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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.

NeW Space construction contract awarded

NeW Space construction contract awarded

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Newcastle has announced the awarding of the construction contract for its inner-city campus NeW Space to Hansen Yuncken, a leading Australian construction company with strong ties to the Hunter.

Champions4Change make big imapct for Blackout Challenge

Champions4Change make big imapct for Blackout Challenge

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Champions4Change completed their first activity this weekend with the Blackout Challenge which saw Champions turn off all non-essential equipment in their work area. 10 Champions across 6 buildings in 7 work areas and on 2 campuses participated on 1st May.

Solid gold architects in residence

Solid gold architects in residence

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Newcastle hosts five Architects In Residence all of whom have been awarded the prestigious Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) Gold Medal.

Prestigious honour for UON Laureate Professor

Prestigious honour for UON Laureate Professor

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Newcastle is delighted to announce geotechnical engineer Laureate Professor Scott Sloan has been elected to The Royal Society, a fellowship of the world's most eminent scientific minds. This scientific academy is the oldest in continuous existence and includes luminaries such as Sir Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.

Our thoughts are with the Nepalese community

Our thoughts are with the Nepalese community

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

We have witnessed with great sympathy and sadness the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Nepal recently.

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.

Professor Philip Dwyer shortlisted for Premier’s Literary Award

Professor Philip Dwyer shortlisted for Premier’s Literary Award

Monday, 4 May 2015

Works by Australia's leading writers have been recognised in the shortlists for the 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, including Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799‐1815 by Professor Philip Dwyer from the Faculty of Education and Arts.