Our research in the Creative Industries, Education, Humanities and Social Science responds to some of the major issues of our age, such as violence, religious tolerance, disability, equity in education, global language loss, and obesity.

Researchers in our Faculty have achieved awards and global recognition. Our people feature in quality journals and with prestigious book publishers, gain research grants, participate in international exchange, and connect with the community through frequent public lectures, performances and seminars.

Members of our Faculty are also regular contributors to the print and broadcast media, and are regularly interviewed by Australian and international media.

PhD and Research Masters Find a research opportunity in the Faculty of Education and Arts

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.