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Two artists go to war - Shaun Gladwell and Ben Quilty

Two artists go to war - Shaun Gladwell and Ben Quilty

Friday, 1 August 2014

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

Shaun Gladwell and Ben Quilty – two of Australia's leading artists – display very different approaches to war at parallel exhibitions opening at Perth's John Curtin Gallery on Saturday.

Kids on campus

Kids on campus

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

A number of AIM High programs saw almost 600 school students participate in on-campus activities during July.

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Monday, 28 July 2014

With little being known about the diets of expectant Indigenous mums, University of Newcastle nutrition researchers are using smartphone technology to gather first-hand insights and provide personalised feedback.

Mary, Queen of Scots was a poet - and you should know it

Mary, Queen of Scots was a poet - and you should know it

Monday, 28 July 2014

By Ros Smith, University of Newcastle

Think Mary, Queen of Scots and a few key facts probably come to mind: she was Catholic, she was imprisoned and she had her head chopped off. But a poet who offers insight into 16th-century women's writing and what it was like to be a queen? Not so much.

Jeff Koons - a spectacle on the way to respectable

Jeff Koons - a spectacle on the way to respectable

Friday, 25 July 2014

By Kit Messham-Muir, Senior Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts at University of Newcastle.

American Jeff Koons is possibly the most contentious living artist. His current retrospective at the Whitney Museum in New York writes him into the contemporary canon of great living artists – but even after a long and controversial career, that hasn't been an easy case to make.

ARC Future Fellows

ARC Future Fellows

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Six mid-career researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) have received funding under the Australian Research Council's (ARC) Future Fellowships scheme, just announced.

Landmark schizophrenia genetic study

Landmark schizophrenia genetic study

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

UON researchers have helped unearth more than 100 genetic variants associated with schizophrenia, after contributing to the largest genome-wide study of the disease ever conducted.

Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis

Monday, 21 July 2014

Countless hours of research will be condensed into bite-sized portions as postgraduate students take part in the University of Newcastle final of the national/trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday 23 July.