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New Colombo Plan Scholarships

New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Seven outstanding, undergraduate students from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been awarded scholarships to study in Singapore this year under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan.

Newcastle Poetry Prize

Newcastle Poetry Prize

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Following record entries in 2013, judges of the Newcastle Poetry Prize are preparing for another year of national excellence from established and emerging poets from across the country.

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Australia's foremost Indigenous historian, Professor John Maynard of the University of Newcastle, will sit amongst other visionaries from the community on an inspiring panel that revisits one of the early encounters between Aboriginal people and European explorers.

Applications open for student mobility grants

Applications open for student mobility grants

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

The Australia Government has announced the 2014/15 round of scholarship applications for outbound mobility. Staff are encouraged to submit applications for Faculty-led short-course programs, with approximately 3,700 grants available.

Saturated fats to be served in radical nutrition trial

Saturated fats to be served in radical nutrition trial

Friday, 16 May 2014

Guilt-free servings of butter and white chocolate are on the menu for participants in a revolutionary clinical trial being conducted by HMRI nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg.

UON is keeping it clever

UON is keeping it clever

Thursday, 15 May 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) supports a new campaign, which is building public awareness about the vital role of universities in driving economic growth, in what is an increasingly competitive global environment.

Celebrating our volunteers

Celebrating our volunteers

Thursday, 15 May 2014

It's National Volunteer Week! The University of Newcastle (UON) would like to thank the small army of dedicated people who volunteer their time to support the University each and every day.

Genuine partnerships vital to nurturing ideas

Genuine partnerships vital to nurturing ideas

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Innovation is a term that is much used but not always understood. In essence, innovation is simply about doing things better and adding value to a community, a business or indeed a national economy.