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All divisions of the University are actively involved with improving equity and accessibility in higher education. Below is a snapshot of research in this field that has been carried out across numerous divisions, faculties and centres of the University of Newcastle.

It's About TimeProf Penny Jane Burke, Dr Anna BennettNCSEHE
Fair Connection to Professional CareersDr Erica SouthgateNCSEHE Equity Fellowship
Opportunity Through Online LearningDr Cathy StoneNCSEHE Equity Fellowship
Improving Indigenous participation, retention and success in Australian business-related higher educationNewcastle Business School HEPPP
A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of the equity strategies employed by Australian universities Central Queensland University HEPPP NPP
Building Statistical Literacy for Success in Higher EducationDr Peter Howley and Dr Elena Prieto-RodriguezHEPPP NPP
Enhancing University Retention & Success Through a Flipped Classroom Learning ModelDr Johanna MacneilHEPPP NPP
Equity & Medical EducationDr Robbert DuvivierHEPPP NPP
Guiding FuturesProf Jenny GoreHEPPP NPP
Indigenous Enabling: 'What Works'A/Prof Maree GruppettaHEPPP NPP
Live, Learn, GrowLouise RakHEPPP NPP
"Unlocking Capacity & Empowering Choices": Indigenous Students' AspirationsProf Max SmithHEPPP NPP
Yarning the WayA/Prof Maree Gruppetta and Dr Erica SouthgateHEPPP NPP
Enabling Better Engagement in Learning for All: Mapping UON's 'Enabling Pedagogy' in a conceptual frameworkDr Anna Bennett and Dr Sara Motta CEEHE Commissioned Project
A Community of Practice across Pre-undergraduate and Undergraduate Mathematics at UONDr Andrew Kepert CEEHE Commissioned Project
The ties that bindDr Sarah BankinsCEEHE ECR Fund
Diversity in the ProfessionDr Nicole ByrneCEEHE ECR Fund
Developing robust action-guiding theoryDr Daniella ForsterCEEHE ECR Fund
Domestic Violence and Higher Education Aspirations and ExperienceDr Georgina RamsayCEEHE ECR Fund
The role of higher education in enabling greater representation of Indigenous Australians in the management of professional sportDr Paul StolkCEEHE ECR Fund