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ARC Future Fellows

ARC Future Fellows

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Six mid-career researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) have received funding under the Australian Research Council's (ARC) Future Fellowships scheme, just announced.

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.

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.

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.

International Research Centre Launched

International Research Centre Launched

Friday, 18 July 2014

Today the New South Wales Government announced an International Centre for Balanced Land Use to be based at the University of Newcastle's flagship research hub, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER).

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.

Companion Robot Technology

Companion Robot Technology

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Researchers at the University of Newcastle have answered Tin Man's plea for a heart with the invention of technology aimed at enabling robots to feel emotion in a near human-like manner.

Newcastle dominates Eastern University Games

Newcastle dominates Eastern University Games

Friday, 11 July 2014

An impressive gold medal haul on the final day of competition saw the University of Newcastle eclipse closest rivals, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), to claim the 2014 Eastern University Games (EUG) Overall Champion trophy yesterday.