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That’s doctor of heavy metal, sir

Even though the heavy metal music industry is a money-making machine and the fastest growing music genre in the world, it hasn’t been seen as a topic of serious academic inquiry in Australia. Until now. Last week the University of ...

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Colonial massacres to pass 500 mark: study

Known Australian colonial-era massacres could total over 500 by the end of a comprehensive university study. A University of Newcastle team is collating a Colonial Frontier Massacres Map, charting verified and recorded mass killings, largely of indigenous people, across the ...

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A tale of one city, two graduates

The age of wisdom, not foolishness, is certainly in play in Newcastle. Its namesake university will imminently graduate its class of 2017. Among the graduates are Sapphire Dawson (24) and Declan Clausen (25). Though they will both don caps and gowns, in almost ...

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University researchers make award finals

Several university researchers have received national recognition for directly improving the health of Australians. The Bupa Health Foundation has this week listed six up-and-coming researchers as finalists for the Emerging Health Researcher Award, with winners to be announced in Sydney ...

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NSW Universities chosen to tackle cyber challenges

Seven Australian universities have been selected to lead a cyber security network announced by the NSW Government on Friday. The $2 million project will see the University of Newcastle, UNSW Sydney, Macquarie University, the University of Wollongong, the University of Technology ...

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