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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.

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.

PhD Scholarship - Approaches to the prevention of suicide in rural and remote areas

PhD Scholarship - Approaches to the prevention of suicide in rural and remote areas

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health at the University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia is offering a PhD scholarship in the area of approaches to the prevention of suicide in rural and remote areas. We are seeking a student with a public health, social science, nursing, psychology or similar background to study under the supervision of Prof David Perkins, Dr Scott Fitzpatrick, Prof Sally Chan and A/Prof Kerry Inder.

Chancellor's Award for Innovation | $10K on Offer

Chancellor's Award for Innovation | $10K on Offer

Monday, 22 August 2016

Support for proof of concept and the commercialisation of innovative ideas is the driving force behind an exciting new initiative at the University of Newcastle.

UON welcomes Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Education and Research

UON welcomes Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Education and Research

Monday, 22 August 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) is delighted to announce Professor Steve Larkin, a member of Kungarakan and Yanyula Nations and one of Australia’s foremost Indigenous academic leaders, will join the University as the first Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Education and Research.

International accolade for speech pathology researcher

International accolade for speech pathology researcher

Friday, 12 August 2016

Leading speech pathology researcher Associate Professor Bronwyn Hemsley has been internationally recognised for her 25-year contribution to the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

Mental health journey a sensory experience

Mental health journey a sensory experience

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Bliss Cavanagh is a PhD Candidate in the School of Health Sciences who’s just been selected as a Young Social Pioneer by the Foundation of Young Australians. This incubator for young social innovators and changemakers is an important step for Bliss who’s been selected in the category of Youth Mental Health.

Newcastle Business School receives international recognition

Newcastle Business School receives international recognition

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The University of Newcastle’s Business School (NBS) has received international acclaim for its programs through accreditation from USA-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).