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News • 1 Jul 2020

The Role of Cooperatives in Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific Countries

Ann Apps was invited to present at a workshop “The Role of Cooperatives in Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific Countries” hosted by UNDESA in Nadi, Fiji on March 4th.

News • 1 Jul 2020

Cooperatives in Development – People-centred Businesses in Action

Newcastle Law School academic joins Partnership project between the International Co-operative Alliance and the European Commission.

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News • 1 May 2020

Law in Lockdown - a Newcastle Law School podcast

The NLS explores the impact of COVID-19 on the legal community.

News • 29 Apr 2020

Associate Professor Amy Maguire on understanding the human rights issues of the Covid-19 pandemic

Law School academic helps to shape public understanding regarding human rights issues during the pandemic.

News • 8 Apr 2020

Teaching Algorithms to Lawyers - a Webinar by Dr Khaled Dika

The Newcastle Law School welcomed Dr Khaled Dika from the University of Paris to discuss teaching algorithms to lawyers.

Taylah Gray

News • 8 Apr 2020

Indigenous Scholar Flourishing Thanks to People Like You

Final year Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Legal Practice student Taylah Gray is already making her mark on the world.

Madeline Muddle

News • 11 Mar 2020

Student success in national essay competition

NLS student wins first prize in CLTA Corporate Law Student Essay Prize

Elley Walmsley EMBA, Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Samantha Bremmell WiMBA and Susan Hood Empower Network.

News • 6 Mar 2020

International Women’s Day with the Equal Futures Project

With over 500 attendees, the International Women’s Day Breakfast run by the Equal Futures Project was a sold out event. The Equal Futures Project are Hunter based business leaders who are committed to diversity and achieving a more equitable and inclusive society.

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News • 26 Feb 2020

Newcastle educators shine in Australian Awards for University Teachers

Two University of Newcastle lecturers have received national recognition for teaching excellence, each awarded a highly acclaimed 2019 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT).

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News • 24 Feb 2020

Trade law researcher awarded prestigious Fulbright scholarship

Professor Lisa Toohey has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to further her research abroad. Professor Toohey’s research investigates the changing political dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region, and the impact they are having on the relations between Australia and the United States.

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News • 17 Jan 2020

Beachside clinic offers free legal advice to the community and bushfire victims

In the midst of the bushfire crisis, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s annual Law on the Beach pop-up clinic will soon kick off, offering people free legal advice on any law-related matter, including bushfire insurance claims.

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News • 19 Dec 2019

Building your expertise in dealing with high conflict personalities

One of the courses in the Master of Dispute Resolution is taught by Bill Eddy, a global expert in how to manage high conflict personalities and high conflict disputes.


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Event • 10 Jun 2020 - 8 Jul 2020

International Climate Change Law and Policy

Location: Free Online Short Course |Duration: 4 Weeks |Effort: 2-3 hours per week |Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 |Subject: Law |Level: Intermediate |Learn more about the course.Learn about the…