The University of Newcastle, Australia

2018

Faculty of Business and Law • 4 Dec 2018

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

On 17th October, the Newcastle Law School hosted guest presenters Alexis Cahalan and Janine Liang from Thomas Miller Law and Barrister and Law School alumnus Rhea Thrift (pictured) to provide local practitioners and students with a practical introduction to maritime law in Australia and how it regulates marine transport and trade.

Current Staff • 1 Jan 1970

The Educator Network Showcase

Professor Alex Zelinksy AO

Current Staff • 4 Dec 2018

Education Showcase shines a light on teaching and learning

The first Educator Network Showcase was held on Thursday 22 November, attracting more than 120 delegates from across the institution.  Hosted in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, in a recently refurbished TEAL, the event was the final Educator Network event for 2018.

News • 3 Dec 2018

Exhibiting the Art of Problem Solving

From sensor gloves that teach sign language, to advanced nanomaterials that help with cancer detection, and a computer game which you can control with your mind, The Art of Problem Solving exhibition will showcase some of the University’s most exciting engineering and computing innovations.

Professor Deb Hodgson

News • 3 Dec 2018

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

In a progressive move to expedite the journey to equality in the workplace, the University of Newcastle has introduced a Gender Equality Leadership Pledge, inviting all staff to support the initiative.

News • 3 Dec 2018

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Soil science researcher Professor Nanthi Bolan has been named on the Global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018, just in time for World Soil Day this Wednesday 5 December.

Research seminars and workshops • 1 Dec 2018

Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge 2018

With the theme: Sustainable Society, UON Singapore organised a Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge (YSIC) targeting pre-university students from Junior Colleges, Institute of Technical Education, Polytechnics, International Schools and Private Education Institutions in Singapore.

The University Gallery • 30 Nov 2018

Yearning to Yarn Exhibition

Yearning to Yarn is an initiative using Aboriginal ways of knowing and learning to support clinical placement experiences of Aboriginal health professional students. Created by Simon Munro, the Yearning to Yarn exhibition is on display at the Senta Taft-Hendry Museum, located under the University Gallery, now and into 2019.

Professor David Lubans

News • 30 Nov 2018

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

A high intensity physical activity program targeting senior high school students has scored a positive report card, not only improving students’ fitness, but also their mental well-being.

ARC Project Funding

News • 28 Nov 2018

Multi-million dollar boost for crucial research

Twenty-one research projects across science, engineering, health and the humanities are set to advance, sharing in $8.75 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

News • 28 Nov 2018

New Colombo scholars ready to make their global mark

Four outstanding University of Newcastle students are ready to make their mark on the world, after being awarded prestigious New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarships to undertake semester-based study and internships in the Indo-Pacific region.

greater bank launch

News • 28 Nov 2018

Greater Bank and University banking on building community’s financial literacy

Two iconic Newcastle organisations have entered into an industry-first partnership, dedicated to building the financial literacy of the region’s communities.

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