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International professorship

International professorship

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Renowned Newcastle sociologist, Professor Lisa Adkins, has been named as one of only nine academics in the world to be awarded an appointment to the Finland Distinguished Professor Program (FiDiPro).

National recognition for healthy engagement

National recognition for healthy engagement

Friday, 21 November 2014

Innovative education program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) has been recognised with a 2014 national award for Best Community Engagement Collaboration.

Trial creates shift in lung disease care

Trial creates shift in lung disease care

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

It is a disease that leaves people coughing and gasping for breath, regardless of available treatment options, but a study by University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health researchers is trialling new and promising clinical therapies for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD).

Clean energy in conference spotlight

Clean energy in conference spotlight

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

The University of Newcastle's Tom Farrell Institute* for the Environment, in partnership with NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, is running a clean-energy conference this Friday, November 21, at the Hunter Valley Hotel Academy, Kurri Kurri, TAFE.

Visionary US mayor to visit Newcastle

Visionary US mayor to visit Newcastle

Friday, 14 November 2014

Tom Murphy, reforming mayor of Pittsburgh, USA from 1994-2006 and now one of the world's leading advocates for 'liveable cities', will visit Australia next week to present his vision for great cities in the 21st Century.

Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

The University of Newcastle is one of just 76 organisations in Australia to receive a citation as a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE).

UON's new medical facility wins design award

UON's new medical facility wins design award

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The state-of-the-art Medical Sciences Building West at the University of Newcastle has been awarded at the Master Builders Awards, NSW.

Health behaviour researcher honoured

Health behaviour researcher honoured

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Internationally-renowned cancer care and health behaviour researcher, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher AO, has won the inaugural Research Australia NSW Government Health Services Research Award.