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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

Launch of The Regeneration Shop in Chopwell. Sarah Cotton, Senior Programmes Manager at Chopwell Regeneration Group; Jennine Wilson, Lecturer in Fashion and Senior Technician at Northumbria University; Hal Convery, Shop Manager at The Regeneration Shop; Crystal Hicks, Executive Director of Chopwell Regeneration Group; Gayle Cantrell, Assistant Professor BA Fashion Communication at Northumbria University; Sophie Wetherell, Assistant Professor BA Fashion / MA Fashion Design at Northumbria University; Emma Jane Goldsmith Assistant Professor BA Fashion / MA Fashion Design at Northumbria University; Professor Anne Peirson-Smith, Head of Fashion at Northumbria University.
a collage of images used as the front page of a student's fashion project
Mothers working on the quilts at the community workshops hosted by the researchers.
Designing a sustainable future
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boat in venice

Venice Biennale Fellowship

Northumbria is delighted to be part of the British Council’s Venice Fellowship Programme. Two…

AHRC banner, showing different people involved doing different activites.
Generic Image from Unsplash. Gothic style university library.
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Upcoming events

Fashion Reimagined Film Screening
Professor Anne Peirson-Smith Inaugural

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