The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor Penny Jane Burke

News • 15 Apr 2019

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.

News • 12 Apr 2019

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over the next week, with the annual graduation ceremonies set to commence at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus.

Greater Bank and University of Newcastle representatives

News • 8 Apr 2019

Industry-first partnership builds financial literacy

The University of Newcastle and Greater Bank have announced a five-year partnership.

HRFC lead economist Dr Anthea Bill delivers the economic health check at a recent Upper Hunter Economic Breakfast

News • 8 Apr 2019

Bengalla Continues a Rich History of Local Collaboration for Community Gain

Upper Hunter communities will benefit from a new philanthropic partnership.

Engagement and Impact

News • 1 Apr 2019

Research making a difference across the region and beyond

University of Newcastle research has received high marks in the Australian Research Council’s first ever Engagement and Impact Assessment – recognising the significant impact the work is having in Australia and around the world.

ERA 2018

News • 27 Mar 2019

Newcastle research excellence shines on world stage

The global impact and quality of the University's research has risen, with 95 per cent now rated ‘at or above world standard’, according to a rigorous and independent international benchmarking assessment.

News • 20 Mar 2019

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

As national conversations around the treatment of the elderly continue, academics from the University of Newcastle are supporting legal practitioners to act as another line of defence to better identify and combat elder abuse.

News • 7 Mar 2019

Teaching Innovation Investment Scheme

The DVC(A) is pleased to offer up to ten (10) Teaching Innovation Investments worth up to $5000 each.

News • 17 Jan 2019

Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

A unique drop-in service is set to hit the beach this month, giving community members an opportunity to seek free legal advice on any matter from traffic fines to employment discrimination.

News • 4 Dec 2018

Managing High Conflict Personalities

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.

News • 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.

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.