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The rise of on-body cameras and how they will change how we live
23 July 2015 New Scientist online
On-body cameras are often seen as a gesture of good faith between police departments and the public. Mentions a Newcastle University study showing that “honesty box” contributions increased when a picture of a scrutinising face was present. 

Documentary Practices Conference a Great Success
FUTURE PRESENCE: Documentary Practices & Possibilities, 10-11 July 2015

Telling Tales
New interactive documentary explores the secret life of our Red Squirrel through the eyes of the public

Dr Helen Limon - The Creative Education Film Series

Nick Broomfield Q&A Screening of Tales of the Grim Sleeper
To mark the start of Film Praxis, a new screening and seminar series, we are delighted and honoured to welcome legendary documentary maker Nick Broomfield to the University to screen his latest and arguably his best documentary film yet, Tales of the Grim Sleeper.  Tickets for the screening are free but have to be booked in advance by emailing Ian McDonald (

Film Praxis Screening and Seminar Series

A student film production for Newcastle University
Newcastle University Drama Translation for Interpreters and Translators Led by Dr Valerie Pellatt, this module creates an opportunity for trainee interpreters and translators to translate, produce and perform a modern Chinese play. All students on the module collaborate in the translation, and work together in the staging of the translated version in a mainstream theatre. To date students have produced English versions of Cao Yu’s ‘Peking Man’ (2012), Wan Fang’s ‘Poison’ (2013), ‘Murder’ (2014) and ‘Confession’ (2015) .  Click here to view the 'Confession Promo' on YouTube. 

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