Tags: business and engagement
New national nurse training centre brings major boost for University and North East health sector and wider economy
Up to 7,000 new nurses and midwives per year will complete the final stage of their training at Northumbria University after it was awarded a contract to become one of five national OSCE testing centres.
The University worked in partnership with The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle City Council to submit the bid for centre status, which will also boost the wider
Major government funding injection for bioscientists of tomorrow
A new Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP), led by Procter & Gamble and including Northumbria University, has received funding as part of a £22.5m investment from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to address skill gaps in the UK bioscience industry.
Students return to celebrate their graduation at Northumbria University, Newcastle
Thousands of students had the opportunity to formally celebrate the culmination of their studies, as Northumbria University returned to holding in-person graduation ceremonies following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions by the Government.
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.
Innovative partnership to develop game-changing manufacturing solutions
A collaborative research project driven by The NBT Group, Northumbria University and Senseye has been awarded over a quarter of a million pounds to evaluate new and emerging 'smart' technologies, helping to digitalise and transform manufacturing supply chains.
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.
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.
Multi-million pound boost for North East company creation
Having launched an impressive 34 businesses to date, North East university collaboration Northern Accelerator has been awarded a further £3.6m from Research England to continue its successful programme, expanding its partnership in the North East and rolling out its flagship support model to universities in the South of England.
Renowned expert on Parkinson's appointed the region's first Clinical Academic Professor in Nursing
A renowned expert on Parkinson’s Disease has been appointed the North East and North Cumbria’s first Clinical Academic Professor in Nursing – one of the first key roles of its type in the UK.
Northumbria University launches new Skills Bootcamps to connect people into employment in construction
The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a collaborative national consortium of industry, educators and outreach providers that are working together to respond to the UK’s digital skills gap through the delivery of employer-led digital skills education.
Northumbria’s Summer 2021 Newspaper is out now!
The Summer 2021 edition of Northumbria University News is now available to read online.
Business Clinic helps with diversity and inclusion
Students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been praised for their work to support diversity and inclusion within the North East workplace after completing a business consultancy project with a leading social enterprise.
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.
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.
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’s Spring 2021 Newspaper has landed!
Our Spring 2021 newspaper is available to read online now.
Research by Northumbria law academic cited in House of Lords debate
A report co-written by Northumbria Law School’s Dr Marion Oswald has been cited in the Lords in support of an amendment proposed to the Domestic Abuse Bill.
Northumbria students learn to be agile in challenging business environment
Students at Northumbria University are learning what it means to be agile in an ever-changing marketplace, with support from one of the world’s most renowned business support companies.
Seven awards shortlisting showcases Northumbria’s nursing excellence
Northumbria University’s reputation for excellence in nursing is being recognised at a national level after being shortlisted for a record seven titles in the annual Student Nursing Times Awards.
EXPERT COMMENT: Up to 40% of UK retail space is not needed – here’s what can be done with it
The UK high street has been badly hit by COVID-19 restrictions - and it is shining a spotlight on the huge amount of retail floorspace that is not needed. Paul Greenhalgh, Professor of Real Estate and Regeneration at Northumbria University, writes about the challenges facing the sector for The Conversation.