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School of Engineering

We’re investing £110million in our new Stephenson Building. It will provide world-class facilities for the engineers of tomorrow.

Engineering shapes the future all around us

Engineering is everywhere you look. It plays a role in every aspect of our modern lives:

  • from roboticsmachine learning and artificial intelligence
  • to mobile phonesmedical technology, and driverless cars

Here in Newcastle is where great innovators such as Armstrong, Stephenson, Merz and Swan developed ideas that changed the world. We are proud to continue our city's rich history in world-leading engineering, innovation and creativity. We carry out ground-breaking research. We work closely with our governmental and industrial partners. We address global challenges such as:

  • climate change
  • sustainable energy
  • transport
  • clean water supply
  • waste management

Engineering at Newcastle

Our Head of School, Daniel Coca, tells us why engineering at Newcastle University is such a unique experience.

Our latest news

New funding backs the rollout of self-driving lorries and shuttles

Self-driving vehicles will help deliver passengers and cargo in and around Sunderland.

Leveraging climate change modelling to support Nile communities

Groundbreaking new analytical framework can help maximise and balance economic benefits for Nile countries.

Regional leaders join forces for transport and health partnership

Academics at Newcastle University are part of a new cross-sector partnership focused on tackling health inequalities through sustainable transport solutions.