Faculty News

Where's the Punchline?

Associate Professor John Anderson talks about "Coward Punch" laws being passed in Victoria

Prize-Winning Academic Says Newcastle Ill-Prepared for Another Quake

Newcastle Business School academic, Dr Richard Oloruntoba, says Newcastle is ill-prepared for another major quake

Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture

The Law School was proud to welcome the Honourable Robert French AC Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, to deliver the 2014 Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture

Engaging the Chinese Readership through Media

Dr Hao Tan of the Newcastle Business School uses media to engage with the Chinese readership

Mandatory sentences can't deliver justice or stop one-punch killings

Associate Professor John Anderson discusses new "Coward Punch" laws

For Top Broadband Policy, Look No Further Than Canada

Newcastle Business School academic Dr Robert Imre suggests Australia should be looking to Canada for its broadband policy

The degree of unemployment

Faculty of Business and Law graduates top the charts for employability

Is Australia a Responsible International Citizen?

Newcastle Law School academic Dr Amy Maguire discusses Australia's current asylum seeker policy

On-field thugs just as culpable under law

Newcastle Law School academic Daniel Matas has written an opinion piece on violence on the sporting field

Anti-Semitic attack proves need for racial vilification laws

Newcastle Law School academics Associate Professor John Anderson and Dr Alan Berman discuss racial vilification laws

Congratulations to Akshaya Kamalnath on her 3rd Place in the Three Minute Thesis

Newcastle Law School RHD student Akshaya Kamalnath has been awarded third place in the Three Minute Thesis competition

NAB Scholarship Students Rewarded

Newcastle Business School students rewarded with NAB positions after completing industry placement

The Media's Impact on Legal Proceedings

In light of the recent trial of Gerard Baden-Clay, Associate Professor John Anderson addressed how media coverage impacts trial proceedings and outcomes in a radio interview by Matthew Dryden in late July.

Law PhD Student to attend German Climate Geoengineering Summer School

Newcastle Law School PhD student Kerryn Brent has been invited to a prestigious Climate Geoengineering Summer School 

Graduates and Awardees in Manila

Professor Mark Bray represented the Faculty of Business & Law and the University at the Australia Awards Scholarship GRANDuation in Manila in late May

Tension in the Workplace

Rebecca Mitchell discusses tension in the workplace

Appeal to clarify religious standing

Associate Professor Neil Foster welcomes appeal on landmark court decision regarding religious freedom in an article with the Australian

Inequality in confidence - Are women at a disadvantage?

Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell discusses female confidence levels

China missing the point on waste protests

Dr Hao Tan of the Newcastle Business School addresses recent protests in China over waste incineration

China Leading the Way on Renewable Energy

Newcastle Business School academic, Hao Tan, has had a letter published in Nature discussing China and its use of renewable energy sources.

QLD 'Gay Panic Defence' Shameful

Newcastle Law School academics Dr Alan Berman and Sher Campbell delve into Queensland's 'homosexual advance defence'.

The Faculty of Business and Law Excellence in Teaching Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Faculty of Business and Law Teaching Awards.

Privatising Medibank: will an IPO deliver for taxpayers?

Newcastle Business School academic Paul Docherty discusses the proposed privatisation of Medibank Private.

Faculty Sponsoring ARDC 2014

The Faculty of Business and Law will be sponsoring the 2014 Australian Regional Development Conference (ARDC)

North Korea and Human Rights: Can Things Change?

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC, CMG presents the lecture, 'North Korea and Human Rights: Can Things Change?'

The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Lawyer

The Hon. TF Bathurst presents the lecture, "The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Lawyer"

Bowling Club in Legal Stoush

The University of Newcastle Legal Centre (UNLC) has taken begun working with the Friends of King Edward Park Group to challenge Newcastle City Council's Approval of a function centre at the cliff-top site at King Edward Park.

Hit the surf and source legal advice

Young people needing legal advice are encouraged to tap into expertise of the University of Newcastle's Legal Centre when it slips out of the office and hits the sand for its annual Law on the Beach free community legal advice service.

Rebecca Mitchell in The Conversation on Team Innovation and Success

In the Conversation, Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell talks about how conflict in the workplace can lead to team innovation and success.

UNLSA Mooting Success

Newcastle Law School students achieved mooting success at the Annual Australian Law Students' Association Conference.

Year 11 Business Plan Challenge

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the 2013 Business Plan Challenge grand final was held on Friday 15 November with over $20,000 worth of scholarships and prizes on offer.