News and events
News • 23 Mar 2021
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.
News • 8 Mar 2021
Emeritus Professor John Maynard’s reputation as a trailblazer is well-deserved so it is only fitting that this historian, whose journey began with researching his own family’s history, is honoured in the InauguralJohn Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture.
News • 9 Feb 2021
Academy Excellence: nomination of Purai members to Humanities Academy highlights the importance of global indigenous history
With the election of Purai’s joint Directors, Emeritus Professor John Maynard and Professor Victoria Haskins, to the Australian Academy of the Humanities late last year, the University of Newcastle’s Purai Indigenous Global History Centre now boasts four historians championing the contribution that humanities, arts and culture can make to national life.
News • 17 Dec 2020
To help address the health needs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across rural NSW, the University of Newcastle has launched a new Indigenous scholarship in the field of Speech Pathology.
News • 14 Dec 2020
The Future of Madness Network led by Professor Catharine Coleborne has had a busy year, despite the interruptions and challenges presented by the pandemic.
Event • 29 Apr 2021 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hear from founders and business leaders throughout the region as we explore the art of pitching.
Event • 3 May 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am
Find out first-hand what opportunities are available to bring your new product, process or service through the phases of “explore – experiment – accelerate – scale” right here in the Hunter.
Event • 5 May 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am
Join us at Startup Stories for an engaging session with one of Australia’s brightest medtech CEO’s and local Newcastle entrepreneur as she shares her insight into building a world-class company and scaling it across the globe.
Event • 11 May 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join this session to use and understand all things SCOPUS & SciVal.
Event • 18 May 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm
This session will provide practical advice to researchers interested in submitting an ARC Linkage Projects application. Please join us to for this opportunity to learn more and ask questions.
Event • 26 May 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
This session will provide you with an opportunity to refresh and optimise your Research Profile.
Event • 2 Jun 2021 from 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how you can utilise Web of Life and Incites.
Event • 17 Jun 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join this session to unpack metrics for quality journals.
Event • 24 Sep 2021
The University of Newcastle School of Humanities and Social Science, is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2021 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry or Lyrics.
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.