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UON researcher to reflect on 1967 referendum

UON researcher to reflect on 1967 referendum

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Professor John Maynard will sit on a panel at the National Museum of Australia, as part of the new exhibition ‘A Change is Gonna Come’, to reflect on the 1967 referendum.

Peace of mind on the Coast for those who need it most

Peace of mind on the Coast for those who need it most

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

A new psychology clinic at the University of Newcastle’s (UON) Ourimbah Campus will open its doors to the community this week, marking a significant step forward for mental health on the Coast.

Indigenous leaders in the HDR space

Indigenous leaders in the HDR space

Friday, 21 April 2017

The University of Newcastle has an outstanding track record in Indigenous education with a strong history in undergraduate completion rates.

Twin sisters double up on communication degrees

Twin sisters double up on communication degrees

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Sharing the occasional hobby or toy with a sibling growing up is quite normal, but twin sisters graduating from the University of Newcastle (UON) this week grew up sharing a love of art along with 100 per cent of their DNA.

Indigenous quintuplet delivers on doctor dream

Indigenous quintuplet delivers on doctor dream

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

As a member of one of Australia’s only set of Indigenous quintuplets, Dr Erika Chapman-Burgess will have a unique cheer squad on hand when she graduates with a Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle (UON) this week.

Students to celebrate degree achievement

Students to celebrate degree achievement

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The University of Newcastle’s (UON) proud history of education and research excellence is celebrated this week as more than 5,400 students mark a significant achievement in their lives – graduation.

Smoking rates among Indigenous and non-Indigenous women

Smoking rates among Indigenous and non-Indigenous women

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Researchers have revealed disadvantaged status drives higher smoking among Indigenous pregnant women in Australia, New Zealand, The US and Canada.

Humanities Startup to Create Ethical Certification Process for Indonesian Tourism

Humanities Startup to Create Ethical Certification Process for Indonesian Tourism

Thursday, 13 April 2017

A Humanities Startup Workshop run by the University of Newcastle’s Centre for 21st Century Humanities in conjunction with Slingshot has assisted in the creation of an ethical consultancy business dedicated to empowering and supporting Asset Based Community Development in Indonesia to alleviate the detrimental effects of the tourism industry, namely water depletion, pollution and land rights.