Press releases

New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

Mar 18, 2021 10:00 GMT
Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come to...

Midwife’s research features in new national guidance on drinking during pregnancy

Midwife’s research features in new national guidance on drinking during pregnancy

Jan 13, 2021 11:45 GMT
​As thousands of people are committing to giving up alcohol during Dry January, researc...

Better access to justice needed for victims of gender-based violence

Better access to justice needed for victims of gender-based violence

Nov 23, 2020 11:49 GMT
Family justice experts from Northumbria University are calling for changes to the suppo...

One in four UK adults at risk of hunger and potential malnutrition following lockdown

One in four UK adults at risk of hunger and potential malnutrition following lockdown

Jun 20, 2020 22:10 BST
One in four adults in the UK are experiencing food insecurity, which is likely to have ...

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever

May 27, 2020 12:01 BST
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift ...

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

May 20, 2020 11:51 BST
The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of differ...

University to explore social isolation and loneliness among war widows

University to explore social isolation and loneliness among war widows

Apr 21, 2020 15:27 BST
Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £100,000 to Northumbria University to examine t...

Early Intervention Foundation appoints Prof Paul Ramchandani as a trustee

Feb 21, 2020 09:15 GMT
Prof Paul Ramchandani, LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning at...

Prof Nick Pearce to join the Early Intervention Foundation as chair, as Dame Clare Tickell DBE steps down from role

Jan 15, 2020 09:00 GMT
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has appointed Nick Pearce to become its chair.

Early Intervention Foundation appoints two new trustees: Sharon Kemp and Joanne Roney OBE

Oct 24, 2019 10:00 BST
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has appointed two new trustees to its board: Sh...