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Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic quality. We conduct ground-breaking research that is responsive to the science & technology, health & well being, economic & social and arts & cultural needs of the communities.

A University with Research Power

At Northumbria University we have an impressive track record of collaborating with like-minded international research, education and business partners. We conduct ground-breaking research and have an international reputation for creating successful, multidisciplinary research projects. All of which means that as a Northumbria Masters student you will be co-creators of knowledge and practices that make an impact nationally and internationally.

caption:Professor George MarstonIf you want to be part of a university that is internationally recognised for creating successful, multidisciplinary partnerships that deliver impactful world-class research, Northumbria University is the right choice for you.

Our track record and recent REF results mean that we are in a stronger position than ever to lead the debate and respond to today’s challenges. If you want to work with us to shape tomorrow’s solutions, here are some of the fundamental questions that we will be addressing in our research:

Our Multidisciplinary Research Themes

Our Research Areas Submitted for REF 2014:

REF 2014

Northumbria University, Newcastle is now in the UK top 50 for research power and has been recognised by Times Higher Education as having the biggest rise in research power of any university in a national assessment of research quality in UK universities.

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Northumbria Research Link

Northumbria Research Link (NRL) is an open access repository of Northumbria University's research output.

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Research Staff Profiles

Our students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject, whose teaching is shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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