Current Staff

206 results found.

Landmark schizophrenia genetic study

Landmark schizophrenia genetic study

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

UON researchers have helped unearth more than 100 genetic variants associated with schizophrenia, after contributing to the largest genome-wide study of the disease ever conducted.

Lego Builds Innovation in the Classroom

Lego Builds Innovation in the Classroom

Monday, 21 July 2014

University of Newcastle students, in training to become high school design and technology teachers, have received a lesson in how to transform tedious curriculum into a creative and satisfying Lego learning experience.

Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis

Monday, 21 July 2014

Countless hours of research will be condensed into bite-sized portions as postgraduate students take part in the University of Newcastle final of the national/trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday 23 July.

BATTLING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH AL GORE

BATTLING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH AL GORE

Friday, 18 July 2014

4th year Environmental Engineering student Declan Clausen took part in leadership training recently with the Climate Reality Project Australia.

Student accommodation milestone

Student accommodation milestone

Friday, 18 July 2014

UON's capacity to accommodate students will soon almost double, with the construction of four student apartment blocks reaching an important milestone today.

Plain cigarette packs impact ‘taste’

Plain cigarette packs impact ‘taste’

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Long-term smokers involved in a study published by UON health researchers believed that the quality of their cigarettes had deteriorated following the implementation of plain packaging.

Staff discount with Virgin Australia

Staff discount with Virgin Australia

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Virgin Australia is offering UON employees a special discount for domestic holiday travel.

Enterprise Bargaining closer to agreement

Enterprise Bargaining closer to agreement

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Over the most recent enterprise bargaining meetings, a large number of clauses have been agreed and finalised. A summary is shown below.