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Sep 07, 2015 12:37 BST TotallyTween ​Pre-teens respond and help shape future of online information and interaction platform which launched in March 2015. Already the unique, safe digital platform for pre-teen information and interaction, has got the thumbs up from its young target audience, who are helping to shape its future, as a raft of roving tween reporters cover the hottest stories across the UK.

 Northumbria shortlisted for prestigious awards

Sep 07, 2015 11:43 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been shortlisted in two categories of this year’s prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

 COMMENT: In defence of magpies: the bird world’s bad boy is simply misunderstood

Sep 07, 2015 11:39 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow, at Northumbria University writes for The Conversation.

Sarah is Career Ready thanks to mentoring programme

Sep 06, 2015 10:00 BST Moray Council An Elgin teenager is celebrating her first job after taking part in a programme designed to bridge the gap between education and the workplace.

Sep 04, 2015 17:47 BST Chris Horrocks The Reporters' Academy team Glyn McGuire and Katy Atkinson have landed in Samoa ahead of the Commonwealth Youth Games which begin this weekend. The journey to the southern hemisphere is not an unusual one for the global reporters based in MediaCityUK, as the intrepid couple once again tutor schoolchildren from Melbourne and Samoa in their specialism of journalism and media training.

International rugby ace inspires entire family to study at Northumbria University

Sep 04, 2015 16:01 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle With more than 60 caps for his country in major international competitions, it’s little wonder that Scottish rugby hero Scott Hastings’ two children followed in their father’s footsteps.

 COMMENT: Can one terrible image change the direction of a humanitarian crisis?

Sep 04, 2015 11:35 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Gabriel Moreno - Esparza, lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University, Newcastle comments on whether one heartbreaking image can affect the direction of the ongoing humanitarian crisis.

Volcanos have an influence on global climate change according to Northumbria expert

Sep 03, 2015 12:00 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Despite being one of the hottest things on the surface of the planet, volcanic eruptions actually helped to keep the oceans cool for 1,800-years before temperatures began to increase due to man-made global warming.

Comment: What museums must do to ensure art is protected

Sep 03, 2015 11:55 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Jean Brown, a teaching fellow at Northumbria University, Newcastle comments on what museums must do to ensure art is protected whilst still being accessible to the public.

Northumbria student selected for England Rugby World Cup squad

Sep 03, 2015 11:48 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Rugby ace Rob Webber - who is a student at Northumbria University - has been selected to represent England at this year’s Rugby World Cup.