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News and Events within the Department of Social Sciences and Languages at Northumbria University.

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 Social Sciences and Languages.

The news articles below show the exciting stories and work taking place within Social Sciences and Languages, 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.

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Professor Matthew Johnson gave the keynote academic address at the Basic Income North conference in Manchester.
Left to right - Student Heledd Rimmer is pictured using the winning activity booklet with Catherine Burton (aged 7). Senior Lecturer Rachael Chapman and Beelines Education Officer with Urban Green Newcastle, Rachel Faichnie, take a look through the pages.
Voluntary Service Overseas research project. Participatory mapping.
Professor Matthew Johnson has been involved in research which has modelled the impact a Universal Basic Income could have on poverty and inequality.
Dr Helena Farrand Carrapico
Dr Edmund Coleman-Fountain from Northumbria University is leading a £220,000 NIHR study aimed at improving social care for disabled young people. Artwork by Jem Clancy.
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