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$1.5 million project aiming to deliver ‘precision rehabilitation’

$1.5 million project aiming to deliver ‘precision rehabilitation’

Thursday, 6 December 2018

A new decision-making tool being developed in a major research project at the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute is set to give patients better and more personalised rehabilitation interventions after knee replacement surgery.

Grant awarded to investigate Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in Schools

Grant awarded to investigate Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies in Schools

Thursday, 6 December 2018

A/Prof Erica Southgate and her team have been funded by the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training to conduct the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Emerging Technologies in School Project.

Become a Peer Mentor

Become a Peer Mentor

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Remember what it was like when you started at uni? Apply to be a UON Peer Mentor to make the journey so much easier for someone in their first few weeks of study.

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The NSW Government will invest $2.4 million in a statewide rollout of the University of Newcastle’s award-winning lifestyle program Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE).

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Managing High Conflict Personalities

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator and the co-founder and Training Director of the High Conflict Institute. In October, the Newcastle Law School hosted Bill’s two professional development workshops on managing high conflict personalities for postgraduate law students, and for members of the legal community.

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

A View from the Bridge - An Introduction to Maritime Law

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

On 17th October, the Newcastle Law School hosted guest presenters Alexis Cahalan and Janine Liang from Thomas Miller Law and Barrister and Law School alumnus Rhea Thrift (pictured) to provide local practitioners and students with a practical introduction to maritime law in Australia and how it regulates marine transport and trade.

Education Showcase shines a light on teaching and learning

Education Showcase shines a light on teaching and learning

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The first Educator Network Showcase was held on Thursday 22 November, attracting more than 120 delegates from across the institution.  Hosted in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, in a recently refurbished TEAL, the event was the final Educator Network event for 2018.