The University of Newcastle, Australia
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News • 23 Nov 2020

Four Newcastle researchers selected for funding boost

University of Newcastle researchers have received more than $1.6m in grants from the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.

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News • 20 Nov 2020

EVENT: Newcastle turns orange to challenge violence against women

Civic Park and the University of Newcastle’s NUspace building will light up orange on 25 November as Novocastrians join the international community to confront violence against women in our communities.

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News • 19 Nov 2020

University of Newcastle student internationally framed for spooky photographic series

A Newcastle student has been recognised on the international stage for a photographic series exploring the concept of death and mortality.

Alumni Excellence Awards

News • 17 Nov 2020

Trailblazers celebrated in 2020 Alumni Excellence Awards

A world-leading researcher and advocate for Indigenous health, a 'match-maker’ for species conservationists, a 'Power 50' in the Australian music industry and the co-host of Australia’s first all Indigenous breakfast show are among the 2020 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence recipients.

Umit Kurt

News • 15 Nov 2020

New DECRA to examine mass violence of Ottoman Empire

An historian of the modern Middle East, with a research focus on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire will join the Centre for the Study of Violence under a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

Employability Excellence Awards

News • 12 Nov 2020

Inaugural employability excellence achievers unveiled

The students, staff, businesses and community partners who inspire the University of Newcastle’s reputation for producing work-ready graduates have been recognised in the institution’s inaugural Employability Excellence Awards.

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News • 10 Nov 2020

Virtual window into students’ creative minds: Festival X

A virtual gallery, live performances, short films, animation, documentaries and much more will light up the virtual world this weekend as Festival X brings together a digital celebration of student creativity.

Victoria Cross

News • 15 Oct 2020

PhD student’s thesis wins 2020 CEW Bean Prize

Former PhD student with the Centre for the Study of Violence, Bryce Abraham, has been awarded the 2020 CEW Bean Prize for his thesis “Valore Australis: Constructions of Australian Military Heroism from Sudan to Vietnam.”

Lyndall Ryan

News • 15 Oct 2020

Professor Lyndall Ryan recognised as one of the world’s most influential historians

Member of the Centre for the Study of Violence Professor Lyndall Ryan has received an honourable mention in a list of the world’s most influential historians.

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News • 13 Oct 2020

Quality Teaching Academy launched

Teachers across Australia will have access to high-quality professional development and a suite of evidence-based resources with the launch of the Quality Teaching Academy today.

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News • 5 Oct 2020

New research reveals the challenging experiences of young hospitality workers

Unique qualitative research led by members of the Newcastle Youth Studies Network has revealed the systematic inequalities and exploitation young hospitality workers are subjected to.

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News • 1 Oct 2020

Our researchers recognised in The Australian’s Research 2020 magazine

The Australian's Research 2020 magazine paid tribute to several University of Newcastle researchers for their track record of excellence and contribution to their fields.