Another day, another example of sexism in the media. It seems barely a day goes by without some new example of a professional woman in the public sphere being asked the sort of question that would never be asked of her male counterpart. Take for example Amal Alamuddin, human rights lawyer in her own right, […]
The University of Newcastle is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. UON is proud of our history of equity and diversity and remain committed to narrowing the gender gap.
The University of Newcastle celebrated exceptional ‘Gamechangers’ at the 2014 Alumni Awards. Our graduates are at the cutting edge of innovation in research and practise, nationally and internationally.
The federal government’s Commonwealth Scholarship scheme will benefit elite universities at the expense of institutions that attract students from poor, disadvantaged and regional backgrounds, a leading vice-chancellor says.
The future of Newcastle connected and creative | A MAJOR challenge for Newcastle and the city redevelopment is that we fall significantly below the state norms for the number of creative entrepreneurs and professional services workers as a proportion of the total workforce.
There is good news too for those who may be still considering their future career options. There is time to secure a place at a world-class university (according to both the Times Higher Education World University and QS World University Rankings) with 85 degree programs still open for late round applications.
A free ‘stop bullying with University of Newcastle’ seminar was organised for parents featuring presentations from Freerk Ykema, and some of the Australian instructors. Listen to Master Instructors talk about the program’s effective anti-bullying strategies.
University of Newcastle is a proud supporter of the upcoming Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games, which promises to both impress and inspire communities across the Hunter region and the world from Sunday 1st December.
Citizen scientists will use a novel mobile phone application as part of an initiative of the Wildlife Biodiversity Co-operative Research Centre Bid, a consortium of 40 institutions led by the University of Newcastle, to help reintroduce lost predators in Australia. “Re-establishing lost carnivores has been undertaken in several regions internationally, for example the return of […]
Parts of Australia are prone to intense, uncontrollable fires that can have the same intensity as severe thunderstorm activity. University of Newcastle meteorologist Martin Babakhan explains to SBS what scientists call “extreme fire behaviour” and the characteristics that make it particularly dangerous.