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NeW Space on public display

NeW Space on public display

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) has formally lodged the State Significant Development (SSD) Application for the NeW Space project to deliver world-class higher education in the Civic precinct.

Prostate cancer breakthrough

Prostate cancer breakthrough

Friday, 15 August 2014

University of Newcastle researchers are leaders of a trials group that has discovered a powerful new prostate cancer treatment regime that can reduce the spread of aggressive but apparently localised tumours by more than 40 per cent.

Dancing Robots Get Competitive

Dancing Robots Get Competitive

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Record numbers of Hunter region school students are showing an interest in computer programming, boosting participation in the recent 2014 Hunter Region RoboCup Junior Competition, hosted by the University of Newcastle.

Charged for Electric vehicle festival

Charged for Electric vehicle festival

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The atmosphere in Newcastle is buzzing ahead of this weekend's Hunter Valley Electric Vehicle Festival, hosted by UON's Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment.

Lily Serna talks to local high school girls about Maths

Lily Serna talks to local high school girls about Maths

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Lilly Serna talks to local high school girls about the importance of mathematics to their future.

The Brisbane Declaration: a blueprint for the musical world

The Brisbane Declaration: a blueprint for the musical world

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

By Dr Catherine Grant, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle

Earlier this year the number of views of South Korean mega-star Psy's Gangnam Style YouTube video exceeded two billion. That's more than a quarter of the people on the planet who have watched the video. It also adds up to a collective 16,000 years spent watching (assuming everyone sat out the four-and-a-bit minutes, which is a big assumption).

Partnership to support students

Partnership to support students

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Students facing difficult circumstances are set to benefit from a partnership between the University of Newcastle (UON) and The Smith Family that aims to improve access and participation in tertiary studies.

Autonomy Day celebrates UON’s proud history

Autonomy Day celebrates UON’s proud history

Friday, 8 August 2014

Today the University of Newcastle (UON) celebrates the most significant event on its calendar - Autonomy Day.