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Research examines older people’s engagement with creative and physical activities

Research examines older people’s engagement with creative and physical activities

Friday, 15 November 2019

Identifying barriers and enablers to lifetime engagement with creative and physical activities.

Classics and Ancient History PhD Travel Scholarship Opportunity

Classics and Ancient History PhD Travel Scholarship Opportunity

Friday, 15 November 2019

$5000 scholarship for travel costs to Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Croatia, Cyprus.

Success for Criminology students receiving job offers before graduating

Friday, 15 November 2019

Work placement opportunities lead to full time jobs.

Free legal clinic to support community’s vulnerable older people

Free legal clinic to support community’s vulnerable older people

Friday, 15 November 2019

Some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – are benefiting from a new free community legal service established by Newcastle Law School in Newcastle and Gosford.

Great Hammerhead Shark is top of the food chain – new study

Great Hammerhead Shark is top of the food chain – new study

Friday, 15 November 2019

Crucial information about the Great Hammerhead Shark that underlines their importance for the Australian coastal ecosystem has been uncovered by marine ecologists at the University of Newcastle.

Mental health leader hailed on Hunter research’s night of nights

Mental health leader hailed on Hunter research’s night of nights

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Nationally renowned mental health trailblazer Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was named the 2019 Researcher of the Year at tonight’s annual HMRI Awards Night, capping a stellar evening in which over $10 million in grant funding was announced or acknowledged.

Investment to support female researchers

Investment to support female researchers

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Ten promising University of Newcastle researchers have received funding to support the development of their academic careers.

International expert Prof Lynn McAlpine to present at colloquium on doctoral learning

International expert Prof Lynn McAlpine to present at colloquium on doctoral learning

Monday, 11 November 2019

Scholar to present on the role of the PhD in addressing global challenges.