From the food we eat to the environment in which we live, our School continues a long tradition within Newcastle University of advancing knowledge through its teaching and research activities.
We promote excellence in research and teaching in the natural and social sciences relating to food, agriculture, rural environments, the countryside, and the rural economy.
Our cutting-edge research extends across the spectrum of:
The School brings together 60 academic staff across a wide range of disciplines within the natural and social sciences.
Researchers within the School are also involved in Newcastle University's Societal Challenge Theme research institutes (Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Institute for Ageing and the Institute for Social Renewal).
The School has recently been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award.