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Dr Arrighi’s research and journal receive top accolades

Dr Arrighi’s research and journal receive top accolades

Monday, 13 August 2018

Creative and performing arts researcher with the Centre for 21stCentury Humanities and the School of Creative Industries, Dr Gillian Arrighi, has received two prestigious awards for her research into the role of children in the entertainment industry and popular entertainment.

ARC funding expands research in microbiology and the humanities

ARC funding expands research in microbiology and the humanities

Friday, 3 August 2018

Two outstanding mid-career researchers from the University of Newcastle have received almost $2 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships to advance their research discoveries in the fields of microbiology and the humanities.

Massacres on Australia’s colonial frontier climb to 250

Massacres on Australia’s colonial frontier climb to 250

Friday, 27 July 2018

The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander massacres verified and recorded on an online digital map has risen to 240, following an influx of valuable information and evidence from regional communities around Australia.

Conference to examine surveillance of sexualities

Conference to examine surveillance of sexualities

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

What has happened over the past 70 years that has led to today’s cultures of surveillance of gay and lesbian sexualities? That’s the question that will be dissected by world-renowned historians at a conference to be held at NeW Space on 12 – 13 September 2018.

Blacksmith Repair Day pushes back against consumer culture

Blacksmith Repair Day pushes back against consumer culture

Monday, 2 July 2018

Around 200 people from around Maitland brought their metal items in for repair at the first ever Blacksmith Repair Day held recently in Branxton.

Professor Hugh Craig caps a 40 year career as Professor Emeritus

Professor Hugh Craig caps a 40 year career as Professor Emeritus

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Professor Hugh Craig – a pioneer of the digital humanities in Australia, a generous teacher and mentor and one of the University of Newcastle’s most respected leaders - is retiring after a 40-year career.

Napoleon’s last days examined in new book

Napoleon’s last days examined in new book

Monday, 18 June 2018

Director of the Centre for the History of Violence and member of the Centre for 21st Century HumanitiesProfessor Philip Dwyer has published a third and final book in his series looking at the life, death and legacy of French military leader, Napoleon Bonaparte.

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The Hunter and surrounding community is invited to bring their old metal items and have them repaired at the inaugural blacksmith repair day being hosted in Branxton this Saturday 16 June by local blacksmith artist and sculptor, Will Maguire.