Excellence with a Purpose

Doctoral Awards

Doctoral Training Awards in science, agriculture and engineering

25 Doctoral Training Awards are available in science, agriculture and engineering for 2015 entry.

Awards are:

  • up to £20,000
  • available for up to 4 years
  • open to all students

Find out more on the postgraduate website.

World-changing research

International Research Impact

Our academics are sharply focused on responding to the major challenges facing society today.

Our research is world-leading in areas as diverse as health, policy, culture and the environment.

Find out about our latest research news and job opportunities.

Latest News

Leading expert in social renewal recognised with prestigious fellowship
The Carnegie Trust has announced the appointment of Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE as Carnegie Fellow for 2015.

Funding boost for life and health sciences in the North of England

The Northern Health Science Alliance’s (NHSA) ambitious project of establishing an internationally recognised life science and healthcare economy in the North of England has been given a vital boost following funding from Higher Education Funding Council England (HEFCE).

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Partnerships and Associations

Leading in Research: Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group INTO Newcastle University - English language study partnership Newcastle Biomedicine - our partnership with the NHS At the heart of Science City: Our world-class science is helping to build Britain's knowledge economy Queen's Anniversary Prizes Erasmus+