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    July 2022

    Event • 6 Jul 2022 from 8:00am - 9:00am

    Startup Stories - Bliss Cavanagh (Creative Sensory Spaces)

    Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.

    How Industry Placements Work

    Event • 6 Jul 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    How Industry Placements Work

    Want to learn how to recruit current students for work experience and create a talent pipeline for your business? Find out about the value that a student may be able to add to your business at this free seminar hosted by the University of Newcastle and Port Stephens Council.

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    Event • 6 Jul 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    GAP - ARC Linkage Projects Q&A Drop-in session

    Drop-in online and ask your LP Grant questions - our panel will share their collective wisdom to assist in answering them.

    Career Workshop

    Event • 6 Jul 2022 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Jobs on Campus: Communications and Administrative Assistants

    The University is looking for two current students to provide support for a range of projects. In this online information session we will provide details about the roles and tips on how to submit a high quality application.

    Career Workshop

    Event • 10 Jul 2022 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Jobs on Campus: Careers Service Assistants

    The University’s Careers Service is looking for current students to join their team as Careers Service Assistants. In this online information session we will provide details about the position and tips on how to submit a high quality application.

    Event • 13 Jul 2022 from 9:00am - 15 Jul 2022 until 3:00pm

    Centre for Organic Electronics Winter School

    This three day event will give you a taste of the cutting-edge research that is going on in the Centre for Organic Electronics (COE) labs, highlighting the advantages of considering a career in research.

    Career Connect Workshop

    Event • 13 Jul 2022 from 1:30pm - 2:30pm

    Career Connect Workshop

    What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

    Podiatry Employment Expo

    Event • 14 Jul 2022 from 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Podiatry Employment Expo

    The Expo is the perfect opportunity for current Podiatry students to hear from leaders within the field, speak directly with Podiatry-specific employers and businesses, and to learn more about their future industry and career options.

    Career Connect Workshop

    Event • 15 Jul 2022 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Career Connect Workshop

    What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

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    Event • 15 Jul 2022 at 6:30pm

    Winter Ball 2022

    The time has finally come for our students, new graduates and recent alumni to celebrate their success at the University’s 2022 Winter Ball! Held in our stunning Great Hall, there'll be canapes on arrival, a 2-course meal, and drinks over…

    Writing for the Conversation

    Event • 19 Jul 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    EMCR - Putting your voice in The Conversation - Part 3: Shut Up and Write

    Join us for the third and final workshop that will explore the best way to ensure that your voice (and your research) is heard.

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    Event • 20 Jul 2022 from 10:00am - 11:00am

    Digitally Savvy Researchers - Session 1: Your Research Profile

    When it comes to Research 101, having a professional online presence is essential. This session will demystify and simplify setting up and maintaining your research profile.

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    Event • 26 Jul 2022 at 5:30pm

    The Changing Tide of Human Populations lecture and book launch

    Join internationally-renowned biologist Distinguished Laureate Professor John Aitken as he discusses the the universal decline in human fertility, the factors causing this, and social, political, environmental and lifestyle changes needed to bring this situation under control.

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    Event • 28 Jul 2022 from 10:00am - 11:00am

    EMCR: SDG's Key Words in Publications Information Session

    Did you know that the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals are now also important for your research outputs?

    Career Connect Workshop

    Event • 28 Jul 2022 from 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Career Connect Workshop

    What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

    Event • 28 Jul 2022 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Join the Dots - Pitching

    Your chance to meet some of Newcastle's most dynamic startups and supporters

    Event • 29 Jul 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    How to commercialise Deep Tech

    The science may be difficult, the timescales can be long, but commercialising deep tech is not impossible.

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    Event • 30 Jul 2022 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Open Day - Central Coast Clinical School & Research Institute (CCCSRI)

    The University of Newcastle is excited to welcome prospective students to our Central Coast campuses for our first Open Day since 2019. For anyone considering study, this is an opportunity to have a glimpse into what it’s like to be a student at the University of Newcastle.

