Press Releases

COMMENT: Great North artwork by Northumbria students at World’s most famous half marathon

Sep 07, 2015 15:54 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Pop up art from two of Northumbria University’s Fine Art graduates will be installed along the route of this year’s Great North Run.

 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.

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.

 Applications open for Warwick Stafford Fellowship 2015

Sep 03, 2015 10:00 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle

British people are living longer but have more ailments, study reveals

Aug 27, 2015 16:27 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​People in the UK are living longer but are coping with more medical ailments causing illness or disability in their older years, according to a major new international study published in The Lancet today.