Press Releases

Comment: Calais - the views of a hawkish elite are warping public perception of migrants

Aug 06, 2015 11:49 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Dr Gabriel Moreno Esparza from the Department of Media and Communication Design discusses the media representation of migrants in regards to the recent events occurring in Calais.

AHRC appointment for Lucy Winskell

Aug 06, 2015 11:44 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Lucy Winskell OBE DL, Northumbria’s Pro-Vice Chancellor of Business and Engagement, has been appointed to the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Weather reports on the Sun could lead to safer space travel, thanks to Northumbria research

Aug 06, 2015 11:41 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Astronauts could one day tune in to the morning’s space weather report to see whether they should take that trip to Mars, thanks to research led by Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Good showing by Moray pupils as exam results arrive

Aug 04, 2015 08:18 BST Moray Council Pupils at Moray’s eight secondary schools have been receiving their exam results by post and by text and e-mail today – and the early indications are that they have done themselves proud.

Ancient frozen carbon stores may cause vicious cycle of climate change

Jul 31, 2015 11:39 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Ancient carbon stores from more than 50,000 years ago are being released into the atmosphere, which may fuel further global climate change.

Northumbria Architecture student named runner up in national awards

Jul 31, 2015 11:24 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​A Northumbria student has been named as runner up in a prestigious national architecture competition for her work to uncover an ancient settlement in Norfolk.

 Northumbria University plays important role in developing sport in Zambia

Jul 31, 2015 11:20 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Staff from Northumbria University have attended the first ever conference discussing how to develop sport in Zambia this week.

 Research shows how online reviews are taking over the consumer marketplace

Jul 31, 2015 11:18 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​When it comes to booking a summer holiday or eating out for the first time at a swanky-looking restaurant, online customer reviews are now carrying greater clout than most other marketing communications, according to new research by Northumbria University, Newcastle.

COMMENT: The scorching winds on the surface of the sun – and how we’re forecasting them

Jul 31, 2015 11:14 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Dr Richard Morton from the Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences discusses his research into solar winds in space.

COMMENT: Children at risk of extremism could fall through growing gaps in school system

Jul 31, 2015 11:10 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle With preventing young people from being radicalised high on the new Conservative government’s agenda, much attention is being directed towards schools' role in combatting it. But there are concerns that recent changes to the structure of the education system may have created gaps which have reduced the capacity of schools and local authorities to do this.