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School of Engineering

Phase 1 of our £110million redeveloped Stephenson Building is now open, providing 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.

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Newcastle University scientists join a new €41.3m climate centre

Newcastle University will be part of the new Climate+ Co-Centre to help tackle the climate, biodiversity and water crises impacting Ireland and Britain.

One year of twinning: Newcastle University and NUWEE, Ukraine

Newcastle University delegation met NUWEE colleagues to discuss water security in Ukraine.

European Geosciences Union honour for leading climate expert

Professor Hayley Fowler has received the prestigious Sergey Soloviev Medal from the European Geosciences Union (EGU).