Friday, 23 November 2018
A humanities challenge for schools, educational podcasts, a new poetry event and a social enterprise for times of crisis are some of the winning pitches delivered at the Humanities Startup Workshop held on November 9th at New Space.
Friday, 9 November 2018
Halloween is fast becoming a new tradition that Australians follow, but it also has a reputation as a crass import that some Australians love to hate. But how did an ancient Celtic tradition become a holiday centred on door knocking for lollies?
Monday, 22 October 2018
A project from School of Creative Industries researcher Dr Gillian Arrighi has brought to life the lavish original 1891 interior of a forgotten Newcastle icon, the Victoria Theatre, through a virtual reality recreation.
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Saturday, 6 October 2018
Education Not Detention: Academics for Refugees National Day of Action
17 October is a National Day of Action across university campuses to call for the end of the offshore processing regime. It is supported and promoted by the NTEU and Academics for Refugees.
We welcome staff and students of the University of Newcastle to participate in (or simply lend your support to) a number of actions taking place on Callaghan Campus on Wednesday 17 October from 12pm.
Monday, 1 October 2018
More than 30 delegates from both the academic community and wider Newcastle community attended the recent Surveilling Minds and Bodies: Sexualities, Medicine and the Law in Australasian Contexts conference, held at The University of Newcastle’s NeW Space on 12-13 September.
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Tuesday 9 October at 6pm historians Caroline Schneider and Dr Hans Lukas Kieser will present an expansion of the research contained within the Long Shadows exhibition concerning the Yazidi and the modern Middle East.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Got a great idea that will help humanity? Need funding to get it off the ground?