Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


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  • Former Newcastle student wins prestigious Geography prize

    Jessica Edgley, a Newcastle University geography graduate, has been awarded the prestigious Alfred Steers Dissertation prize by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

    published on: 5 May 2022

  • Research finally answers what Bronze Age daggers were used for

    Analysis of Bronze Age daggers has shown that they were used for processing animal carcasses and not as non-functional symbols of identity and status, as previously thought.

    published on: 29 April 2022

  • University ranked first in the UK for sustainable development

    Newcastle University’s ongoing work towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) has been recognised in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.

    published on: 28 April 2022

  • Toxic Camera

    A new exhibition by Newcastle University joint Fine Art professors Jane and Louise Wilson, is to go on show in London.

    published on: 26 April 2022

  • Under One Roof

    A new exhibition will showcase the Class of 2020’s Fine Art Degree Show – two years after it was delayed.

    published on: 22 April 2022

  • Comment: Why ‘Las Malvinas’ are still such an emotive issue

    Writing for The Conversation, Matt Benwell discusses how, 40 years on from the Falklands War, ‘Las Malvinas’ are still such an emotive issue in Argentina.

    published on: 20 April 2022

  • How We Live Now

    Making Spaces in the North East with Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative 6 May – 23 July 2022

    published on: 19 April 2022

  • Strong demand for graduates amid UK skills shortage

    A new report – Busting graduate job myths – published today by Universities UK reveals strong employer demand for graduates whose future job prospects continue to look bright.

    published on: 11 April 2022