Tags: big challenge: society
On the level: Northumbria academics outline what to expect from the government’s levelling up White Paper
With dramatic variances in wealth, health, life chances and wellbeing across the UK, a government White Paper on the subject of “levelling up” is expected to be published this Autumn.
Reputation for research excellence reinforced with four Fellowship awards
Northumbria University’s growing profile for excellence in research has been recognised once again, with the awarding of four prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships.
Design of the times: research reveals how the arts can offer vital new approaches to cities’ emergency preparedness and resilience planning
A new report demonstrates ways in which arts practice and performance research methods can provide vital new approaches to city pandemic planning, both in the context of Covid-19 and for future crises.
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.
Northumbria ranks top 20 in the StudentCrowd’s University Awards
Northumbria University, Newcastle has been recognised in the 2021 Best Universities awards by StudentCrowd - the only awards based solely on student reviews.
Young entrepreneurs in the spotlight at awards
Students and graduates from Northumbria University were among more than 40 new business founders to have their talents showcased during a prestigious online awards event.
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.
Northumbria Professor invited to help select £10,000 literature prize winner
Twenty-first century literature expert Professor Katy Shaw, of Northumbria University, has been invited to join the Society of Readers and Writers for The Portico Prize for Literature – the UK’s only award of its kind for Northern writing.
Collaborative Newcastle Universities Agreement
Northumbria and Newcastle Universities announce an innovative new partnership to support the economic and social recovery of our region post-Covid.
27 writers share £47,000 worth of awards at Northern Writers’ Awards
The winners of the 2021 Northern Writers' Awards, sposored by Northumbria University, have been announced this week, with 27 writers receiving awards worth over £46,000 to enable their new writing in progress, across forms including prose, poetry and television.
Northumbria expert leads ground-breaking forensic study on 18th century Caribbean graveyard
The remains of skeletons found at one of the largest cemeteries for enslaved people in the Caribbean are being studied at Northumbria University.
Northumbria’s Summer 2021 Newspaper is out now!
The Summer 2021 edition of Northumbria University News is now available to read online.
Michael Sheen leads the call for greater inclusivity in the media as support for 11 new writers is announced
Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create options and opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and under-represented backgrounds.
Double success for Northumbria students at Fashion awards
When Northumbria University student Max Telford found a small red tin while clearing out his grandmother’s house, he never dreamed its contents would provide him with the inspiration for his award-winning final year project.
Study sheds light on pre-Columbian life in understudied area of Amazon
A new study shows that pre-Columbian people of a culturally diverse but not well-documented area of the Amazon in South America significantly altered their landscape thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
Graduate Fashion Week shortlisting success for Northumbria students
Students from Northumbria University's three Fashion programmes have impressed the judges at this year’s Graduate Fashion Foundation awards, with 15 students shortlisted an impressive 23 times across 14 different categories.
North East universities vow to help region bounce back stronger from Covid-19
Universities, employers, and local leaders in the North East will be working together to create thousands of local jobs as the recovery from the pandemic gathers pace.
Northumbria students are tackling period poverty in the North East
Led by Enactus Northumbria, social enterprise team, The Hygienies, are supporting women in the region with issues surrounding menstrual health, hygiene and education - an issue which is prevalent across the UK.
‘Languageless’ public health messaging to fight the pandemic
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have developed public health messaging materials with a difference to overcome communication challenges in Guatemala.