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Faculty of Medical Sciences

We're home to a world-leading collaboration of researchers, doctors and teaching professionals.

We have taught medicine in Newcastle since 1834. We are proud of our rich and vibrant history, which provides a strong foundation for innovation and growth.

We excel in tackling challenges in health and healthcare. We're at the forefront of the translational medicine revolution. 

We turn scientific advances into direct benefits for patients. We enjoy strong partnerships with local NHS Trusts.

Our work has led to major advances in patient healthcare regionally, nationally and internationally.

World-class, research-led teaching

We have a long-standing reputation for being one of the best places to study medical and health sciences. 

We rank highly across both international and national league tables.

We support undergraduate and postgraduate students studying both taught and research programmes.

Latest from Newcastle

Cardiac and exercise physiologist honoured with commemorative plaque

The Physiological Society has dedicated a commemorative blue plaque in honour of the outstanding cardiac and exercise physiologist, Francis Arthur Bainbridge.

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.

New Vice Provost of Newcastle University in Singapore announced

Professor Jonathan Galloway will become the new Vice Provost and CEO of Newcastle University in Singapore, as it continues to expand its profile across Asia.

Over 50% with severe mental illness in the North have food insecurity

More than 50% of people with Severe Mental Illness (SMI) in the North of England live with food insecurity, new research has found.

Schools funding imbalance risks widening regional inequalities

Experts call for urgent action to prioritise children’s health and education as new analysis finds schools funding imbalance risks widening regional childhood inequalities.

Prof Jenny Read appointed as ARIA director

Professor of Vision Science, Jenny Read, has been announced as one of the founding Programme Directors of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency, ARIA.