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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

New season of INSIGHTS public lectures unveiled

Newcastle University’s popular public lecture series INSIGHTS will begin its new programme with a talk looking at the past and the future of the NHS.

Newcastle University UNESCO Chair holder receives major award

Professor Peter Stone has been awarded the prestigious Cultural Protection Ambassador Award by the International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF).

Comment: How TV and film crew are vulnerable to workplace exploitation

Writing for The Conversation, Ewan Mackenzie and Alan Mckinlay discuss how the dreams and desires of a career in the creative industries leave many at risk of exploitation.