The University of Newcastle, Australia
Gabriella Edelstein

News • 11 Jun 2019

Dr Gabriella Edelstein awarded the S. Sprott Fellowship

Dr Edelstein has won a prestigious fellowship that will allow her to conduct research at the British Library.

News • 3 Jun 2019

Call for symposium papers: Sexual Violence, Medicine and Psychiatry

Call for papers for symposium on Sexual Violence, Medicine and Psychiatry.

Nason Maani Hessari

News • 29 May 2019

Public Lecture – Public health in a post-truth world: The commercial determinants of health

Join Dr Nason Maani Hessari for a free public lecture 27th June.

News • 20 May 2019

Humanities in the region symposium

The Centre for 21st Century Humanities and the School of Humanities and Social Science will host the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres’ (ACHRC) Humanities in the Regions symposium on 30 – 31 May at New Space.

News • 17 May 2019

Copley Bequest funds project that tells marriage equality stories of Newcastle and the Hunter

New project to examine local's experiences of the marriage equality debate and postal survey.

News • 14 May 2019

Journal article reveals little known truths about Australian prisoners of war

Centre for 21st Century Humanities and Centre for History of Violence member and historian Dr Kate Ariotti has published a co-authored journal article with Dr Aaron Pegram of the Australian War Memorial, titled Australian POWs of the First World War: responding to the challenges of captivity and return in the History Australia journal.

Penny Buykx

News • 14 May 2019

Associate Professor Penny Buykx joins the School of Humanities and Social Science

Associate Professor Penny Buykx has joined the School of Humanities and Social Science and the Healthy Communities and Social Futures Cluster.

Emmerson collection of books

News • 3 May 2019

UON led team examines rare collection of books

Early modern literature scholar Professor Ros Smith will lead a team of researchers on a project that will examine the previously untapped resource of the Emmerson Collection.

News • 26 Apr 2019

Podcast from the School of Humanities and Social Science – The Human Experience

The School of Humanities and Social Science (HASS) has launched a new podcast known as ‘The Human Experience’.

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 • 15 Apr 2019

Centre for 21st Century Humanities leads development of ground breaking software platform

The University of Newcastle’s Centre for 21st Century Humanities (C21CH) is leading the development of a powerful software platform called the ‘Time-Layered Cultural Map of Australia’ (TLCMap).

Dr Greg Blyton with VR headset

News • 12 Apr 2019

Virtual reality unearths ancient Indigenous artefacts

Modern technology is providing a glimpse into the world’s oldest surviving culture, with 3D digital scanning and virtual reality re-creating a 6,500-year-old archaeological site in Newcastle, Australia.