Faculty research overview
Our Faculty is one of the most comprehensive of its kind in Australia. Our diversity and deliberate focus on collaboration, facilitates research outcomes that have high impact locally, nationally and internationally. Our mission is to create and share knowledge to inspire, enrich and transform humanity.
Find all the information you need to undertake graduate research with the Faculty, including a description of each study area within our Schools, available supervisors, research methodologies, current graduate research and how to apply.
Research Directions is an annual publication showcasing a year of achievements for researchers in the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle. The current edition features research teams as well as individual researchers, addressing critical issues such as: disability, equity in education, global language loss, obesity, religious tolerance and violence.
Our diversity and deliberate focus on collaboration, facilitates research outcomes that have high impact locally, nationally and internationally. Interdisciplinary and cross-faculty research is a high priority for FEDUA. Research in education, creative arts, the humanities and social sciences provides an essential framework for the analysis of and insight into the social, cultural and political challenges facing us today
Our Research Programs are distinctive concentrations of excellence in five areas of established research strength: Endangered Languages, Research Training and Transformational Knowledge, Social Work, Teachers and Teaching, and Violence Studies. In addition, our Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition is a leading example of interdisciplinary collaboration with the Faculty of Health and Medicine.