Unit of Assessment 34 (UoA 34) Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory

Almost all of the research in this UoA is officially classified as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

The following academic unit forms the submission to UoA 34:

Fine Art at Newcastle includes practice-based and theoretical research in:

  • fine art
  • art history
  • curatorship
  • digital media

It is a small specialist unit that has established an international profile for excellence in research, founded on acclaimed publications, exhibitions, installations and interventions.

There are three main research themes: material and process; site, curating and exhibiting; and digital media.

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Our impact case studies illustrate aspects of studio-based and other creative practice, curatorial practice, and scholarship, that has demonstrably had clear reach and significance beyond academia.

Art and Design

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