Education and Arts Research

Research in our Schools

Faculty Research Groups
Priority Research Centres
Physical Activity and Nutrition

Physical Activity and Nutrition

The Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition investigates physical activity and nutrition for population health, with particular emphasis on education and health promotion strategies for chronic disease prevention, treatment and wellbeing.

Research Programs
Teachers & Teaching Research Centre

Teachers & Teaching Research Centre

The Teachers and Teaching Research Centre at the University of Newcastle, Australia, aims to achieve high quality research, training and knowledge translation in the development and testing of interventions and innovations that will be used and sustained in the practice of teaching and teacher development across a broad range of contexts.

Research Training and Transformational Knowledge

Research Training and Transformational Knowledge

Research Training and Transformational Knowledge research is focused on understanding the development of research and higher order problem solving skills.

Faculty Research Groups
Comparative and International Education

Comparative and International Education

Comparative and International Education Group University of Newcastle (CIEGUN) brings together a critical mass of established comparative researchers exploring global educational policies and alternatives for contemporary times.

Digital Identity, Curation and Education (DICE)

Digital Identity, Curation and Education (DICE)

Digital Identity, Curation and Education (DICE) is a network of scholars interested in digital identity, digital footprint, curation of online presence, and serious games for learning

Early Childhood Education and Care

Early Childhood Education and Care

Internationally, early childhood eduction research is a strong and flourishing endeavor. Politically, early childhood education and care has been the focus of significant new policy and provision developments.

Historical Experience | Representation | Media | Education | Society

Historical Experience | Representation | Media | Education | Society

Historical Experience, Representation, Media, Education, Society (HERMES) is an interdisciplinary research group based at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Its two main lines of research concern historical consciousness and history education.
University Centres
Study of Research Training and Impact - SORTI

Study of Research Training and Impact - SORTI

The Centre for the Study of Research Training and Impact (SORTI) is focused on understanding and developing research and higher order problem solving skills, and the impact of research training and research outcomes in a wide variety of contexts.

Journals
Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology

Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology

The Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology (AJEDP) is a double blind peer reviewed online journal, publishing research and scholarly reports from the broad areas of educational and developmental psychology.

Education Sciences

Education Sciences

Education Sciences is a scholarly international open access journal. It publishes extended full-length research papers that have the scope to substantively address current issues in education.

University Institutes and Centres

Centre for 21st Century Humanities

Centre for 21st Century Humanities

The Centre for 21st Century Humanities is focussed on three key themes of e-research, impact, and crossing disciplines. Our vision is that by 2020 the University of Newcastle will be known for a significant concentration of excellence in the humanities to complement its distinction in science, engineering and medicine.

History of Violence

History of Violence

The Centre for the History of Violence is a world-first collaboration that applies new historical knowledge to advance humanity's understanding of violence. Members of the Centre explore every aspect of the history of violence, including concepts of violence, representations of violence, questions of interpersonal violence and issues of political and cultural violence.

Literary and Linguistic Computing

Literary and Linguistic Computing

The Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing (CLLC) was established to continue the development and application of statistical and computing tools for the analysis of (literary) texts.

Research Groups

Early Modern Women Research Network

Early Modern Women Research Network

The Early Modern Women's Research Network (EMWRN) was established by Associate Professor Rosalind Smith and Dr Patricia Pender in 2007. Comprising scholars from Australia, New Zealand and the UK, the network has rapidly developed an international reputation for engineering innovative productive research collaborations'.

ELDTA Linguistics Research Program

ELDTA Linguistics Research Program

The University of Newcastle is home to linguistics scholars with expertise in documenting diverse endangered languages, and in diverse theoretical and applied areas of research.

Newcastle Youth Studies Group

Newcastle Youth Studies Group

The Newcastle Youth Studies Group examines inequalities that affect young people's lives across national and international contexts. It has a particular focus on Australia, South-East Asia and the Pacific

Social Work

Social Work

Led by Professor Mel Gray from the School of Humanities and Social Science, the Social Work Research Program has established a strong track record and an Excellence in Research for Australia ranking of 'well above world standard'.

Speech Pathology

Speech Pathology

The Speech pathology discipline is distinctive in its diversity (speech, language, fluency, disability, aphasia) and focus on the impact of communication disorders and disabilities in everyday life and on key stakeholders supporting them in education, health and employment.

Wine Studies Research Network

Wine Studies Research Network

Wine studies research is a humanities and social science-based field at University of Newcastle. Cross-discipline collaboration in this field includes scholars from history, social science, business and tourism.