The University of Newcastle, Australia

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Smoke stacks

News • 8 Apr 2020

Dr Askland part of research project to study advocacy coalitions

Member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, anthropologist Dr Hedda Askland, is part of a new $418,828 multi-institutional research project led by Dr Alfonso M. Arranz at the University of Melbourne, which aims to better understand and utilise the mechanics of “advocacy coalitions” for low-carbon technologies.

Entrance to Wollar

News • 3 Apr 2020

Mining Voids: Extraction and emotion at the Australian coal frontier

Anthropologist with the School of Humanities and Social Science and member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Hedda Askland, has published a journal article with Cambridge University Press entitled Mining voids: Extraction and emotion at the Australian coal frontier.

Harry Reuben, Scholarship recipient

News • 8 Apr 2020

Chasing His Dream to Serve Others

Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services) student and Singapore Alumni Scholarship recipient, Harry Reuben is one semester away from completing his degree and one step closer to returning home to his community on Palm Island with his new knowledge and skills.

Professor Lyndall Ryan

News • 19 Mar 2020

Massacre Map Presentations to Canberra Audiences

Professor Lyndall Ryan, the leader of the team behind the Colonial Frontier Massacres Map has recently delivered several presentations in Canberra.

Julia Coffey

News • 12 Mar 2020

Listening across difference in feminist digital spaces

Is it possible to listen across difference in feminist digital spaces? That is the question being investigated by School of Humanities and Social Science researcher and member of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Julia Coffey.

Sexual assault kit

Event • 16 Apr 2020 at 12:00am

CANCELLED - Conference: Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry

Please note this event has been cancelled.An international, interdisciplinary symposium on the relationship between medicine, psychiatry and sexual violence to be held at the University of Newcastle on 16 –17…

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Event • 17 Jun 2020 at 12:00am

POSTPONED - ASPERA Conference 2020

RESCHEDULED DATE TBA.Due to the currently evolving public health situation the organisers have decided to place this event on hold until further notice. Updates will be provided as soon as…