Faculty of Education and Arts
News • 6 Jul 2020
Youth is a key period of transition with many challenges and issues for young people to contend with. A new book co-authored by University of Newcastle youth sociologist Dr Julia Coffey titled Youth Sociology helps break down and understand the pressures on youth today.
News • 2 Jul 2020
S A Hamed Hosseini, an expert in global studies from the School of Humanities and Social Science and the founder of Alternative Futures Research Network has led an international team of editors and authors to publish a novel handbook in the twin fields of globalisation and development studies: The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies.
News • 29 Jun 2020
Two Centre for 21st Century Humanities historians have delved into different aspects of the Spanish Flu pandemic, revealing little known histories which have become even more pertinent during the COVID-19 crisis.
News • 16 Jun 2020
Kylie Burrett shares her startup journey as co-founder of edtech company Design Nuts at I2N's Startup Stories
News • 10 Jun 2020
Forensic anthropologist and criminologist with the University of Newcastle, Dr Xanthé Mallett, has published a book which exposes Australia’s worst wrongful convictions.
News • 4 Jun 2020
The University of Newcastle's School of Humanities and Social Science is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2020 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics.
News • 4 Jun 2020
The tragic death of George Floyd on 25 May has once again emphasised the significance of bystander video distributed through social media as a police accountability mechanism, says University of Newcastle Criminologist, Dr Justin Ellis.
News • 14 May 2020
When COVID-19 restrictions meant the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) conference in April was cancelled, members of the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (ETCL) at the University of Victoria, Canada, created a virtual conference instead so that papers could still be presented and discussed.
News • 13 May 2020
As an inaugural recipient of a DVC(A) Merit List Award for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Lecturer in the School of Education, Dr Emma Shaw, shares how she uses modern teaching techniques to shape her students’ learning experience.
News • 12 May 2020
The award of the 2020-2021 Global Chair role to Professor Penny Jane Burke will support ongoing research collaboration with the University of Bath. Professor Burke will provide mentorship to colleagues in the UK and co-develop research projects and online courses.
News • 11 May 2020
Criminologist from the University of Newcastle, Dr Justin Ellis has recently published a co-authored journal article into the level of fear of crime in inner city Sydney, with Professor Murray Lee at the Sydney Law School and Professor Jonathan Jackson at the London School of Economics.
News • 7 May 2020
With COVID-19 restrictions forcing many in the hospitality industry out of work, Dr David Farrugia warns that now could be a time of crisis for young people whose identities are closely entangled with their work.