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Welfare system poorly adapted to meet needs of rural areas

The UK welfare system is poorly adapted to meet the needs of those living in rural areas, new research led by Newcastle University has found.

Key questions on forests in the EU

Clive Davies contributes to this new publication, which compiles key research findings in the form of 12 questions on forests in the EU and the benefits they provide to society

International Women's Day 2021

MArch students Sarah Bedwell and Kate Rhodes discuss women in architecture to celebrate IWD2021

Work begins on experimental living building

Construction has started on a building which could transform the way we live.

PhD Student Ang Gao has her film shortlisted at the RAI Film Festival

"The Ospreys and the Old Man" is within the Shorts - Livelihood category

A paper on LEADER and Spatial Justice has been published in the open access Sociologia Ruralis.

The paper is written by Professor Mark Shucksmith, Dr Liz Brooks and Professor Ali Madanipour

Professor Rose Gilroy becomes Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

The Professor of Ageing, Policy and Planning receives this top accolade for excellence in the field of social sciences

Professor Tim Townshend joins Healthier Place, Healthier Future for their latest podcast

Listen to this episode to find out about toxic highstreets, greening effects for improving health and food production on the fringes of society.

Living bricks can generate energy in the home and wean humanity off fossil fuels

The Active Living Infrastructure: Controlled Environment (ALICE) research consortium has successfully completed and created a prototype that could both revolutionise housing and replace fossil fuels.

Professor Rose Gilroy publishes new book "Planning for an Ageing Society"

The book introduces planners to dominant ideas about, and responses to, #ageing & considers how the demographic shift may be a catalyst for new thinking among place-makers.

Building Futures Bursaries 2021

Applications for two bursary awards for students from BAME backgrounds to study architecture in 2021 are now open.

Owen Hopkins is the guest editor of Architectural Design

The January/February special issue discusses Multi Form: Architecture in an age of transition

Mountains and Megastructures: Neo-Geologic Landscapes of Human Endeavour

Newly published book from Martin Beattie, Christos Kakalis and Matthew Ozga-Lawn now available

AJ 40 under 40: Design Office, Newcastle University

The research-led consultancy has been named as one of the Architects' Journal's prestigious 40 under 40

First Stephen Lawrence bursaries awarded to students

Students Sumaiya Aziz and Hooman Valizadeh are the first Newcastle University architecture undergraduates to be awarded Stephen Lawrence bursaries.

BA Architecture Graduate Kate Buurman awarded Commendation in the 2020 RIBA President’s Bronze Medal awards

Kate’s final year The Mothers of Gingerbread project was selected from a record 135 entries in the Bronze Medal category

Congratulations to Dr Usue Ruiz Arana on winning the Landscape Innovation Award at the Landscape Institute Awards 2020

Her project Thinking with my Ears: Guidance on Sound for Landscape Architects was announced as the winner at the online ceremony

MArch Graduate Jack Ingham shortlisted for the Architectural Drawing Prize

Congratulations to Jack Ingham who graduated from our Master of Architecture programme in Summer 2020.

Congratulations to APL alumnus Jacob George on receiving the RTPI Research Excellence Student Award

The RTPI Awards for Research Excellence 2020 ceremony was held online on 7 September

Embodied Awareness and Space Symposium

A virtual symposium will be held 22 - 24 April