The University of Newcastle, Australia

Major Funded Projects

Intangible cultural heritage across borders: laws, structures and strategies in China and its ASEAN neighbours

Intangible cultural heritage across borders: laws, structures and strategies in China and its ASEAN neighbours

This project brings together usually separate discourses in UNESCO, WIPO and other international organisations about intangible cultural heritage.

Food security and the governance of local knowledge in India and Indonesia

Food security and the governance of local knowledge in India and Indonesia

795 million people are undernourished, and they mostly rely on small farmers for food. This interdisciplinary project aims to protect these farmers from the twin challenges of multinational agribusiness and climate change.

Building an intellectual property system: the Indonesian experience

Building an intellectual property system: the Indonesian experience

This project will provide an independent assessment of the development of the Indonesian intellectual property system over the past thirty years.

Alternate pathways for young people who have perpetrated violence

Alternate pathways for young people who have perpetrated violence

Practitioner academics from the University of Newcastle have been awarded $582,361 by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services (DSS) to deliver an innovative, cross-sector initiative addressing the issue of interpersonal violence in the lives of young people (10 to 17 years of age).

Taking action: increasing advance personal planning by community-dwelling older adults

This ARC funded Project develops, implements and evaluates a community action model for the uptake of advanced personal planning among people 65 or over in the community.