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Prof Tania Sourdin in the Law Library

News • 24 Nov 2020

Robots don black cap for lower court judges

Professor Tania Sourdin predics that simple civil cases will be decided by computer systems in the future

News • 4 Nov 2020

Launch event: Older Persons Legal Clinic

A free legal clinic to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – will officially launch at an event on Thursday with the NSW Attorney General, The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP.

News • 13 Oct 2020

Lessons Learnt: Special Issue report filters global best practices on COVID-19 response

A panel of experts have ‘filtered’ the most compelling policy and technology responses to COVID-19 worldwide, as governments continue to grapple with the devastating impacts of the pandemic.

researcher, Francesco, with view overlooking Newcastle city

News • 12 Oct 2020

Global discussion on the future of healthcare systems amid COVID-19

There is no doubt COVID-19 has burdened healthcare systems across the world but what can be learnt from this?

New Scholarship for Indigenous Law Students

News • 14 Sep 2020

New Scholarship For Indigenous Law Students

A new scholarship to help Indigenous students realise their ambition to study law has been launched thanks to the generous support of the Newcastle Bar Association.

image of lead researcher

News • 1 Sep 2020

Public organisations that manage complaints well reap the rewards, new research finds

For the first time, public sector organisations can now measure the social returns on complaint handling, revealing the holistic value of effective customer care. New research, conducted for the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP) Australia by the University of Newcastle, has found that for every dollar that a public organisation spends on effectively handling complaints, the organisation can reap up to a $5 return on investment (ROI).

Prof Tania Sourdin in the Law Library

News • 31 Aug 2020

Machine-enhanced decision making; and clapping, flapping drones

Professor Tania Sourdin talks to ABC Radio National about her work on justice apps

student, Gabby, sitting at NUSpace

News • 28 Aug 2020

Transformative early entry into Law supports people from a refugee background

As a driving force for equity in higher education, the University of Newcastle has launched Australia’s first scheme to offer people from a refugee background the opportunity to gain early entry to study Law.

Prof Tania Sourdin in the Law Library

News • 28 Jul 2020

Professor Tania Sourdin says there is a need for cheaper and smarter dispute resolution options in family law

Professor Tania Sourdin in the Newcastle Herald discusses using apps for family dispute resolution

Prof Tania Sourdin

News • 22 Jul 2020

People are using artificial intelligence to help sort out their divorce. Would you?

Would you let an AI help sort out your divorce?

Prof Tania Sourdin

News • 10 Jul 2020

Courts not ready for post-COVID world

Professor Tania Sourdin on legal systems in the post-COVID world.

UNDESA logo

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.

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