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News • 24 Feb 2020

Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters project post-doc available

The Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters Project with Birkbeck University of London has a postdoctoral research position available.

Wine studies conference, University of California.

News • 21 Feb 2020

Centre Director convenes third international wine studies conference during Fulbright program

Dr Julie McIntyre, an environmental historian and interim Director of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, recently spent 3 months at the Shields Library, University of California in Davis to trace binational innovations in modernising wine production as part of the Fulbright Scholarship she was awarded.

Philip Dwyer

News • 20 Feb 2020

Dwyer gives public lecture on Broken Bones, Broken Stones: Iconoclasm in World History

Professor Philip Dwyer, Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence will give a public lecture at Trinity College Dublin, as part of the 'Out of the Ashes' Lecture Series.

Mardi Gras parade - crowd of people dressed in colourful clothes and wigs

News • 18 Feb 2020

FOI Reveals Cost of 2013 Policing of Mardi Gras Festival

As the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras begins this week, University of Newcastle criminologist, Dr Justin Ellis, reflects on the cost of the controversial policing of the 2013 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.

Photo of Tanika Koosmen, short dark hair, glasses and red lipstick, wearing a white shirt and black jacket

News • 14 Feb 2020

Classics and Ancient History PhD Travel Scholarship Awarded to Tanika Koosmen

PhD student Tanika Koosmen has been awarded the inaugural Odyssey Travel Scholarship.

Helen English

News • 14 Feb 2020

New monthly radio spot features creative ageing researcher Dr Helen English

School of Creative Industries lecturer and Centre for 21st Century Humanities member, Dr Helen English will join ABC Radio Newcastle Mornings presenter Kia Handley in a monthly radio interview about her research that is focused on understanding the benefits of engagement with creative activities, such as in music, dance or art, for older members of society.

News • 14 Feb 2020

History of Gay and Lesbian Rights Features in Waiting for Equality Exhibition

The University of Newcastle’s criminology program has contributed to the Waiting for Equality Exhibition currently on display at Watt Space Gallery until March 4.

News • 12 Feb 2020

Prof Philip Dwyer co-edits Cambridge World History of Violence Four Volume set

Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence, Professor Philip Dwyer has co-edited the four-volume Cambridge World History of Violence, which is the first collection of its kind to look at violence across different periods of human history and different regions of the world.


News • 5 Feb 2020

The GLAMX Lab – offering new skills to students from across the University

The GLAMX Lab offers the opportunity for students to learn hands-on skills to students and increase their employability.

George GITTOES Soljah

News • 3 Feb 2020

George Gittoes Art Exhibition documents world conflicts

George Gittoes exhibition documents world's conflicts.

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Richard Noss and Celia Hoyes

Event • 27 Feb 2020 at 5:00pm

Learning and Engagement at the Intersection of Mathematics and Computing: A Conversation with Celia Hoyles and Richard Noss

REGISTER NOWA major change in the educational policy landscape in many countries has been the introduction of computing into the school curriculum, either as part of Mathematics or as a…

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Event • 27 Feb 2020 at 5:30pm

The Real World Impact Of Illustration - presented by Professor Alan Male

Join Professor Alan Male as he shares his insights into the power of illustration. The University of Newcastle School of Creative Industries invites you to join this fascinating and thought…

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Event • 17 Jun 2020 at 12:00am

ASPERA Conference 2020

Upcoming Conference Details17-20 June 2020School of Creative Industries, University of Newcastle, NSW, AustraliaThe 2020 ASPERA conference will be held at the University of Newcastle’s city campus (NU Space) from 17-20…

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