Emeritus Professor Ronald Godfrey Tanner & Collected Papers

Composed By Peter Vincent Langton, University of Newcastle (Student, Bachelor of Arts)   Ronald Godfrey Tanner was born on the 24th of September, 1927, in Brisbane Queensland, Australia. He was an only child and very little is known about his parents. Godfrey’s education began with his attendance at Melbourne Grammar throughout the war years, before … More Emeritus Professor Ronald Godfrey Tanner & Collected Papers

Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

By Angelique Carr Seventeen tracks featuring Convocation Lectures over two decades have just been uploaded to the Cultural Collections SoundCloud. These recordings were found in the University of Newcastle’s Oral History Collection. The playlist includes Dinner Speeches, Public Lectures and Inaugural Lectures. Highlights include the 1994 Newcastle Lecture by Thomas Keneally, who was recorded being briefed … More Convocation Lectures 1980 – 1999

Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. For more info on the conference proceedings click here. ‘Newcastle Time Machine – A multi-disciplinary approach to digital … More Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

Aboriginal Education Conference 1986 (UON)

“Beyond School: Increasing Opportunities for Aboriginal People in Post-Secondary Education.” This was the title given to a conference that was planned and held at The University of Newcastle, Australia in October 1986. Organised by Ms Margaret Henry (Senior Lecturer in History at UoN), in conjunction with Mr John Heath (Lecturer in Aboriginal Studies at UoN), … More Aboriginal Education Conference 1986 (UON)