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EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2019 15:35 BST

In light of a new study that argues YouTube is not only promoting climate denial content, but allowing deniers to hijack scientific terms, Dr Santosh Vijaykumar, Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow in Digital Health at Northumbria, discusses the role of social media in spreading conspiracy theories.

Adjusting carbon emissions to the Paris climate commitments would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths

Adjusting carbon emissions to the Paris climate commitments would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 16:30 BST

Thousands of annual heat-related deaths could be potentially avoided in major US cities if global temperatures are limited to the Paris Climate Goals compared with current climate commitments, according to a new study published today in Science Advances.

EXPERT COMMENT: Making cities more walkable by understanding how other people influence our journeys

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2019 11:29 GMT

Ruth Dalton, Professor of Building Usability and Visualisation at Northumbria University, Newcastle, writes about how urban spaces can be designed to be better for walkers if planners understand 'social wayfinding' - or how other people can influence where we choose to walk.

£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets

£700,000 award funds new research into ways to control liquid droplets

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 11:27 GMT

Academics from Northumbria University are to continue their ground-breaking research into the behaviour of liquids, leading a new project to investigate how to control the way liquids form into droplets.

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EXPERT COMMENT: Pseudoscience is taking over social media – and putting us all at risk

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In light of a new study that argues YouTube is not only promoting climate denial content but allowing deniers to hijack scientific terms,...

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