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University recognised for ongoing efforts to achieve gender equality

University recognised for ongoing efforts to achieve gender equality

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

The University of Newcastle has again been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.  This is the sixth consecutive year the University has been recognised by the Workplace for Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for progress in areas such as leadership, flexible working, preventing harassment and discrimination and targets for improving gender equality outcomes.

International symposium celebrates women's Day

International symposium celebrates women's Day

Monday, 15 August 2016

The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education co-hosted an international symposium in South Africa that coincided with National Women’s Day to discuss issues around gender equity in higher education.

Australian Feminist Studies launches innovative mentoring scheme for new academic writers

Australian Feminist Studies launches innovative mentoring scheme for new academic writers

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Faculty of Education and Arts scholars Professor Lisa Adkins and Associate Professor Maryanne Dever were recently appointed editors-in-chief of the journal Australian Feminist Studies.

UON Professor gives opening keynote at prestigious international conference

UON Professor gives opening keynote at prestigious international conference

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

On 5 March 2015, University of Newcastle (UON) Sociologist Professor Lisa Adkins gave the opening keynote address to the annual conference of the Westermarck Society, the Finnish Sociological Association, held at the University of Helsinki before a record seven hundred delegates.