Deep Time Project

  The Deep Time Project is a University of Newcastle initiative to create an immersive 3D VR simulation of a 6,700 year old archaeological dig of an ancient Aboriginal factory site uncovered in Newcastle West in 2009. Over 5,500 artefacts were discovered on the site by archaeologists working with Awabakal Aboriginal traditional custodians. It is … More Deep Time Project

Congratulations to Dr Ann Hardy and Peter Langton 2017 UON Industry Award Recipients

On Wednesday 15th November 2017, the University of Newcastle held its inaugural Industry and Employability Awards in the University Gallery. Peter Langton, Faculty of Education and Arts student in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab, Cultural Collections, Auchmuty Library won the 2017 Work Integrated Learning Student of the Year and Dr Ann Hardy, his GLAMx … More Congratulations to Dr Ann Hardy and Peter Langton 2017 UON Industry Award Recipients

Natural History Illustration Field Studies & Culture Class NHIL3004 visits the historic sites of Newcastle and Beyond

On the 6th October 2017  the University of Newcastle (Australia)’s Natural History Illustration Field Studies & Culture Class NHIL3004 visited the historic sites of Newcastle. Under the supervision of Dr Bernadette Drabsch, the students were introduced to a variety of important places on a walking tour including Christ Church Cathedral, the former Parsonage site, the … More Natural History Illustration Field Studies & Culture Class NHIL3004 visits the historic sites of Newcastle and Beyond

NEWYhistory App

  The NEWYhistory App is available to Download for FREE on GOOGLE PLAY or APPLE STORE . The NEWYhistory App was officially launched at NewSpace Campus on Monday 6th November at the Hunter Living Histories meeting. In March 2017 Jarred Casely (UON educ. student) was engaged on the project and created the digital architecture for … More NEWYhistory App

NBN Television Archive-1988 Project

In September our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab. He worked on the NBN Television archive with mentors Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) digitising various forms of material from 1988, including BVU tapes, Index cards and listing … More NBN Television Archive-1988 Project

OCTAPOD Archival Project – Celebrating 20 years

The OCTAPOD Archival Project was undertaken by Freya Montefiore, UON student on placement at the GLAMx Lab, Auchmuty Library. This collaborative project between Octapod and Cultural Collections project was initiated by Christina Robberds, Director of OCTAPOD to help mark the organisations 20th anniversary.  We were pleased to be able to assist by engaging and supporting … More OCTAPOD Archival Project – Celebrating 20 years