Weathering success

There are individual disciplines, and then there are passions and interests that blur and merge everything together. With a passion for the environment and making real change, it's not unusual for UNE English lecturer Dr Jennifer Hamilton to collaborate closely...

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Farming for sustainable futures in Myanmar

Image: Dr Garnett (with locals) ‘inspecting’ the land for the Permaculture Institute, Myanmar (PIM) in Rakhine State, Myanmar – November, 2019. Dr Johanna Garnett is an activist researcher well known for her contributions in the field of Peace Studies, primarily...

Johanna Garnett and local farmers inspecting the site of their demonstration farm and training centre in Rakhine State, Myanmar, November 2019.

High achiever’s plan for peace

It’s not the kind of research to sit on a shelf to gather dust: instead, Sam Angulo Onapa has high hopes his newly completed PhD thesis can help end the longstanding, violent conflict in South Sudan, and assist in other conflict situations. Originally from Uganda,...

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Literacy resource up for a publishing award  

A new teacher resource co-authored by UNE’s Dr Helen Harper to help students engage with the world of storytelling has been nominated for a prestigious education publishing award. UNE School of Education’s Dr Helen Harper, says the nominated book, Teaching with...

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Language and the law

In the late 1980s, a convicted Aboriginal man, who had always protested his innocence, was released and compensated by the government for seven years of wrongful imprisonment. He had been convicted on the basis of a typed ‘confession’ which he claimed was not what...

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