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  • Architecture, Built Environment and Planning is ranked 11th in the UK for research power out of 38 submissions
  • This is a rise of 13 places compared to 2014 – the joint highest rise in the sector
  • 76% of our research is rated as either internationally excellent (3*) or world-leading (4*) 
  • 88% of the subject area’s impact is rated 3*, indicating very considerable impacts for government policy, charities, and heritage sectors

Architecture, Built Environment and Planning is a vibrant community of forward-thinking researchers, driven by the ambition of leading the world in digital construction, addressing key global challenges in the built environment, and improving wellbeing through innovative design.

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Relief workers walking through rubble in the aftermath of a storm in North Africa.
£1 million funding award supports leading new medical research at Northumbria University
a photo of monsoon rain in a mountainous location
Norman Franklin and Dr Jane Greaves in the OSCE test centre at Northumbria University
Generic Image from Unsplash. Gothic style university library.
Postgraduate design portfolio work displayed in the school of design at Northumbria university.
Abandoned fashion factory, Generic Image from Unsplash.
Pictured from left to right is Professor Gennady El, of Northumbria University; Dr Magda Carr, of Newcastle University; and Dr Matteo Somma and Dr Antonio Moro, of Northumbria University. Pictured standing on Newcastle Quayside.
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