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Our Research on Landscapes

Our research focuses on the complex interactions within and between landscapes through five interdisciplinary thematic areas.

Understanding landscapes

Landscape research at Newcastle University examines the complex relationships between people and the environment in the past, present and future.

Landscape is understood in many ways by different people and therefore provides myriad opportunities for transdisciplinary working and research. This includes (i) as a concept and way of thinking by researchers and (ii) as a physical and administrative entity, particularly by professionals and policy-makers in relation to development, spatial plans, quality of life, identities, cultures and sustainability indicators.

Our interdisciplinary thematic areas include: