Known colloquially as the ‘Choir of Hard Knockers’, the Breast Cancer Choir is a community music initiative between the Conservatorium and the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation.
Premiering as part of the 2015 Newcastle International Animation Festival, 31 July-1 August at Tower Cinemas.
Music endangerment is not just a research field for Dr Catherine Grant; she is an activist and interventionist for communities that are suffering the cultural loss of their music traditions.
UON PhD candidate Bliss Cavanagh's Tourettes diagnosis led her to embark on an investigation into the benefits of sensory environments which has resulted in PhD study and a successful retail business.
The University of Newcastle is a proud partner of the Newcastle Writers Festival, and once again many of our graduates, staff and students are participating in this year's event.
University of Newcastle (UON) Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate, Ahn Wells, has diversified her practice by moving out of the studio and into the gallery, establishing her own business in Hamilton.
Alexia Sinclair’s work is featured in The Art of Saving a Life – a new, online campaign from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commissioned to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation. More than 30 world-renowned...
This week on Engage we catch up with David Murray, whose research into the criminal and cultural history of convict Newcastle has resulted in a series of true crime vignettes, published online by UON’s Coal River Working Party research group.
This week on Engage Newcastle we’re catching up with Dr Kit Messham-Muir, senior lecturer in Art History at UON’s School of Creative Arts. Kit encourages us to get out and see art – in our galleries, in the streets – and engage with ideas....
Dylan Smyth is a graduate of Fine Art and Industrial Design from University of Newcastle who has a love for custom made books and the city of Newcastle.