News

  1. Dr Richard Darby-Davis

    “Where this university is in its development is incredibly exciting to me – that’s why I’m here”

    Published on 16 October 2018

    After 19 years in the West Midlands, Richard Darby-Davis has made the move North - and he couldn't be happier

  2. Meet the Alien Allies

    “Aliens” support children through trauma

    Published on 16 October 2018

    A North East conference exploring the latest thinking around adoption and support for looked after children will this year unveil a group of special toys being introduced to help children cope with huge challenges in their lives.

  3. Sunderland graduate Aimee Appleby

    Against the odds: How single mum Aimee fought her way to success

    Published on 15 October 2018

    Inspired by her grandfather's fight, read how this mum never gave up

  4. The psychology behind Strictly's cursed couple

    Strictly nervous? Psychologist delves inside in the minds of Strictly Come Dancing’s ‘cursed’ couple

    Published on 12 October 2018

    Time to stop dancing?

  5. Celebrations for Nigerian Independence Day

    Stronger together: Parade across University marks Nigerian independence

    Published on 11 October 2018

    "It's about coming together through music, dance, vibrancy and fun"

  6. Life in the trenches

    Propaganda, Revolution and Victory: Conference marks 100 years since end of WW1

    Published on 11 October 2018

    As part of the conference there will be three exhibitions available to view

  7. The new Paddington coin

    Not bad for a homeless immigrant who arrived in the UK with nothing

    Published on 11 October 2018

    Paddington Bear hits the jackpot as Royal Mint releases new 50p coin

  8. Food safety

    Comment: How to get food culture into the board room

    Published on 11 October 2018

    With two recent deaths alleged to be linked to allergic reactions to ingredients in sandwiches and the Government "urgently" reviewing food safety and labelling laws, a Sunderland academic says the whole food industry needs to look at its culture of working practices.

  9. Steph Robson at her photography exhibition ‘You’re Just Little’

    Art puts spotlight on forgotten group

    Published on 10 October 2018

    A new exhibition running this week is shining a light on a little-known and misunderstood section of society – people who are living with dwarfism.