Subjects: Working life
EXPERT COMMENT: Jacinda Ardern resignation has people wondering when to quit – but that’s the wrong way to think about burnout
As Jacinda Ardern leaves office as New Zealand's outgoing prime minister after citing that she no longer had “enough in the tank”, conversations about workplace burnout continue. In an article written for The Conversation, Anthony Montgomery, Professor in Occupational & Organisational Psychology, explains how thinking of burnout as an individual-level responsibility is missing the bigger picture.
Professor chosen as one of 10 new Senior Fellows joining UK in a Changing Europe
New research focusing on responses to the displacement of people since the beginning of the 2022 invasion of Ukraine will be the focus of a prestigious fellowship awarded to a Northumbria University academic.
Northumbria University scores Knowledge Exchange award
Northumbria University and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have won the ‘Knowledge Exchange Strategic Partnership’ award from PraxisAuril, a world-leading association for Knowledge Exchange practitioners.
Select Committee to learn about scale of bullying and harassment in music industry
A national survey which has revealed widespread examples of bullying and harassment in the music industry will be discussed by a government Select Committee this week.
Student research honouring Chernobyl self-settlers attracts award nomination
A talented PhD student whose research aims to understand and document the traditional skills and values of an aging community of people living in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, has been named as a finalist in the 2022 North East Culture Awards.
Two Northumbria students highly commended in prestigious design awards
Students from Northumbria University have been hailed for their visionary work to highlight issues such as health inequalities and the sustainable re-use of steel in the world’s longest running awards scheme for design.
Four Northumbria students scoop awards at Graduate Fashion Week
With 26 talented Fashion students from Northumbria University making it on to the shortlist for awards, there were high hopes for success at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week.
International recognition for Fine Art student
A talented Northumbria University student, known for her large-scale vibrant oil paintings, has been presented with the Student Artist of the Year award by the Fine Art Trade Guild.
New research reveals prejudice against people with Northern English accents
People form judgements about others from the way they speak, yet listeners are often unaware of their deeply embedded ‘implicit’ biases.
Northumbria University to host ‘People Power’ conference with celebrated keynote Sam Conniff
Northumbria University will host the region’s flagship skills, HR, and productivity conference – People Power – offering delegates the support, knowledge and skills required to create and sustain a resilient and thriving workforce.
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.
‘Once in a lifetime’ placement linked the North East with the Far East
An engineering graduate from Northumbria University has shared his experience of completing a dream international work placement in collaboration with a network linking cities around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’.
Global streetwear retailer provides real-world experience
A brand collaboration which has supported talented fashion students towards successfully securing jobs in the industry has been launched for the third year running at Northumbria University.
Real Estate graduates support growth at leading property firm
Graduates from Northumbria University are supporting the continued growth of Northern property firm, Bradley Hall Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents.
Lockdown isolation disrupted thoughts about the future and others
People spent less time planning for the future and thinking of others during the first UK lockdown, a new study suggests.
Online diary helps NHS and care staff monitor changes in wellbeing and get support
A new online diary has been developed to help health and care staff monitor changes in their wellbeing during the pandemic and signposts where individuals can access help when it is needed.
Northumbria research helping to change lives
The Scottish Government last week announced that it will introduce legislation to quash the criminal convictions of hundreds of former Scottish coal miners, after publishing an independent review which was partly informed by research from a Northumbria University academic.
Hundreds of former miners received convictions during the 1984-85 miners’ strike following a dispute between the unions and
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 recognised for supporting its researchers
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has retained an international award for the supportive environment it provides for research-active academics.