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NUspace lit up orange

News • 25 Nov 2021

NUspace and Civic Park light up orange to start 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

The University of Newcastle’s NUspace building and Civic Park will light up in orange this Thursday to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women.

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News • 22 Nov 2021

Purai Members recognised in College Excellence Awards

Purai Global Indigenous History Centre congratulates five of its members for being included as outstanding recipients of the College of Human and Social Futures Awards.

News • 28 Oct 2021

Hunter, Illawarra and Far West residents invited to share energy goals

As world leaders commence conversations in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, residents of the Hunter, Illawarra and Far West are being asked to contribute their thoughts on the future of energy in New South Wales.

News • 11 Oct 2021

Name. Narrate. Navigate. A new way to combat youth violence

A significant funding boost will expand learnings from the Name.Narrate.Navigate (NNN) pilot program – a preventive-intervention program developed to address the significant, yet underserviced, issue of youth violence.

Featured story • 17 Sep 2021

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity in ‘Social Sciences Week 2021 ‘by hosting three world-renowned intellectuals: Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh and Gar Alperovitz

HSC Support and Advice

News • 3 Sep 2021

Advice and support for COVID-19 impacted HSC students 

With year 12 students preparing for one of the most disrupted HSC periods in history, a leading education expert provides advice for coping with exam pressure and cautions perceptions that an ATAR is the only path to university.

News • 22 Jul 2021

Design at the he(art) of $24M hub to advance personalised medicine

In a win for the nation’s personalised healthcare capability, the University of Newcastle has been announced as a key partner in the establishment of a new $24 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Research Hub led by the University of New South Wales.

L-R: Ms Siobhan Curran, Senior Manager, University of Newcastle Integrated Innovation Network; Ms Valentina Misevska, COO Hunter Central Coast Development Corp., Hon. Taylor Martin, NSW MLC for the Hunter Region; Prof Alex Zelinsky, Vice Chancellor University of Newcastle; Cr Nuatali Nelmes, Lord Mayor, City of Newcastle; Prof Paul Eggelstone, Head of School of Creative Industries; Prof John Fischetti, Pro Vice Chancellor, College of Human and Social Futures; Mr Damian Burke, Capital Project Director, Q Building; Mr Jonathon Russell, Q Biulding Construction Manager, Hansen Yuncken; Mr Matt Bandy, Newcastle Business Development Manager, Hansen Yuncken; Mr Anthony Furniss, Lead Architect – Q Building, EJE Architects

News • 31 May 2021

University of Newcastle unveils its future for creative studies, innovation and entrepreneurship at Honeysuckle

The University of Newcastle will soon welcome the region’s next generation of creative artists, songwriters, animators and innovators to its Honeysuckle City Campus site - with the handover of keys on the Q Building project this week.

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News • 28 Apr 2021

Queer Newcastle in the '50s to '80s – Your experience counts

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are seeking to uncover some of the hidden histories of relations between members of the LGBTQ+ community and police between 1950 and 1980.

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News • 23 Mar 2021

Bringing unheard voices back into collective memory

Distinguished Professor Larissa Behrendt AO delivered the inaugural John Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture at University House to an on-line and face-to-face audience of over 180, on 17 March 2021 as part of the Purai Global Indigenous History Centre showcase.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.