Thousands could benefit from revolutionary stroke treatment
Almost 10,000 UK stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent disability following a stroke, according to research led by Northumbria University, Newcastle
Northumbria space researcher soars into the stratosphere with industry award
A Northumbria student is celebrating stratospheric success after receiving industry recognition for his work in helping combat astronauts’ back pain when they return home from space.
Northumbria academic says ‘Little Ice Age’ could hit Earth in 2020
A ‘Little Ice Age’ which caused severe winters in the 17th Century could return in five years’ time due to a predicted fall in solar activity.
Leading neuroscientist Baroness Greenfield becomes Doctor of Science
Baroness Susan Greenfield has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle, for her ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease.
The sound of the Sun
Magnetic wave phenomena from the Sun have been converted into a haunting audio visual experience – enabling people to hear and see the Sun as never before during the British Science Festival.
Lie detectors put on trial at the launch of the British Science Festival
You will have seen them on the big screen countless times, usually in tense spy movies or US police dramas, but what are the realities of polygraph tests and why do our courts consider their evidence as inadmissible?
Family fun day brings science to life
A science-based fun day which includes the opportunity to play against the Newcastle Eagles basketball team, get advice on running technique ahead of the Great North Run and learn how to save lives is being held at Northumbria University next month.