Press Releases

 Northumbria University expert explains the ‘undying’ appeal of horror movies in the run up to Halloween

Oct 27, 2015 11:21 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle ​From flesh-eating zombies to homicidal maniacs wreaking havoc along hotel corridors - it seems we can’t get enough of horror movies despite their relentless attempts to terrify us for more than a century.

Oct 27, 2015 10:05 GMT National Mentoring Day Launching on the 27th October, supporters of the new National Mentoring Day include business leaders and public figures such as Iain Wright MP, Shadow Minister for Industry, the co-founder of Caffé Nero, entrepreneur Levi Roots and The Apprentice 2014 winner Mark Wright.

Northumbria Design graduate wins award for Most Innovative Product

Oct 26, 2015 11:46 GMT Northumbria University, Newcastle A 3D Design graduate has won the one of the most coveted prizes at the Northern Design Festival 2015.

COMMENT: Safe Harbour, Sir John Chilcot and Freedom of Information

Oct 23, 2015 15:46 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Dr David Thomas, Northumbria University, discusses threats to openness in the digital world.

 University Gallery reopens with launch of three new exhibitions

Oct 23, 2015 10:02 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​A triple-header of stunning new exhibitions by emerging artists opened at Northumbria University this week.

Oct 22, 2015 16:36 BST Market Advantage As universities throughout the United Kingdom welcomed a fresh intake of new students, a group of ‘international lecturers with a difference’ rolled out the UniSmart™ induction presentations combining educational messages with comedy, multimedia, animation, street theatre, escapology and lifesaving skills, delivered with rapid fire information that all new students need to know.

COMMENT: It’s not just business China’s after – Xi wants UK’s political and tech power too

Oct 22, 2015 13:37 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Yu Xiong, Chair Professor of Technology and Operations Management, Newcastle Business School, writes about Chinese president Xi Jinping's recent visit to the UK for The Conversation.

Northumbria students impress the press with World Cup legacy plan

Oct 22, 2015 11:11 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Student teams from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have presented marketing plans to the region’s media on how to capitalise upon the success of hosting the Rugby World Cup within the region and create a lasting legacy.

The Future is now

Oct 22, 2015 10:13 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Craftsmanship was at the heart of an exciting panel debate into the past, present and future of design, presented by Northumbria University and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.

Want it. Master it. Open Day for Masters courses coming soon

Oct 21, 2015 15:34 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle People wanting to change direction, increase their earning potential or take their talents to the next level are encouraged to attend a Masters Open Day at Northumbria University next month.