The University of Newcastle, Australia
Digital humanities symposiums speakers

News • 5 Dec 2019

Digital Humanities Symposium brings together top stylometry experts

A three-day symposium called ‘Digital research across the humanities’, at New Space was held on 28 to 30 November 2019, and was highly successful.

Professor Lyndall Ryan with the Colonial Frontier Massacre Map

News • 29 Nov 2019

University part of winning Walkley Award for coverage of Indigenous Affairs

The Killing Times, a collaboration between The Guardian Australia and the University of Newcastle’s Colonial Frontier Massacres research team has been awarded the 2019 Walkley Award for Coverage of Indigenous Affairs.

Naomi Goldenberg

News • 25 Nov 2019

Religion themed masterclass, conference and public event

The Centre for the Study of Violence and the School of Humanities and Social Science are hosting a variety of events in December around the of themes religion, sexuality and violence.

Professor Lyndall Ryan with the map of Australia showing the colonial massacres

News • 18 Nov 2019

True extent of colonial frontier massacres revealed as new sites added to interactive map

The true extent of massacres on the colonial frontier of Australia has been revealed by researchers at the University of Newcastle. Around 97 per cent of people killed in these massacres were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Helen English

News • 15 Nov 2019

Research examines older people’s engagement with creative and physical activities

Identifying barriers and enablers to lifetime engagement with creative and physical activities.

News • 15 Nov 2019

Classics and Ancient History PhD Travel Scholarship Opportunity

$5000 scholarship for travel costs to Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Croatia, Cyprus.

News • 15 Nov 2019

Success for Criminology students receiving job offers before graduating

Work placement opportunities lead to full time jobs.

News • 11 Nov 2019

International expert Prof Lynn McAlpine to present at colloquium on doctoral learning

Scholar to present on the role of the PhD in addressing global challenges.

Rural urban interface in the Tweed – © Selina Stillman

News • 7 Nov 2019

Farmers face unexpected challenges as they navigate modern life on the land

As drought concerns farmers across the country, new research has shown Australian farmers are facing other unexpected challenges as regional Australia continues to evolve and more people from cities escape to a life in the country.

News • 30 Oct 2019

Farmers face unexpected challenges as they navigate modern life on the land

As drought concerns farmers across the country, new research has shown Australian farmers are facing other unexpected challenges as regional Australia continues to evolve and more people from cities escape to a life in the country.

News • 28 Oct 2019

Industry partnerships help fund research to future proof the cinema industry

Research will enhance the cinema going experience.

News • 25 Oct 2019

Centre fosters important discussion on artificial intelligence and the future of humanity

Understanding the impact artificial intelligence is having on humanity now and into the future.

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