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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.

Madeline Muddle

News • 11 Mar 2020

Student success in national essay competition

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

awards ceremony

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).

image of Professor Lisa Toohey

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.

beach side law clinic

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.

International visit group photo

News • 5 Dec 2019

International exchanges

Newcastle Law School is committed to taking a global perspective in our teaching and research.

News • 15 Nov 2019

Free legal clinic to support community’s vulnerable older people

Some of the most vulnerable people in our society – older people – are benefiting from a new free community legal service established by Newcastle Law School in Newcastle and Gosford.

News • 30 Oct 2019

Newcastle Law School Visit Brazil

In late 2017 Dr Elena Aydos and Ann Apps took 11 Newcastle Law School students to study comparative environmental law in Brazil.

News • 30 Oct 2019

Public Seminar - Unfair Trading Practice and Supermarket Power

The Newcastle Law School and the Newcastle Business School jointly hosted the public seminar ‘Unfair trading practices and supermarket power: comparing regulatory challenges in the EU and Australia’ by Dr Victoria Daskalova, an Assistant Professor in Law, Governance & Technology at the University of Twente in the Netherlands.

News • 30 Oct 2019

International Connections in Kenya

Cultural Immersion programs are instrumental in achieving UON and Faculty goals of internationalising the curriculum and building global citizenship in our students.

News • 30 Oct 2019

Research Project concludes with a toolkit for legal practitioners to identify and act on elder abuse

Professor John Anderson and Shaun McCarthy were part of a team of researchers who recently completed a pilot project to improve screening and intervention through a health-legal collaboration as part of the broader ‘Action on Elder Abuse” research work.


Crossed arms and people arguing

Event • 27 May 2020 at 12:00am

High Conflict in Law: An Introduction

Location: Free online short course | Duration: 3 weeks | Effort: 1-2 hours per week | Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 | Subject: Law | Level: IntroductoryLearn more about…

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Event • 10 Jun 2020 at 12:00am

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…