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Researchers jump to action to save threatened frog species

Researchers jump to action to save threatened frog species

Thursday, 24 January 2019

As part of a new conservation initiative, community members in the Sydney Basin area will learn to identify frogs by their call.

Work starts on world-class biorefinery for the Hunter

Work starts on world-class biorefinery for the Hunter

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Work has started on the first bio-renewables research facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere which will put the Hunter region on the map as a national hub for bio-renewables research, development and commercialisation.

Rock pool risk rating flows from Newcastle research

Rock pool risk rating flows from Newcastle research

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

University of Newcastle research has shaped the creation of a new public warning system for one of the State’s most dangerous tourist hot spots – the Figure Eight Pools at Royal National Park.

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The NSW Government will invest $2.4 million in a statewide rollout of the University of Newcastle’s award-winning lifestyle program Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE).

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator and the co-founder and Training Director of The High Conflict Institute. In October, the Newcastle Law School hosted Bill’s two professional development workshops on managing high conflict personalities for postgraduate law students, and for members of the legal community.

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

On 17th October, the Newcastle Law School hosted guest presenters Alexis Cahalan and Janine Liang from Thomas Miller Law and Barrister and Law School alumnus Rhea Thrift (pictured) to provide local practitioners and students with a practical introduction to maritime law in Australia and how it regulates marine transport and trade.

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Monday, 3 December 2018

In a progressive move to expedite the journey to equality in the workplace, the University of Newcastle has introduced a Gender Equality Leadership Pledge, inviting all staff to support the initiative.