Unearthing secrets of Samoan stone tools 

Though only a few generations separate modern Samoans from their stone tool carrying ancestors, the knowledge of making the tools has been lost among many tradespeople today.   To help revive the cultural memory of Samoa’s rich stone tool heritage, Professor...

Archaeologist Professor Mark Moore demonstrating techniques for making stone tools in the rainforest in Samoa

From the Executive Dean – May update

As the winter weather sets in it is lovely to have so many bright sunny days highlighting Armidale’s beautiful autumn colours against the stunning blue sky. Indigenous Knowledges It was wonderful to see this job finally advertised after a long period of...

Prize-winning photos explore a secret past

Both in his photography work and his forensic expertise, Associate Professor Glenn Porter of UNE Criminology is concerned with revealing the truth. So he was particularly shocked to find he had a secret past. “There had been secret stories in our family over the...

Black and white image of a crowd of Chinese children and adults spilling out of and fanning around a dilapidated building.

A passion for Latin

Graduating is not new to “perpetual student” Abigail Whyte, but her most recent achievements, celebrated at the UNE Autumn Graduation Ceremonies, are particularly special to her. Holding degrees and postgraduate qualifications in chemical engineering, dairy...

Abigail Whyte at her graduation ceremony
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