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UON joins elite circle in world innovation

UON joins elite circle in world innovation

Monday, 26 September 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has received international recognition for its entrepreneurship and innovation leadership by being inducted into the prestigious Leadership Circle of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC).

UON ranks in top 250 global universities in THE world rankings

UON ranks in top 250 global universities in THE world rankings

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) is delighted to be recognised as one of the top 250 global universities in the prestigious 2016-17 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

Electrical engineering alumnus awarded prestigious scholarship

Electrical engineering alumnus awarded prestigious scholarship

Monday, 19 September 2016

Olsen Garland has been awarded the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship for Engineering in 2017: a scholarship won by the best and brightest Australian engineers who seek to undertake postgraduate studies overseas in 2017.

Research draws link between infertility and mobile phones

Research draws link between infertility and mobile phones

Friday, 16 September 2016

A team of researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) have drawn a link between mobile phone radiation and a negative impact on sperm motility – the ability of sperm to swim – highlighting the potential danger of storing a mobile phone near male genitalia for prolonged periods.

Student animator draws interest from international animation giant

Student animator draws interest from international animation giant

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

A University of Newcastle (UON) animation student has been hand-picked from over 900 international entries to produce an animated film for children’s television network Nickelodeon.

Vitamin D shines in review of asthma management

Vitamin D shines in review of asthma management

Friday, 9 September 2016

An international asthma review involving University of Newcastle (UON) researcher Dr Megan Jensen has found that Vitamin D supplements can reduce the need for corticosteroid treatment and hospital visits.

$4.2 million research centre for sustainable clean energy technologies

$4.2 million research centre for sustainable clean energy technologies

Thursday, 8 September 2016

A $4.2 million research centre to be based at the University of Newcastle (UON) will support world-class researchers to solve critical clean energy challenges through a new industry funded research centre – VTara Green Energy Technology (VGET).

New heights for UON's city campus

New heights for UON's city campus

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

The University of Newcastle’s (UON) $95 million NeW Space facility in the heart of the CBD has reached an exciting landmark in its construction, with the official ‘topping out’ ceremony held on Wednesday 7 September.