The University of Newcastle, Australia

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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.

News • 30 Oct 2019

Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture

On 17 May, the Newcastle Law School hosted the Hon Justice Robert McClelland for the annual Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture. The Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture is delivered by an eminent lawyer each academic year and is one of the key events for staff and students on the law school calendar.

News • 30 Oct 2019

International Climate Change Law and Policy Course

The Newcastle Law School is offering a free online course on International Climate Change Law and Policy, coordinated by Dr. Elena Aydos (Newcastle Law School, UON), Dr. Sven Rudolph (Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University) and Professor Christopher Kellett (School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, UON).

News • 20 Mar 2019

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

As national conversations around the treatment of the elderly continue, academics from the University of Newcastle are supporting legal practitioners to act as another line of defence to better identify and combat elder abuse.


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Event • 6 Dec 2019 at 5:15pm

Newcastle Law School Dispute Resolution WALKshop

Falling off the DR Cliffs? To what extent are impartiality and self-determination still key values of mediation? Dispute resolution practitioners new and old will discuss these significant topics while walking…