Press Releases

 Northumbria University scientists provide expertise to world-leading human performance lab

Oct 12, 2015 12:47 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are working with one of the world’s largest consumer healthcare companies to test the performance of elite athletes such as Olympic diver Tom Daley. One of these projects is examining the use of protein in exercise recovery and the other is aimed at improving our understanding of the brain’s influence in decision making.

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Northumbria academic makes visit to earthquake affected villages in Nepal

Oct 12, 2015 09:07 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Nepalese academic Dr Binam Ghimire from Northumbria University, Newcastle, returned home recently to support recovery efforts in parts of the region affected by the earthquake which claimed more than 10,000 lives earlier this year.

Black Dog on campus helps to stimulate depression discussion

Oct 09, 2015 15:08 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Nursing students from Northumbria University are working to raise awareness of mental health issues in advance of World Mental Health Day on Saturday (10 October).

Northumbria research into disaster resilience secures top 20 spot in UK university rankings

Oct 09, 2015 15:05 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been ranked among the top 20 most impressive examples in the UK for its contribution towards global development.

Northumbria students invited to train with Rugby World Cup team!

Oct 09, 2015 14:33 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Northumbria University students have had the opportunity of a lifetime after being invited to train alongside the Tongan Rugby World Cup team.

Northumbria's inspiring Big Apple creation scoops top award

Oct 07, 2015 17:01 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle A global team of digital architects, including Northumbria University staff and students, has been named winner of the top award at the Build New York Live 2015 event.

Northumbria students head for Newcastle Race Course to take a lead in the career stakes

Oct 06, 2015 13:15 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Hundreds of first year students from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have completed a challenging management course as part of an early drive to develop employability skills.

 Virgin Money Chief Executive delivers inspirational lecture at Northumbria University

Oct 05, 2015 16:48 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle The Chief Executive of Virgin Money has given an inspirational public lecture at Northumbria University, Newcastle, focusing on the need for innovation and positive change.

Excitement builds ahead of the Tongan rugby invasion!

Oct 05, 2015 12:43 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Northumbria University is excitedly preparing for the arrival of the Tongan national rugby team who will be using the University’s sports facilities before their Rugby World Cup match in Newcastle.