The University of Newcastle, Australia

May 2015

ARC Training Centre for Food %26 Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation

News • 29 May 2015

Growing Australia’s food industry on menu

A newly established collaboration on the Central Coast, led by the University of Newcastle, will contribute to growing Australia's food and beverage industry and increasing the industry's exports.

Faculty of Business and Law • 29 May 2015

Australia can do better on Asian boat crisis than ‘nope, nope, nope’

Dr Amy Maguire of the Newcastle Law School discusses Australia's response to the Rohingya refugee crisis

• 29 May 2015

UON's NeW Space reaches new milestone

The University of Newcastle (UON) today turned the first official sod as it moves towards construction of its landmark urban facility, NeW Space.

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The Conversation • 29 May 2015

Are those fleeing persecution and impoverishment so very different?

Sociology and Anthropology PhD candidate Georgina Ramsay looks at the political rhetoric differentiating asylum seekers fleeing persecution and those fleeing poverty, on The Conversation.

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Faculty of Business and Law • 29 May 2015

Corporate Governance in Australia

Dr Paul Docherty was recently invited to deliver a presentation to the Australian Shareholders Association on the topic of Corporate Governance in Australia.

Faculty of Business and Law • 28 May 2015

Congratulations to a UON Bright Spark

Newcastle Law School PhD candidate Dakshina Chandra has been shortlisted as an Amplify Bright Sparks finalist

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News • 25 May 2015

UON Young Scientist finalist in the ASPIRE Prize

The University of Newcastle's Dr Hannah Power was one of three finalists in the national search to find an Australian nominee for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (also known as the ASPIRE Prize).

Lucy Newcastle Session 1

Faculty of Business and Law • 25 May 2015

The 2015 Lucy Mentoring Program Launch

The Lucy Mentoring Program for 2015 has officially commenced.

• 20 May 2015

Shake It Off Newcastle Style

What do you get when you combine Taylor Swift's Shake It Off, 49 UON animation students and Rotoscoping*?

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News • 20 May 2015

New volcanic eruption trigger discovered

Scientists have made an important step towards understanding how volcanic eruptions happen, after identifying a previously unrecognised potential trigger.

PhD candidate Bliss Cavanagh discovered the benefits of Arts Health after her Tourettes dianosis

Faculty of Education and Arts • 20 May 2015

Arts Health PhD student knows the benefits of engaging with art

PhD candidate Bliss Cavanagh's Tourettes diagnosis led her to embark on an investigation into the benefits of sensory environments.