Education Research Institute Newcastle
A groundbreaking study led by Jenny Gore aims to expand educational and career opportunities for young people.
The politics of education and the professional identity and practice of teachers are among the wide-ranging research interests of Nicole Mockler.
Kathryn Holmes is helping educators connect with the teaching style of the digital age.
Linda Newman's far-reaching research in early childhood education is expanding FEDUA's international footprint.
Tom Griffiths leads a new research program that aims to influence education policies by challenging accepted paradigms.
Dr Zsuzsa Millei urges a rethinking of educational theory and practice that cuts through ideological preconceptions.
A new education research program examines how we prepare our best and brightest minds to participate in a knowledge-thirsty world.
Two "hands on" research projects are taking cutting-edge educational techniques into challenging classroom situations.
Humanities Research Institute
Documenting small, regional languages can help them to not only survive, but thrive.
Religion, radicalism and revolutionaries all fall under the critical gaze of theologian and writer Roland Boer.
A love of language has taken Aashild Naess to unexpected places.
Alison Ferguson explores novel communication strategies for people who have lost speech and language function.
Alistair Rolls is bringing overdue recognition to the literary brilliance of a misunderstood French novelist.
Bronwyn Hemsley's research is helping people with severe speech disabilities communicate their needs in healthcare settings.
Hilary Carey's research into the anti-Transportation movement provides new insight into an important aspect of Australia's colonial history.
Marguerite Johnson and her colleagues are using 21st century technology to deconstruct the writings of an ancient philosopher.
Maryanne Dever explores the issues involved with delving into intimate archives.
Rosalind Halton's passion is unearthing and reinventing great works of the past.
Society's fascination with crime stories is not a modern phenomenon, as this multifaceted literary scholar has discovered.
In the first study of its kind, Gillian Arrighi is investigating the benefits of recreational circus training.
As unlikely as it sounds, literary scholar Professor Hugh Craig has enhanced his appreciation of Shakespeare through statistical analysis.
Lesbian representation in popular culture is explored in the work of early career researcher Rebecca Beirne.
A historian's informative new book talks about sex - the Australian way.
Michael Ondaatje is helping bring to light a neglected chapter in the story of the black American struggle.
Philip Dwyer and his team from the Humanities Research Institute are leading a fundamental rethinking of violence in the modern world.
The relevance of religion in modern society is a discussion that extends beyond theological boundaries.
A dedicated team of Newcastle linguists is commited to studying the practical, scientific and cultural significance of dying local languages.
Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition
The idea that classroom learning and physical education can be complementary is the concept behind a novel PhD project being conducted by Nick Riley.
Research Institute for Social Inclusion and Wellbeing
Mel Gray's research into evidence-based practice in the human services is concerned with getting new findings in the field to where they are needed most.
Pam Nilan contributes a unique sociologist's viewpoint to the body of research on youth cultures in the Asia-Pacific region.
This leading human services researcher takes a practical approach to her work.
A timely cross-disciplinary research program analyses whether marketisation has changed the nature of human services.
Australian history is not black and white in Victoria Haskins' eyes. Indigenous and non-Indigenous experiences are entwined.
The history of houseboys provides interesting insight into colonial culture.
Working with Indigenous communities has allowed Daniela Heil to apply her anthropological expertise in rewarding and practical ways.