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Lifetime achievement award for Newcastle academic

Emeritus Professor Steve Juggins has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work to better understand past changes in ecosystems.

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.

Newcastle expert to research retreating glaciers and water resources

Newcastle expertise will be central to a major new research project looking at retreating glaciers and the impact on depleting water resources in the Andes.

New research will explore the environmental legacies of war

Academics at Newcastle University are to investigate the environmental legacies of war, including the public health impact of so-called ‘smart’ weapons.

Newcastle-led project helps save Hadrian’s Wall

Work by volunteers and experts at Newcastle University has helped save parts of Hadrian’s Wall for future generations.

Ancient footprints record demise of a biodiversity hotspot

Archaeologists have discovered that hundreds of ancient animal and human footprints found on a beach in Merseyside record a major decline in large animal diversity in Ancient Britain.

Rural movement can boost influence of communities in policy making

A rural movement for Scotland can boost the influence of communities in national policy-making - but it needs to be truly representative of the diverse voices across Scotland's rural and island areas.

Degree show marks centenary of Architecture at Newcastle University

The Architecture, Planning and Landscape Degree Show returns to campus this year in time to mark 100 years of accredited architecture programmes at Newcastle University.

Newcastle University celebrates its highest global ranking

Newcastle has achieved its highest ever position, ranking 122nd in the QS World University Rankings 2023.

Cold War Bunker hosts work by Newcastle academic

Sonic and visual material inspired by Ballistic Missile Early Warning systems at RAF Fylingdales will be presented at a special event at the Cold War Bunker in York.

REF2021 confirms growth in research excellence and impact at Newcastle

The national assessment of research performance has reported world-leading research with outstanding impact for society and the economy across all disciplines at Newcastle University.

Research highlights the “specialness” of our urban green spaces

Research led by Newcastle University has highlighted the importance of ‘urban commons’ for leisure use, wellbeing and their biodiversity value.

New book digs deeper into the history beneath our feet

A Newcastle University academic is bringing history and archaeology closer to home with a new book to accompany the Great British Dig TV series.

Comment: Chagos Islands - row over sovereignty will not go away

Writing for The Conversation, Sue Farran discusses how the international legal status of the Chagos Islands continues to be contested.