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Survey reveals huge negative impact of EU settlement scheme on people

Survey reveals huge negative impact of EU settlement scheme on people

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2020 16:01 GMT

The largest survey of the EU Settlement Scheme to date, with over 3,000 respondents, has revealed the serious negative impacts on EU/EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members in the UK.

Martin Luther King’s Newcastle visit remembered on anniversary of his birth

Martin Luther King’s Newcastle visit remembered on anniversary of his birth

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2020 08:38 GMT

School children in London will mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day by learning about the UK’s connections with the US civil rights activist, thanks to a visit by a US history expert from Northumbria University.

Professor champions Northern voices at think tank conference

Professor champions Northern voices at think tank conference

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2020 10:24 GMT

A Northumbria University academic will discuss the impact culture and literature can play in addressing UK regional inequalities during a major conference next week.

Northumbria Professor wins prestigious Newton China Prize

Northumbria Professor wins prestigious Newton China Prize

Press releases   •   Jan 09, 2020 14:19 GMT

A project which uses smart devices and big data to improve the lives of elderly people in parts of China has been named the winner of the prestigious £200,000 Newton China Prize 2019.

X-ray in a manger - centuries old nativity discovered during painting investigation

X-ray in a manger - centuries old nativity discovered during painting investigation

Press releases   •   Dec 19, 2019 06:00 GMT

Art experts have experienced something of a Christmas miracle after discovering what could be a 16th century painting of a nativity scene hidden under another work of art.

Design graduate shortlisted for national art prize

Design graduate shortlisted for national art prize

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2019 09:41 GMT

Northumbria University graduate Jessica Slack has been shortlisted for the Signature Art Prize 2019/20 for her painting, Finding Life’s Joy.

Expert evidence given in face of modern policing debate

Expert evidence given in face of modern policing debate

Press releases   •   Dec 16, 2019 12:22 GMT

A Northumbria University criminologist has contributed expert evidence to a debate around the use of facial recognition technology in policing.

Designing the future of Armenian education

Designing the future of Armenian education

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 11:09 GMT

Design and business experts from Northumbria University are playing a key role in exploring the development of higher education and entrepreneurialism in Armenia.

Survey set to reveal impact of settled status process on EU citizens in the UK

Survey set to reveal impact of settled status process on EU citizens in the UK

Press releases   •   Dec 04, 2019 11:07 GMT

The process that EU, EEA and Swiss citizens living in the UK have to go through to apply for ‘settled status’ and the impact this is having on them will be uncovered following the launch of a new online survey.

Northumbria University Animation expert brings imagination of children to life

Northumbria University Animation expert brings imagination of children to life

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 08:53 GMT

An animation expert from Northumbria University is helping young people across the North East bring their inventions to life – with the aim of tackling climate change.

Secrets of Lucretia painting closer to being revealed

Secrets of Lucretia painting closer to being revealed

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2019 09:58 GMT

The mystery of who painted a centuries-old artwork, and when, is closer to being revealed thanks to the work of art conservation and forensic science experts from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Continents connected through new cultural collaboration

Continents connected through new cultural collaboration

Press releases   •   Nov 22, 2019 16:05 GMT

Cultural and educational links between the UK and China have been strengthened following the announcement of a new partnership between a UK university and two Chinese cultural institutions.

A music degree designed for the 21st century

A music degree designed for the 21st century

Press releases   •   Nov 22, 2019 12:28 GMT

A brand-new music degree, which will give aspiring musicians the skills they need to succeed, will launch at Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne, in September next year.

EXPERT COMMENT: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world

EXPERT COMMENT: Meet the raunchy dance teachers who helped shape the modern world

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2019 13:11 GMT

​Rachael Durkin and Katherine Butler, senior lecturers in Music at Northumbria University discuss the history of dance masters and how this has impacted modern Britain.

Dancing on the Tyne

Dancing on the Tyne

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2019 09:15 GMT

Music and dances composed by an 18th-century dancing master will be brought back to life during an event in Newcastle later this month – with members of the public invited to come along and take part.

Exploring your digital life after death

Exploring your digital life after death

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 13:20 GMT

A unique installation, which invites members of the public to reconsider how they think about death, will open in Newcastle next week.

The value of volunteering – exploring the experiences of young refugees in Uganda

The value of volunteering – exploring the experiences of young refugees in Uganda

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2019 14:20 GMT

The role and impact of volunteering on the lives of young African refugees will be explored over the next two years as part of a major project, led by Professor Matt Baillie Smith of Northumbria University.

Connecting the countryside

Connecting the countryside

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2019 16:06 BST

The gap between the services available to people living in urban and rural areas could soon be narrowed thanks to a new project which will use smart devices and big data technology to improve life for country dwellers.

Woon Prize winner launches solo exhibition

Woon Prize winner launches solo exhibition

Press releases   •   Sep 19, 2019 11:24 BST

One year after she was named the winner of the 2018 Woon Foundation Painting & Sculpture Prize, artist Kara Chin is about to launch her first solo exhibition.

Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced

Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2019 12:33 BST

Northumbria University Master of Fine Art graduate Siân Hutchings has been announced as the 2019-20 Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence.