The University of Newcastle, Australia

October 2014

Deb Mansfield exhibition at Chapter House Lane, Melbourne

Faculty of Education and Arts • 31 Oct 2014

Deb Mansfield exhibition at Chapter House Lane

Titled: Softening (or break the legs of what I want to happen), a selection of oceanic photo-tapestries by Australian artist Deb Mansfield was exhibited at Chapter House Lane, Melbourne, from 6 November 2014 to 4 January 2015.

News • 31 Oct 2014

UON medical students in experienced rural GP hands

A pilot General Practitioner (GP) mentoring program delivered by the National Rural Faculty (NRF) in conjunction with the University of Newcastle has gained the support of some of the state's most well-respected rural doctors.

Singapore Chief Justice

News • 30 Oct 2014

Singapore Chief Justice visits Newcastle Law School to talk anti-corruption

Newcastle law students were taught a valuable lesson about corruption in law last Friday, during an address delivered by the visiting Chief Justice of Singapore, the Hon. Justice Sundaresh Menon.

Youth health and self image study

Volunteer in our research • 30 Oct 2014

New study on young people's health and self-image

Youth sociology researcher at the University of Newcastle (UON), Dr Julia Coffey, is currently recruiting young people aged 18 to 30 to examine health and self image in relation to study and employment.

Faculty of Business and Law • 30 Oct 2014

Postgraduate High Achievers

The Newcastle Business School celebrates its high achievers

Faculty of Business and Law • 30 Oct 2014

Business logistics may revolutionise disaster relief

Dr Richard Oloruntoba discusses disaster relief

Faculty of Business and Law • 29 Oct 2014

For this year’s Melbourne Cup, consider a charity rather than taking on Tom Waterhouse

Newcastle Business School academics crunch the numbers on the Melbourne Cup

Raj Kumar Yadav on ABC1233

Nepal's first PhD in Social Work • 29 Oct 2014

UON International student Nepal's first PhD in Social Work

Listen to the inspiring story of Raj Kumar Yadav as he talks to ABC1233 about being the first PhD student in social work in his home country of Nepal and why he chose the University of Newcastle (UON).

brain cancer biobank

News • 29 Oct 2014

Brain cancer biobank

A new "biobank" for brain cancer is being established at the Hunter Medical Research Institute courtesy of funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF).

The Conservatorium

News • 28 Oct 2014

Russian masterpieces

Music lovers will be spoilt this weekend when the University of Newcastle Wind Orchestra presents the Australian premieres of two iconic works from 20th century Russian Masterpieces, as transcribed for wind orchestra.

Faculty of Business and Law • 27 Oct 2014

Is Australia guilty of crimes against humanity?

Dr Amy Maguire examines if the International Criminal Court could prosecute Australia for crimes against humanity?

Radical Newcastle book

Faculty of Education and Arts • 24 Oct 2014

Unearthing Newcastle's radical past

Historians Dr James Bennett and Dr Nancy Cushing from the University of Newcastle (UON), along with Dr Erik Eklund from Federation University, VIC, bring together a selection of essays about Newcastle's radical past, and consider its impact on the present and future.