Faculty of Education and Arts

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National approach to nurturing higher education aspirations

National approach to nurturing higher education aspirations

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

The Australian Government has appointed a University of Newcastle (UON) research team to lead a national approach to teacher professional learning that will build teachers’ capacities to support students from low socio-economic status (SES) backgrounds in aspiring to, and pursuing, a higher education.

UON Sociology Professor awarded prestigious Fellowship

UON Sociology Professor awarded prestigious Fellowship

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

University of Newcastle Sociology Professor and Academy of Finland Distinguished Professor Lisa Adkins has been awarded a prestigious National Library of Australia Fellowship for 2018. The Fellowship was one of only nine awarded in the round.

New exhibition curated by PhD candidate

New exhibition curated by PhD candidate

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

A  new  exhibition  opening  at The  Lock­Up  explores  the  ways  contemporary Aboriginal  and  Torres  Strait  Islander artists  are  responding  to  the  resurgence in  traditional  practices  and  their  place within  the  contemporary  cultural  context.

UON researchers shine in 2017 NHMRC funding

UON researchers shine in 2017 NHMRC funding

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

University of Newcastle researchers have secured more than $6 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, including almost $2.5 million for a world-first research centre to test the effectiveness and safety around medicinal applications of a range of cannabinoids.

Hunter Valley industry supports the humanities

Hunter Valley industry supports the humanities

Friday, 6 October 2017

A board of six local industry representatives is supporting the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, delivering advice and guidance to ensure the Centre delivers impact and engagement locally.

Mentor program supports Early Career Researchers

Mentor program supports Early Career Researchers

Friday, 6 October 2017

The Centre for 21st Century Humanities has kicked off a program to nurture early career researchers (ECR’s). Five ECRs have been selected to participate in the program that will see them mentored by senior academics and up-skilled in the growing area of digital humanities.

Software success for UoN’s Early Modern Women Research Network

Software success for UoN’s Early Modern Women Research Network

Friday, 6 October 2017

In an acknowledgment of UoN’s research leadership in the field of early modern women’s writing, the Early Modern Women Research Network (EMWRN) has been asked to share their digital archive software with leading Renaissance literature academics at Northwestern University, USA.

Laureate Professorship honours quality teaching

Laureate Professorship honours quality teaching

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

In a significant acknowledgement of outstanding career achievements and impact, the University of Newcastle (UON) has named Professor Jennifer Gore its first female Laureate Professor.