wellbeing services by equipping them with their own research skills, is the focus of a project supported by Northumbria University academics.
Creating opportunities for thousands of young people in Newcastle
A new learning centre designed to support more young people to fulfil their potential and achieve a place at university will be launched in Newcastle.
Senior lecturer is ‘on board’ with appointment to independent think tank
A globally influential charity which works to promote the benefits of workforce professional development has welcomed a Northumbria University academic to its national board.
New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged
Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come together to offer invaluable practical expertise to help local authorities scale-up the Government’s £220 million Holiday Activities and Food programme.
Northumbria is top rated UK young university in global rankings
Northumbria University’s growing global reputation for academic excellence has been reinforced after becoming the highest placed UK university in the latest world rankings.
Northumbria Professor receives inspirational award from Royal Society of Chemistry
A Professor in Northumbria University’s Department of Applied Sciences has won a top national award from The Royal Society of Chemistry.
EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures
The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of different implications for the education sector. Dr Emily Mann and Dr Jackie Shinwell of Northumbria University’s Healthy Living Lab explored the impact of the coronavirus crisis in terms of learning loss in this blog for Schools North East.
Out of the classroom and into the art gallery
A new project will bring literature to life for GCSE pupils by taking them out of their classrooms and into two North East art galleries.
Awards shortlisting for student and school activities
Northumbria University, Newcastle has been shortlisted for two awards for the support it gives to school children and its students.
Making the case for the arts in schools
Representatives from Northumbria University, Newcastle have been chosen to talk to MPs about the vital role of teaching arts in schools.