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Mentoring spot awarded to UON researcher

Mentoring spot awarded to UON researcher

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Early career sociologist and new member of staff in the Faculty of Education and Arts, Akane Kanai has been selected for the 2016 Australian Feminist Studies mentoring program for new academic writers.

Environmental and Life Sciences Trio Win HMRI Photography Prize

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Congratulations to PhD (Environmental Remediation) candidate, Chamila Samarasinghe, PhD (Biological Sciences) candidate, Sally Hall, and Research Assistant in the School of Environmental and Life Sciences, Natalie Trigg, who were recently announced winners of the 2016 HMRI Thru The Lens Photography Prize.

International spotlight on engineering breakthrough

International spotlight on engineering breakthrough

Thursday, 25 August 2016

University of Newcastle engineering researcher, Dr Kim van Netten, has won the inaugural Australian Falling Walls Lab competition that recognises innovative ideas and research projects.

Study finds fathers are key to girls’ well-being

Study finds fathers are key to girls’ well-being

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

By harnessing the unique relationship between fathers and daughters, the world-first DADEE (Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered) program run by University of Newcastle researchers has successfully improved girls’ self-esteem, resilience, sport skills and physical activity levels.

UON Researcher awarded National Library of Australia Fellowship

UON Researcher awarded National Library of Australia Fellowship

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Dr Gillian Arrighi from the School of Creative Arts has been awarded a prestigious 2017 National Library of Australian Fellowship to undertake research for her project Pinafores, Prodigies and Precocities: the Entertaining Child in the Age of Empire.

Textbook donation helps Samoan students reach their potential

Textbook donation helps Samoan students reach their potential

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Undergraduate students from the University of Newcastle’s (UON) business program have donated $10,000 worth of much-needed textbooks to business students at the National University of Samoa (NUS).

CU Newcastle students celebrate a win

CU Newcastle students celebrate a win

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

A team of local primary students involved in the Children’s University Newcastle program won first place in the Solar Sprint Race Category at the Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival held earlier this month.

FEDUA's Centre for Social Research and Regional Futures wins tender

FEDUA's Centre for Social Research and Regional Futures wins tender

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

A research team drawn from three Faculties and four Schools and led by FEDUA’s Centre for Social Research and Regional Futures (CSRRF) successfully tendered for a position on the Australian Government Department of Employment’s panel for research and evaluation services.