The University of Newcastle, Australia

What's on this week

Event • 4 Sep 2020 from 6:00pm - 30 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm

Biomes Exhibition

Your Place on the Planet. Come and explore the region’s unique biodiversity through the beautiful collision of the arts and the sciences via our virtual exhibition for Biodiversity month.

Upcoming events

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Event • 13 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Innovation with Industry: Common Research Agreements

Join us for the final instalment of this three part series, providing information and practical advice for engaging with Industry and/or end-users.

Adam Boyle

Event • 14 Oct 2020 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Startup Stories - Adam Boyle

Join us for Startup Stories and hear from Adam his story of building a world-class tech company from Newcastle and how they’re scaling their solution across the globe.


Event • 15 Oct 2020 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm

EMCR Connect and Empower: Wellness Plan Check-in

Continue the development of your wellness plan, also the exchange of ideas and the opportunity to ask questions.

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 11:30am - 1:00pm

Plan, Archive and Publish your Data - Data Management Dashboard Launch

Join this session to learn how to develop a Data Management Plan; create a data record in compliance with the Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research; and publish your data to meet your funding or publishing requirements.

Pitching workshop

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: How to Pitch an Idea

At this workshop you'll learn the three elements of communication, how to build a compelling pitch and how to overcome nerves.

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 20 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Know your Rights – Copyright, Creative Commons and Open Access

Find out how to identify publishers that let you retain your author rights; apply Creative Commons licences to your work; or negotiate your rights using an author addendum to the standard publishing agreement.

Cheryl Gledill

Event • 21 Oct 2020 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Startup Stories - Cheryl Gledhill

Join us for Startup Stories and hear from Cheryl as she shares her experience of helping founders find insightful solutions.

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 21 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Open Access Health Check – How Green is Your Research?

An introduction to online tools for finding open access research; analysing your open access citation patterns; and looking at your open access footprint.

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 22 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 11:00am

Increase the impact of your research by becoming a Wikipedia editor

Find out how you can increase the impact of your research by linking your peer reviewed open access papers to Wikipedia entries in your field.

RA-Open Access Week

Event • 22 Oct 2020 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Which Open Access Journal?

Learn how to identify credible, relevant and high impact open access journals to publish in.

Building a Team

Event • 28 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join the Dots Virtually - Building a Team

Hear from founders throughout the region as we dive into how to build a high powered team.