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Government call for greater financial support for those waiting for Universal Credit

Government call for greater financial support for those waiting for Universal Credit

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2020 12:56 GMT

​A Northumbria University academic is calling on the Government to provide financial support to people waiting for their first Universal Credit payment.

Sleep research programme to offer free treatment to those suffering with disturbed sleep amid the pandemic

Sleep research programme to offer free treatment to those suffering with disturbed sleep amid the pandemic

Press releases   •   Nov 18, 2020 11:42 GMT

Those experiencing poor sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic are being invited to take part in an online treatment study run by sleep experts at Northumbria University.

International research to investigate the impact of social distancing measures on mental health

International research to investigate the impact of social distancing measures on mental health

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2020 08:00 GMT

Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are investigating the effects of social distancing on mental health, quality of life and the use of social media amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

New museum resource supports health and social care professionals working with older people

New museum resource supports health and social care professionals working with older people

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2020 12:10 GMT

Northumbria University and ​Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) have joined forces to show health and social care professionals how TWAM’s museum resources and collections can support quality of life improvements for older people.

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Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

Research to tackle mobility loss in lung disease sufferers

News   •   Apr 29, 2019 10:37 BST

Northumbria University is part of a £43m pioneering project to develop at-home digital solutions to tackle mobility loss in people affected by chronic diseases.

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 How can design-thinking reposition healthcare services towards a patient-centred NHS?

How can design-thinking reposition healthcare services towards a patient-centred NHS?

Events   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:56 GMT

Led by design-led innovation specialist Dr Stuart English, a panel of experts including Richard Kirk, CEO at Polyphotonix & Seamus O'Neill, Chief Executive of the Academic Health Science Network, will explore patient-centred ways of managing our biological, psychological & social wellbeing. Includes an exhibition which will run from 1st-3rd December. This event is free but booking is...

Dec 01, 17:3020:00 GMT

Discovery Museum Blandford Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA

Public Lectures Series: Professor Glenda Cook

Public Lectures Series: Professor Glenda Cook

Events   •   Jan 27, 2016 11:56 GMT

Professor Glenda Cook, Professor of Nursing, Northumbria University In her lecture, Professor Cook will illustrate the importance of understanding the needs of older people, highlighting the strategies used to enhance their own well-being which is often unsupported and undermined. Refreshments will be available from 6pm. The lecture will begin at 6.30pm

Mar 14, 18:0019:30 GMT

Presentation Hall, Design Building, City Campus East at Northumbria University.

Compass North West Social Work Show

Compass North West Social Work Show

Events   •   Apr 27, 2016 17:17 BST

A leading event for all social workers from newly qualified to senior practitioners as well as commissioners and service providers. Students on social work and related courses are also welcome. This event is free for all visitors, it gives social workers and their employers the opportunity to access a day of free training, with the event offering CPD towards ongoing registration requirements.

May 16 00:00 BST

The Hilton, Deansgate, Manchester

 Public Lecture Series: Professor Lynne Coventry

Public Lecture Series: Professor Lynne Coventry

Events   •   Sep 12, 2016 14:35 BST

Professor Lynne Coventry, Director of PaCT Lab (Psychology and Communication Technology) Can Behaviour Change Help with our Wicked Problems? Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Sep 14, 18:3019:30 BST

Northumbria University Presentation Hall, Design Building City Campus East 2 Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW

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Global study: How does COVID-19 impact sense of smell and taste?

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Transforming care through workforce development

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First student cohort to graduate from Northumbria's Postive Behavioural Support programmes

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Northumbria University’s first cohort of students to study on the Transforming Care-commissioned Positive Behavioural Support programmes ...

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Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

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Almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into European marine environments eve...

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Young people's healthy eating project

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A film being used as part of a training package for school nurses to tackled obesity

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New nursing course launch
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