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New volcanic eruption trigger discovered

New volcanic eruption trigger discovered

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Scientists have made an important step towards understanding how volcanic eruptions happen, after identifying a previously unrecognised potential trigger.

Eight HEPP National Priority Pool grants secured

Eight HEPP National Priority Pool grants secured

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) was successful in eight HEPP Priority Pool Project grants totalling over $1.3 million.

Helping teens find their dream career

Helping teens find their dream career

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education at the University of Newcastle is excited to introduce My Big Tomorrow – a website that profiles over 90 different career choices to encourage kids to dream big about their future and the steps they can take to get there.

From steelworker to award-winning artist

From steelworker to award-winning artist

Thursday, 7 May 2015

After 30 years as a metallurgist, in 2008 Andrew Styan changed direction radically to take up a part-time career as a climate change researcher and to pursue his passion for landscape photography.

UON Alumni it’s your time to shine

UON Alumni it’s your time to shine

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

UON is celebrating its golden year and it's your time to shine - don't miss your chance to be recognised, or to honour another graduate with a nomination at our 2015 Alumni Awards.

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Monday, 4 May 2015

Getting taut and trim can be a walk in the park, according to University of Newcastle researchers who have developed an innovative, multicomponent physical activity study.

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

Friday, 1 May 2015

Two of the University of Newcastle's leading researchers have been awarded more than $1m in grants to focus on discovering new methods of curbing and treating cancer.

Microscope to shed light on mental health

Microscope to shed light on mental health

Thursday, 30 April 2015

A laser-equipped microscope that gives brain researchers unparalleled insight into mental illness has just been installed at the University of Newcastle.