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Mapping Covid-19 – one year on

Mapping Covid-19 – one year on

Press releases   •   Mar 25, 2021 08:00 GMT

Over the last year, academics from Northumbria University have been working with partners in the Covid-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves.

New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2021 10:00 GMT

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.

New Northumbria University spinout - PulmoBioMed - to develop world-leading medical device

New Northumbria University spinout - PulmoBioMed - to develop world-leading medical device

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2021 07:00 GMT

Scientists at Northumbria University have worked with the institution’s Research and Innovation Services to launch a medtech spinout company whose lead product for collecting breath samples could revolutionise diagnosis of a range of diseases, including Covid-19.

EXPERT COMMENT: Six tips for coping when the news is getting to you

EXPERT COMMENT: Six tips for coping when the news is getting to you

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2021 15:34 GMT

In an article written for The Conversation, Dr Dawn Branley-Bell, Chartered Psychologist and Research Fellow in Psychology at Northumbria University, shares some tips of what we can do to look after ourselves if we feel overwhelmed or 'triggered' by news stories.

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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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