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Walking through the history of Newcastle's Women

Walking through the history of Newcastle's Women

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

University of Newcastle researchers have uncovered fascinating historical stories highlighting how key female personalities have shaped Newcastle’s history and have shared those stories in an informative and entertaining walk through Newcastle East.

Local historian and University of Newcastle PhD candidate, Jude Conway, led the curated walking tour around Newcastle’s historical East to uncover the rich heritage of women activists, artists and workers.

PhD Scholarship: The impact of variety in physical activity settings in adolescents

PhD Scholarship: The impact of variety in physical activity settings in adolescents

Friday, 17 March 2017

A PhD scholarship is available for The Variety Study: An examination of the impact of ‘variety-support’ on autonomous motivation and well-being in adolescents in key physical activity settings, under the supervision of Dr Narelle Eather.

Cross-faculty collaboration builds stronger communities

Cross-faculty collaboration builds stronger communities

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Teams of researchers across Construction Management and Social Work at UON have come together to team up for interdisciplinary research that’s making an impact on communities locally and globally.

UON’s early career researchers awarded

UON’s early career researchers awarded

Monday, 13 March 2017

Congratulations to the 24 outstanding recipients of UON’s Research Advantage Early Career Researcher Scholarships.

Leading Shakespeare Scholar wows audience in public lecture

Leading Shakespeare Scholar wows audience in public lecture

Friday, 10 March 2017

Researchers from the University of Newcastle’s The Centre for 21st Century Humanities and The Early Modern Women’s Research Network were recently treated to an exciting talk by Lorna Hutson, Merton Professor of English Literature, Oxford University.

UON launches new home of creativity

UON launches new home of creativity

Thursday, 9 March 2017

At a ceremony today, the University of Newcastle (UON) will officially launch the fusion of its creative disciplines into a cutting-edge School of Creative Industries.

UON subjects ranked in world’s top 100

UON subjects ranked in world’s top 100

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Six University of Newcastle (UON) subjects have been identified among the world’s best, ranking in the top 100 of the 2017 QS World University Subject Rankings, announced today.

My Year as a Fairy Tale: Bringing Magic and Marie Antoinette to Maitland

My Year as a Fairy Tale: Bringing Magic and Marie Antoinette to Maitland

Thursday, 2 March 2017

University of Newcastle PhD candidate, Helen Hopcroft, will spend a year dressed as Marie Antoinette in an effort to highlight and bolster tourism in Maitland.

My Year as a Fairy Tale is a year-long performance by artist and writer Ms Hopcroft who trained as a painter at London’s Royal College of Art and is in the final stages of a Creative Writing PhD at the University of Newcastle. The project is sponsored by the University of Newcastle’s Centre for 21st Century Humanities and partnered by Slingshot, a Newcastle-based corporate accelerator.