    August 2022

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    Event • 2 Aug 2022 from 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Digitally Savvy Researchers - Session 2: Social Media for Researchers

    Twitter and LinkedIn – the basics. If you’re doing research, you need a social media presence. We’ll introduce you to Twitter and LinkedIn – which one works well for you, and why.

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    Event • 2 Aug 2022 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    The Politics of Trauma and Integrity: Stories of Japanese "Comfort Women"

    Join Dr Sachiyo Tsukamoto and Purai Global Indigenous History Centre for the launch of her book, 'The Politics of Trauma and Integrity.'

    Academic Benchmarking

    Event • 4 Aug 2022 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Adacemic Benchmarking Workshop - Ourimbah Central Coast

    As Academics how do we know we are current? and what is one way to derive inspiration? Join us as we take a journey of discovery into the world of Academic Benchmarking.

    Retention Strategies

    Event • 4 Aug 2022 from 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Retention Strategies Workshop

    Retention strategies for teaching staff. Learn about retention strategies, analytics tools in Canvas and Panopto, and how to identify and support “at risk” students.

    Event • 5 Aug 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Can drug development start on campus?

    How much of the development of a new drug can be carried out by University researchers? And what happens next?

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    Event • 11 Aug 2022 from 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    Meeting as Strangers, Leaving as Friends - Building Healthy Social Networks

    Deep dive into the topic of Loneliness. Understand why some people can feel lonely in the middle of a group of friends and discuss the finer points making friends as an adult.

    Event • 12 Aug 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    How to commercialise Social Science ideas

    Can social science research lead to commercial outcomes? Ideas, case studies and how-to.

    Event • 19 Aug 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    How to write a Business Case

    You've done the research, you have developed IP, but how does this fit into a Business Case, and what else do you need to consider?

    Career Connect Workshop

    Event • 24 Aug 2022 from 10:00am - 11:00am

    Career Connect Workshop

    What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

    Event • 26 Aug 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Opportunity Assessment: How to pick winners and manage risk

    How do Uni's find the magic combination of great research, great team and great opportunity and manage the external and internal risks?

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    Event • 31 Aug 2022 from 9:30am - 10:30am

    Digitally Savvy Researchers - Session 3: Effective Dissemination of Research Online

    How do you get your research out there? How can sites such as Twitter and LinkedIn help spread the word about your research? How do you build networks and break into conversations that matter?

    September 2022

    Event • 17 Sep 2022 from 6:30pm - 11:00pm

    Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture & Anniversary Dinner

    Chief Justice Bell has accepted an invitation to give the Sir Ninian Stephen lecture at our 30th Anniversary dinner on 17th September. This event will take place at the City Hall Concert Room.

    Career Connect Workshop

    Event • 23 Sep 2022 from 9:30am - 10:30am

    Career Connect Workshop

    What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

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    Event • 30 Sep 2022 at 11:59pm

    2022 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics

    The University of Newcastle School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences is happy to announce the launch of the 2022 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics.

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    Event • 30 Sep 2022 at 11:59pm

    2022 Karen Thrift Original Music and Lyrics Prize

    The University of Newcastle School of Humanities, Creative Industries and Social Sciences is thrilled to introduce the new Karen Thrift Original Music and Lyrics Prize.

    October 2022

    Creative Self Care

    Event • 7 Oct 2022 from 2:00pm - 2:45pm

    Creative Self Care

    Creativity is one of the most important characteristics of being human and studies suggest it is a key ingredient to increasing our overall well-being. Come dance, draw and practice mindfulness techniques and more in a fun and supportive environment. Everyone welcome!

    Make Stress Your Friend

    Event • 13 Oct 2022 from 12:00pm - 12:40pm

    Make Stress Your Friend

    Learn how to work with your stress to focus and achieve goals. It can be applied to everyday living and you don’t even have to meditate or even make time for it. We will teach you how to use this skill anywhere, anytime.

    Career Connect Workshop

    Event • 17 Oct 2022 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Career Connect Workshop

    What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.

    November 2022

    Party Safe

    Event • 10 Nov 2022 from 12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Party Safe

    Learn about making safer decisions without compromising on fun.

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