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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.

UON Researcher awarded National Library of Australia Fellowship

UON Researcher awarded National Library of Australia Fellowship

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Dr Gillian Arrighi from the School of Creative Arts has been awarded a prestigious 2017 National Library of Australian Fellowship to undertake research for her project Pinafores, Prodigies and Precocities: the Entertaining Child in the Age of Empire.

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 - Human Rights Implications of Human Displacement

PhD Scholarship - Human Rights Implications of Human Displacement

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The Faculty of Business and Law is offering a new PhD Scholarship in Human Rights, Public International Law and Disaster Resilience.

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.