Press Releases

Cathedral welcome for Northumbria’s new Chancellor

Oct 01, 2015 16:12 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Britain’s greatest Paralympic athlete, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, has today been inaugurated as the new Chancellor of Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Oct 01, 2015 14:30 BST Uppsala University By detecting cancer at an early stage, or even predicting who has an increased risk of being affected, the possibilities to treat the disease can be radically improved. In an international study led from Uppsala University the researchers have discovered that apparently healthy breast cells contain genetic aberrations that can be associated with an increased risk for non-familial breast cancer.

Northumbria space researcher soars into the stratosphere with industry award

Oct 01, 2015 12:34 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle A Northumbria student is celebrating stratospheric success after receiving industry recognition for his work in helping combat astronauts’ back pain when they return home from space.

 Northumbria invites you to explore ideas of citizenship at major UK humanities festival

Oct 01, 2015 11:10 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​“This city is what it is because our citizens are what they are”, or so the philosopher Plato once said. But what does it mean to be a citizen? And how have Newcastle’s citizens shaped our city through the ages?

Elgin primary schools rezoning

Oct 01, 2015 08:00 BST Moray Council Moray councillors are to be asked to press ahead with plans to alter the catchment areas of six primary schools in Elgin.

COMMENT: Mars: why contamination and planetary protection are key to any search for life

Sep 30, 2015 16:28 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University comments on why contamination and planetary protection are key to any search for life.

 Northumbria University – top 10 in Europe for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Sep 30, 2015 11:58 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been recognised as one of Europe’s best providers of innovation and entrepreneurship teaching.

Leading European role for Northumbria sports lecturer

Sep 30, 2015 10:43 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle A sports lecturer from Northumbria University has been elected to the prestigious role of Vice President of the European Association of Sport Management.

Record response to schools bullying survey

Sep 27, 2015 09:59 BST Moray Council A survey of pupils carried out as a first step towards creating an anti-bullying policy for Moray schools has generated a record response.

Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015

Sep 25, 2015 15:22 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Northumbria University, Newcastle, is partnering with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) to help deliver the second Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) between 2- 20 November 2015.