School of Humanities and Social Science Clusters

Healthy Communities and Social Futures (HCSF)

(Social Work, Speech Pathology and Linguistics)

Cluster Leader: Dr Elizabeth Spencer

Societies, Cultures and Human Services (SCHS)

(Sociology and Anthropology, Criminology and Human Services)

Cluster Leader: Dr Hamed Hosseini

Historical, Cultural and Critical Inquiry (HCCI)

The Cluster for Historical, Cultural and Critical Inquiry fosters collaborations between our team of scholars in Ancient History, History and Studies of Religion. Each year we curate a suite of public lectures, seminars, conferences, podcasts, our finest student projects, new academic publications, as well as open access and university degree level courses. In order to enrich our region’s cultural heritage we network with other researchers as well as with a variety of organisations from Newcastle through to the rest of the world. Keep up to date with us by following our news website or by emailing us here.

Cluster Leader: Dr Timothy Stanley

Screens, Languages, English and Writing (SLEW)

(Film, Media and Cultural Studies, Modern Languages, English and Writing)

Cluster Leader: Dr Rebecca Beirne

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