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“SolarTuk arrives in Newcastle after driving from Melbourne”, 2018

Last year PhD student, Eliza Crosbie, was featured in an article published in The Herald. Eliza was part of a team manning the three-wheeled, electric and solar-powered motor vehicle that travelling from Melbourne to Newcastle and beyond. You can read … Read More »

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Is this a housing system that cares? That’s the question for Australians and their new government

Kathy Mee had a co-authored article published in The Conversation this month. Check it out! (PS She didn’t choose the photo!)

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SHARING STORIES OF BEING LOST AND FOUND

WHERE AM I? SHARING STORIES OF BEING LOST AND FOUND.   Everyone has a story about a time when they’ve gotten lost. In fact, probably many stories. Getting lost, and finding your way again, seems to be an important part … Read More »

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Dr Paul Hodge & Dr Faith Curtis on Nurturing Strengths and Challenging Myths

Our Dr Paul Hodge and Dr Faith Curtis have put together an important report entitled ‘Nurturing Strengths, Challenging Myths: People seeking asylum and the role of support and advocacy organisations‘. It focusses on stories of practitioners in advocacy and support … Read More »

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New Year, More Development Studies!

Welcome to 2018! We hope all new and continuing students and staff had a relaxing and fun holiday season. We’re excited to be back with lots of great news on the horizon. We’ve got new degree programs starting with their … Read More »

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Dr Felix Ringel speaks at Postgraduate Day Workshop

On the 7th of December, The UON School of Environmental and Life Sciences (Geography and Environmental Studies) hosted the annual Postgraduate Day Workshop for 2017. Many colleagues and postgraduate students from Macquarie University visited to join in on the day’s … Read More »

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UON holds NSW Geography Honours/Masters Conference 2017

The UON School of Environmental and Life Sciences (Geography and Environmental Studies) were fortunate to host the annual NSW Geography Honours/Masters Conference on the 9th of November. This Honours/Masters Conference series first started as a way for postgraduate students to … Read More »

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Quiet Activism in Sydney’s Foodscapes: Associate Professor Andrew McGregor visits for Seminar Series

  We were fortunate to have Associate Professor Andrew McGregor from Macquarie University to present for our seminar series discussing ‘Prefigurative politics and plant-based food in the Anthropocene: quiet activism within Sydney’s foodscapes’.    Andrew’s research spans across development studies, human … Read More »

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ENVS3006 Field Trip: Hunter Businesses Putting Sustainability into Practice

The day wasn’t planned just to see the week-old baby goats, but they were the highlight of the excursion for many students (as you can see)! During the ENVS3006 Sustainability: Theory and Practice excursion, we visited and learned from local … Read More »

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Tully Hambridge at the Jakarta International Youth Program

In August Tully Hambridge had the amazing opportunity to attend the Jakarta International Youth Program. You may have met Tully in class, she is a current Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) student majoring in Human Geography and the Environment. She … Read More »

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