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2015 Hunter Innovation Festival

2015 Hunter Innovation Festival

Monday, 29 June 2015

The Hunter Innovation Festival (14-17 July) is a not-for-profit initiative which aims to inspire a culture of innovation in Australian businesses, industries and communities. The University of Newcastle is a sponsor of the Festival in 2015.

Task uncertainty can account for mixing and switch costs in task-switching

Task uncertainty can account for mixing and switch costs in task-switching

Friday, 26 June 2015

Our everyday world is bubbling with information; from commuter timetables and text messages to advertisements and infotainment. How do our brains sieve through this information and select where to allocate precious cognitive resources?

Fine Art Photomedia students work on Experimenta Exhibition's 3D Printing Project

Fine Art Photomedia students work on Experimenta Exhibition's 3D Printing Project

Friday, 26 June 2015

Bachelor of Fine Art Photomedia students have been invited to assist and work with Cake Industries, in delivering a 3D printing project as part of nationally touring exhibition, Experimenta Recharge.

CEOs sleepout to make a difference

CEOs sleepout to make a difference

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

University of Newcastle (UON) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen, will be participating in Vinnies CEO Sleepout for a third year running, trading in her bed for cardboard sheets to help combat homelessness in the region.

UON Young Scientist finalist in the ASPIRE Prize

UON Young Scientist finalist in the ASPIRE Prize

Monday, 25 May 2015

The University of Newcastle's Dr Hannah Power was one of three finalists in the national search to find an Australian nominee for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (also known as the ASPIRE Prize).

Shake It Off Newcastle Style

Shake It Off Newcastle Style

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

What do you get when you combine Taylor Swift's Shake It Off, 49 UON animation students and Rotoscoping*?

New volcanic eruption trigger discovered

New volcanic eruption trigger discovered

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Scientists have made an important step towards understanding how volcanic eruptions happen, after identifying a previously unrecognised potential trigger.

Everyone has an opinion: make yours count

Everyone has an opinion: make yours count

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Whether you love your courses or not, we want to know. That way we can keep doing what makes them great and change what doesn't. If you are a Semester student, you can now complete your Student Feedback on Courses survey and make your opinion count.