The University of Newcastle, Australia

September 2014

Faculty of Business and Law • 30 Sep 2014

UON Students Learn the Business Behind Football

University of Newcastle Central Coast Campus students brushed shoulders with some of football's biggest stars during a unique visit to Moore Park entertainment and sporting precinct.

Deb Mansfield exhibition at Stills Gallery, Sydney

Faculty of Education and Arts • 29 Sep 2014

Deb Mansfield exhibition at Stills Gallery

Deb Mansfield, an Australian artist and Associate Lecturer in the School of Creative Arts, exhibited a series of photo-tapestries in And dive into the sea at Stills Gallery, Sydney, from 24 September to 25 October, 2014.

Nutrition

News • 29 Sep 2014

Childhood obesity research accolade

Research into childhood obesity in developing Asian countries has earned UON researcher, Wai Yew Yang, a prestigious 2014 Nestle Nutrition Institute Young Researcher Award.

The Conversation

The Conversation • 26 Sep 2014

The petrol bomb’s incendiary – and uncertain – history

Dr Matthew Lewis from the University of Newcastle's (UON) Centre for the History of Violence, explores the uncertain history of the petrol bomb.

ELDP Grant success

Faculty of Education and Arts • 26 Sep 2014

UK grants to assist severely endangered languages

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded three grants from the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP), UK, to assist in the documentation of endangered Pacific languages.

Current Staff • 26 Sep 2014

Changes to Ring Road near the Student Accommodation Development

Partial road closures on the Ring Road will be in effect on Saturday 27 September and Monday 29 September.

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News • 25 Sep 2014

Teaching expertise honoured

The teaching expertise of UON staff members has been recognised by the Commonwealth in the 2014 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

From the VC's Desk • 25 Sep 2014

UON on the rise

This week, we celebrate that UON has been named number one university in Australia in the 2014 QS 'Top 50 Under 50'.

CAPHIA award

News • 25 Sep 2014

Award for excellence in public health teaching

A flagship course at the University of Newcastle has been recognised at the CAPHIA 2014 awards for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching.

Photo of exterior of building

Current Staff • 23 Sep 2014

IFS extends service hours

Infrastructure and Facilities Services call centre (ext 16500) and Callaghan service desk has extended its hours of operation and will now be open from 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Mine rehabilitation

News • 23 Sep 2014

Mine rehabilitation in spotlight

The University of Newcastle's Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment (TFI) will host its 4th annual Mine Rehabilitation Conference in Singleton on Thursday 25 September, 2014.