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University of Newcastle is the number one young university in Australia

University of Newcastle is the number one young university in Australia

Friday, 24 October 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) is proud to have been named Australia's top performing, young university by two independent, global ranking systems – QS 'Top 50 under 50', 2014 and Times Higher Education (THE) 'Top 100 under 50', 2014.

Open Foundation celebrates 40 years of changing lives

Open Foundation celebrates 40 years of changing lives

Friday, 24 October 2014

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Open Foundation program is celebrating 40 years of providing pathways to university and helping thousands of Australians change their lives and realise their dreams.

UON business research to support NSW Government pilot program

UON business research to support NSW Government pilot program

Friday, 24 October 2014

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Newcastle Business School (Central Coast) has been engaged by NSW Trade & Investment to provide research and evaluation services to support the NSW Government's $1.5 million Smart Work Hub Pilot Program.

UON in top 8 of Australian universities for health research

UON in top 8 of Australian universities for health research

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

A University of Newcastle drug trial that has delivered rapid treatment benefits for stroke victims has attracted more than $3.9 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in its 2014 funding round.

Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Two University of Newcastle academics have been honoured with prestigious accolades at the 2014 NSW Science and Engineering Awards.

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Friday, 17 October 2014

Researchers from the University of Newcastle have found there is no universal consensus on what constitutes an optimal diet for women before, during and after pregnancy, despite a glut of nutritional information being available.

Survey to help parents tackle teen drinking challenges

Survey to help parents tackle teen drinking challenges

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

A new online survey developed by researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health, in collaboration with the Australian Drug Foundation, aims to help families navigate the challenges of teenage alcohol use.

Journey of a lifetime for Indigenous UON student

Journey of a lifetime for Indigenous UON student

Thursday, 9 October 2014

UON student Ren Allan is about to embark on this year's Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour. Along with 17 other high achieving Indigenous students from around Australia, Ren will be able to experience what postgraduate study would be like at a prestigious overseas institution.