Subjects: Working life
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.
Northumbria going for gold in health and safety
Northumbria University, Newcastle has attained ‘Gold learning partner status’ from globally recognised health, safety and environmental qualification awarding body NEBOSH.
Top of the class for health and safety
For the third time in four years, a Northumbria University, Newcastle student has been named one of the best in the UK for studies relating to occupational health and safety.
Northumbria masters the art of digital marketing
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has launched a postgraduate course in digital marketing in collaboration with leading marketing professionals to meet the needs of employers in a rapidly growing industry.
The future’s bright for Northumbria Tourism and Event students
More than 100 students from Northumbria University, Gateshead College and Newcastle College gathered to meet with some of the region’s top Tourism and Event leaders.
European funding helps local SMEs recruit
Newcastle-based business James Design has employed a talented and ambitious graduate thanks to financial support from a European-funded project managed by Northumbria University.