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CEEHE to host 2018 Gender and Education Association International Conference

CEEHE to host 2018 Gender and Education Association International Conference

Thursday, 29 June 2017

The 2018 Gender and Education Association (GEA) International Conference will be hosted by the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) at the University of Newcastle (UON) next December.

A Sporting Opportunity for Community Development in Vanuatu

A Sporting Opportunity for Community Development in Vanuatu

Thursday, 29 June 2017

An exciting community development assignment in the South Pacific is currently underway for Bachelor of Development Studies graduate, Jessica Richardson, who commenced a twelve month appointment with the Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) in April.

Historian awarded for scholarly work on Armenian Genocide

Historian awarded for scholarly work on Armenian Genocide

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Historian and Australian Research Council Future Fellow with UON's Centre for the History of Violence, Associate Professor Hans Lukas Kieser has been awarded the President of the Republic of Armenia Prize for his significant contribution to the history of the Armenian Genocide. Associate Professor Kieser recently travelled to Armenia to collect his $10,000 prize in a presidential ceremony.

Visiting Scholar: Professor Linda Sax

Visiting Scholar: Professor Linda Sax

Thursday, 22 June 2017

The gender gap in computing will be explored later in July when Professor Linda Sax visits the University of Newcastle (UON).

Rural Land Use and Community Research Network

Rural Land Use and Community Research Network

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Dr Hedda Askland and colleagues from UON and Europe have been awarded funding by the Faculty of Education and Arts (FEDUA) to establish the Rural Land Use and Community Research Network to bring together local and international scholars working in the area of rurality and community, rural land use change and conflict, and migration and mobility. The aim of the network is to explore rurality (as locality) through the lens of global movement, as it manifests through the movement of people (e.g. urban-­ÔÇÉrural migration, asylum seekers and refugees), minerals (e.g. coal and gas), and agricultural products.

Volunteers wanted to try a new treatment for asthma

Volunteers wanted to try a new treatment for asthma

Thursday, 22 June 2017

The Prevenar study is testing whether Pneumonia vaccine can reduce airway inflammation and improve daily asthma symptoms.

Peeling back the layers of Newcastle's History

Peeling back the layers of Newcastle's History

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

UON’s Global Newcastle initiative is pulling the layers of Newcastle’s history back one fascinating story at a time.

Mid-Year break Library hours

Mid-Year break Library hours

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Library and Information Commons hours vary during the mid-year break.