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Role Staff

Head of Department

Prof Ashraf Salama

Deputy Head of Department


Prof Yusuf Arayici

Department Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange

Prof Bimal Kumar

Department Head of Education

Prof Ruth Dalton

Head of Subject, Architecture and Interior Architecture

Paul Ring

Head of Subject, Built Environment

Prof Paul Greehalgh

Head of Subject, Construction Project Management

Dr Barry Gledson

Department Head of Apprenticeships

Susan Dawson

Lead, Postgraduate Research Degrees

Dr Lesley McIntyre

Lead, Employability

Dr Peter Holgate

Department Head of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Dr Nadia Bertolino & Dr Cameron McEwan

co-Leads, Research Ethics

Dr Ayse Ozbil Torun & Dr Rachel Kirk


Architecture & Built Environment Courses

With a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning Architecture & Built Environment courses, whatever you want to get out of university, let us show you why you want Northumbria University, Newcastle!


Architecture & Built Environment Staff

Our Architecture & Built Environment students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject. Our Architecture & Built Environment courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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Undergraduate Open Day Events

Looking to study in with us in September? Our Undergraduate Open Day Events are the perfect opportunity for you to find out as much as you can about our wide range of courses and world-class facilities.

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