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Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Excellence in research and teaching, in the creative arts, humanities and social sciences.

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has a global reputation as a centre for research, education and engagement across the creative arts, humanities, and social sciences.

We are home to an exceptionally broad range of disciplines. These sit across our 10 academic schools, research institutes and centres. Through our thinking, making, research and education practice, we seek to address social and global challenges.

As a values-based community of colleagues and students, we promote a supportive and inclusive culture. This is based on shared values of trust, integrity, diversity, academic freedom and social and environmental justice.

Latest news

Two Newcastle-led archaeology projects up for prestigious awards

A community project to protect Hadrian’s Wall and research that has transformed knowledge of Roman art in Britain have been shortlisted in the Current Archaeology awards 2022.

Leading figures honoured by Newcastle University

A celebrated chemist, a literary scholar and the head of a global business have been awarded honorary degrees.

Comment: Uyghur people are too terrorised to join in Covid protests

Writing for The Conversation, Jo Smith Finley discusses how the Uyghur people have suffered most from draconian zero-COVID policies but Uyghur-dominant cities remain silent.