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To make sense of modern China, you simply can’t ignore Marxism

To make sense of modern China, you simply can’t ignore Marxism

Monday, 1 December 2014

Roland Boer, an Associate Professor from the University of Newcastle's Faculty of Education and Arts, talks China and Marxism in The Conversation.

If democracy is to give everyone a say, equality isn’t an optional extra

If democracy is to give everyone a say, equality isn’t an optional extra

Monday, 1 December 2014

Dr John Wright, a Senior Lecturer in the University of Newcastle's Faculty of Education and Arts, talks democracy in The Conversation.

Medicine graduate wins international award

Medicine graduate wins international award

Friday, 28 November 2014

Dr Chee Hsiang Liow, a highly-accomplished medical professional committed to improving community health in poverty-stricken areas of rural China, has won the Australia China Alumni Award (ACAA) for Research and Innovation.

UON Researcher Wins Student Grants for 3-Week Cambodia Study Trip in 2015

UON Researcher Wins Student Grants for 3-Week Cambodia Study Trip in 2015

Friday, 28 November 2014

The University of Newcastle's Dr Catherine Grant has been awarded funding for 6 undergraduate students to go to Cambodia on a graded volunteer placement program in 2015.

$1.7 million boost for Hunter cancer researchers

$1.7 million boost for Hunter cancer researchers

Friday, 28 November 2014

University of Newcastle researchers from the HMRI Cancer Program received a $1.7 million career boost yesterday, with NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research Jillian Skinner announcing the latest round of Cancer Institute NSW fellowship funding.

International professorship

International professorship

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Renowned Newcastle sociologist, Professor Lisa Adkins, has been named as one of only nine academics in the world to be awarded an appointment to the Finland Distinguished Professor Program (FiDiPro).

Reader beware: the nasty new edition of the Brothers Grimm

Reader beware: the nasty new edition of the Brothers Grimm

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Dr Marguerite Johnson from the University of Newcastle's (UON) School of Humanities and Social Science looks at the recently restored Grimm Brothers' original fairy tales – which are not intended for children.

National recognition for healthy engagement

National recognition for healthy engagement

Friday, 21 November 2014

Innovative education program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) has been recognised with a 2014 national award for Best Community Engagement Collaboration.