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From fascinating research, outstanding achievements and exciting exhibitions to forthcoming open days and high-profile public lectures, you can find information about the latest news, events and activities at Northumbria University, Newcastle here.

With a global reputation for academic excellence and rich research, Northumbria University, Newcastle has plenty to shout about. The News pages showcase the very best of the University’s academic, research and partnership activities. Our News pages provide a glimpse into the exciting work taking place at Northumbria every day with stimulating comment and opinion from our academics – many of whom are leaders in their fields – alongside student and graduate success stories.

Journalists can contact the Media & Communications Team for information, access to academic experts and press releases via the Media Staff Contacts page. Video clips, articles, interviews, academic profiles and news coverage featuring the University are also available for broadcast and publication.

On the Events pages you will find information about the wide range of exciting activities taking place , including public lectures, gallery exhibitions and installations, performances, conferences, open days, sports fixtures and much more.  Many of our events are free and open to the public, so take a look at our Calander and see how you can get involved.

If you’re interested in holding an event at Northumbria, our award-winning Campus houses purpose-built and versatile spaces for up to 400 people. We offer a wide range of event and conferencing services supported by a dedicated team of event management experts.  Please visit our Access Our Facilities page for further information.

Latest News and Features

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Nursing Degree Apprenticeship shortlisted for national award
Simulated learning using virtual reality recognised as example of best practice in nursing education
Mothers working on the quilts at the community workshops hosted by the researchers.
Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
A three-year research project, led by academics from Northumbria University, aims to better connect the care system and expand it include creative health approaches such as art, crafts, sports, gardening or cooking to provide holistic support tailored to individuals. Getty Images.
Dark green fritiliary (Speyeria aglaja) is a species for which local extinctions have been linked to a warming climate. Photo by Alistair Auffret.
Bridget Phillipson stood with Vice-Chancellor Andy Long and Roberta Blackman-woods
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Professor Richard Terry Memorial Lecture
Professor Anne Peirson-Smith Inaugural
ESREA Life History and Biography Network
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Towards Relational Public Services Conference 2024
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