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News and Events within the School of Design.

From fascinating research, outstanding achievements and exciting exhibitions to forthcoming open days and high-profile public lectures, you can find information about the latest news, events and activities within the School of Design.

The news articles below show the exciting stories and work taking place within School of Design, including stimulating comment and opinion from our academics – many of whom are leaders in their fields.

The events show our wide range of exciting activities taking place, including public lectures, performances, conferences, open days, and much more.  Many of our events are free and open to the public.

Latest News and Features

The Design for Planet Festival, organised by the Design Council, will take place at Northumbria University in November 2022.
Claire A Baker introduces The Red Thread exhibition. Image credit, Craig McCann McMillan.
Two 'sister quilts' have been created in Newcastle and Instabul as part of the Embroidering Protection project.
The Word, South Shields. Shutterstock
Jonathan Birch's entry to the Steel Appeal category of the RSA Student Design Awards looks at applying circular economy principles to encourage the re-use of steel from decommissioned oil platforms
Design for Planet festival 2022 will take place at Northumbria University.

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