Faculty of Education and Arts

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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-­‐rural migration, asylum seekers and refugees), minerals (e.g. coal and gas), and agricultural products.

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.

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) alumni, academics and affiliates have been recognised for their outstanding work in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours.

Students choose careers much earlier than currently thought

Students choose careers much earlier than currently thought

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Targeted higher-education recruitment that reflects school students’ aspirations for particular careers is likely to be more successful in attracting students than looking to “raise the aspirations” of students in disadvantaged groups, new Australian research shows.

UON soars into the top one per cent of universities worldwide

UON soars into the top one per cent of universities worldwide

Thursday, 8 June 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, announced today by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.

Call for papers: Historicizing Violence

Call for papers: Historicizing Violence

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Historicizing Violence: the Contested Histories of Present Day Conflict

A multidisciplinary conference convened by the Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle, Australia, to be held at the Rome Global Gateway, University of Notre Dame, Rome, 22-24 November 2017.

New Federation to bring together stylometry experts from around the world

New Federation to bring together stylometry experts from around the world

Thursday, 1 June 2017

UON’s Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing (CLLC) is behind a move to create a new partnership between stylometry labs from around the world. The recently formed Federation of Stylometry Labs will deepen collaborations, and help the exchange of tools and knowledge among researchers in the fast moving and highly innovative field of literary stylistics.

Research to aid conservation of Indigenous culture and promote tourism

Research to aid conservation of Indigenous culture and promote tourism

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Using digital technologies to conserve heritage in Indigenous Australian communities through engagement in sustainable tourism is the topic of a paper co-authored by University of Newcastle PhD student Gabrielle McGinnis and Endangered Language Documentation, Theory and Application (ELDTA) research group member Associate Professor Mark Harvey, together with Dr Tamara Young from the Newcastle Business School and Professor Ian Clark from Federation University.