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Newcastle’s thriving poetry scene has a brand new publishing series

Newcastle’s thriving poetry scene has a brand new publishing series

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

University of Newcastle researcher and member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities Dr Trisha Pender will publish her first book of poetry this month.

Education Not Detention: Academics for Refugees National Day of Action

Education Not Detention: Academics for Refugees National Day of Action

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.

Conference examines surveillance of sexualities

Conference examines surveillance of sexualities

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.

Floor Talk: Caroline Scheider with Dr Hans Lukas Kieser

Floor Talk: Caroline Scheider with Dr Hans Lukas Kieser

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.

New ideas: Startup competition

New ideas: Startup competition

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Got a great idea that will help humanity? Need funding to get it off the ground?

Pitchfest: Connecting the humanities with industry

Pitchfest: Connecting the humanities with industry

Monday, 17 September 2018

An app that connects consumers with ethically made goods, a symposium on the humanities’ contribution to the future of humanity and a linguistics project that will preserve an endangered Torres Straits language were some of the projects that attracted funding and support at the University of Newcastle’s first ever humanities Pitchfest.

Massacres map wins best digital map 2018

Massacres map wins best digital map 2018

Monday, 17 September 2018

The Colonial Frontiers Massacres Map has won the best digital map award at the 2018 New Zealand Cartographic Society GeoCart Conference.

Floor Talk at the University Gallery - Dr Kate Ariotti

Floor Talk at the University Gallery - Dr Kate Ariotti

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

6PM Tuesday 18 September 
Floor Talk - Dr. Kate Ariotti: ANZAC POWS AND ARMENIAN GENOCIDE