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NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $12.4 million to support 14 projects that are aiming to solve some of the world’s most critical health problems and improve the lives of millions of Australians.

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The NSW Government will invest $2.4 million in a statewide rollout of the University of Newcastle’s award-winning lifestyle program Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE).

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator and the co-founder and Training Director of the High Conflict Institute. In October, the Newcastle Law School hosted Bill’s two professional development workshops on managing high conflict personalities for postgraduate law students, and for members of the legal community.

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

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.

Exhibiting the Art of Problem Solving

Exhibiting the Art of Problem Solving

Monday, 3 December 2018

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.

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Monday, 3 December 2018

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.

Yearning to Yarn Exhibition

Yearning to Yarn Exhibition

Friday, 30 November 2018

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.