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Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead

Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead

Friday, 22 August 2014

By Kit Messham-Muir, School of Creative Arts, University of Newcastle

Art raises a lot of questions. That's what it does. If an art work in a gallery or a news story has made you ask "what the …?", it has already started to do its job.

NeW Space on public display

NeW Space on public display

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) has formally lodged the State Significant Development (SSD) Application for the NeW Space project to deliver world-class higher education in the Civic precinct.

Industrial tribunal spotlight

Industrial tribunal spotlight

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

A UON project will explore how industrial tribunals in the Hunter region are leading Australia in the proactive promotion of workplace co-operation.

The University Experience Survey now open

The University Experience Survey now open

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Students at the University of Newcastle who complete the survey by 3 September will go into the draw to win a $500 Coles Myer gift voucher or one of five $100 Coles Myer gift vouchers.

Prostate cancer breakthrough

Prostate cancer breakthrough

Friday, 15 August 2014

University of Newcastle researchers are leaders of a trials group that has discovered a powerful new prostate cancer treatment regime that can reduce the spread of aggressive but apparently localised tumours by more than 40 per cent.

Charged for Electric vehicle festival

Charged for Electric vehicle festival

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The atmosphere in Newcastle is buzzing ahead of this weekend's Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival, hosted by UON's Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment.

The Brisbane Declaration: a blueprint for the musical world

The Brisbane Declaration: a blueprint for the musical world

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

By Dr Catherine Grant, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle

Earlier this year the number of views of South Korean mega-star Psy's Gangnam Style YouTube video exceeded two billion. That's more than a quarter of the people on the planet who have watched the video. It also adds up to a collective 16,000 years spent watching (assuming everyone sat out the four-and-a-bit minutes, which is a big assumption).

Partnership to support students

Partnership to support students

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Students facing difficult circumstances are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Newcastle (UON) and The Smith Family that aims to improve access and participation in tertiary studies.