Newcastle University

  • Academic
  • Tyne and Wear , United Kingdom


Newcastle University (formally, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.

Newcastle is a member of the Russell Group: the association of leading research-intensive UK universities.

It has one of the largest European Union research portfolios in the UK and has research links with many other countries. It has a proven track record of meeting the most pressing societal challenges through socially relevant research.

REF 2014

The Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), a six-year assessment of research activity in 154 UK higher education providers, put Newcastle University at 16th in the UK for research power, a rise of one place from 2008.

REF 2014 confirms Newcastle’s global academic status, with the University’s research into areas such as neuroscience, English language and literature and computing science rated as amongst the leading departments in the UK.


Newcastle University

St Thomas' St

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne and Wear , NE1 7RU

United Kingdom

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