Press Releases

Record number of applications for this year’s Woon Prize

Record number of applications for this year’s Woon Prize

Apr 20, 2016 15:34 BST
​Hundreds of student artists from across the UK will compete for the 2016 Woon Foundati...

Northumbria to host science and innovation workshop in Brazil

Northumbria to host science and innovation workshop in Brazil

Apr 20, 2016 14:41 BST
​A Geography academic will help lead a workshop in Brazil after being awarded a share o...

Re-Fashioning the future

Re-Fashioning the future

Apr 19, 2016 14:11 BST
​Northumbria students are helping bring to life visions of the future using the fashion...

Northumbria University scientists find looking in the mirror makes you stronger

Northumbria University scientists find looking in the mirror makes you stronger

Apr 19, 2016 12:17 BST
​Experts at Northumbria University, Newcastle are working with Newcastle Clinic to expl...

Northumbria staff and students ‘impress’ in the Ukraine

Northumbria staff and students ‘impress’ in the Ukraine

Apr 19, 2016 11:41 BST
​A team of Northumbria staff and students recently attended a national event in Kiev to...

Multicultural Britain under threat?

Multicultural Britain under threat?

Apr 18, 2016 14:43 BST
The impact of immigration legislation on the UK’s ‘everyday borders’ was among the topi...

Performing Arts students win European prize

Performing Arts students win European prize

Apr 18, 2016 11:42 BST
​Talented students from Northumbria Performing Arts have won a prestigious prize at the...

Shakespeare – but not as we know him

Shakespeare – but not as we know him

Apr 18, 2016 10:35 BST
​Four hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, his plays and prose continue to ...

COMMENT: Hirsutes you sir: but that beard might mean more to men than women

COMMENT: Hirsutes you sir: but that beard might mean more to men than women

Apr 14, 2016 14:33 BST
​Tamsin Saxton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria, writes about beards for T...