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Local animators small films hit the big screen

Local animators small films hit the big screen

Friday, 17 June 2016

A trio of animation students from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been hand-selected to feature at the Melbourne International Animation Festival.

$330 000 Coal Industry Scholarship success

$330 000 Coal Industry Scholarship success

Friday, 17 June 2016

A new three-year scholarship to better predict metallurgical coke quality from coal properties has been secured by a chemical engineer.

UN flag to fly above City Hall

UN flag to fly above City Hall

Thursday, 16 June 2016

A United Nations flag will be raised in Civic Park* today to confirm Newcastle as a ‘United Nations City’ and host of the first United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) for Disaster Preparedness and Risk Reduction in Australia and the Pacific region.

Queen's birthday honours 2016

Queen's birthday honours 2016

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

University of Newcastle researchers, academics and alumni have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Hunter cancer research projects gain $1.65m funding boost

Hunter cancer research projects gain $1.65m funding boost

Thursday, 9 June 2016

University of Newcastle/HMRI researchers have received almost $1.65 million to support four ground-breaking cancer projects, as part of a $39 million funding package announced by the NSW Government this week.

Brain cancer clinical trial breakthrough

Brain cancer clinical trial breakthrough

Monday, 6 June 2016

In a brain cancer breakthrough, an international phase III clinical trial TROG 08.02 (GBM in elderly patients), which included Australian and New Zealand researchers and patients, has found that adding temozolomide chemotherapy during short-course radiation therapy, followed by monthly maintenance doses of temozolomide, significantly improved survival of elderly patients with glioblastoma (GBM), reducing the risk of death by 33%.

UON continues to raise funds for Fairy Garden project in Thailand

UON continues to raise funds for Fairy Garden project in Thailand

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has again raised additional funds for the Fairy Garden project at Lampang Hospital in Thailand, a project they helped open in 2012.

Trial to test electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

Trial to test electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Electronic cigarettes containing nicotine will be trialled by University of Newcastle (UON) researchers in a Victorian pilot study aimed at helping drug and alcohol treatment patients to quit smoking.