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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.

More to do before medicinal cannabis rollout

More to do before medicinal cannabis rollout

Monday, 30 May 2016

While there has been significant progress towards the mainstream use of medicinal cannabis over the past year, there are a number of missing links that need to be examined before it is rolled out as a therapeutic good, according to the authors of a Perspective published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia.

World first microscope innovation

World first microscope innovation

Sunday, 15 May 2016

A breakthrough new microscope, two decades in the making, has been unveiled today, opening up a new window into the scientific world.

UON PhD candidate's film to have world premiere in Hollywood

UON PhD candidate's film to have world premiere in Hollywood

Friday, 13 May 2016

Filmmaker Stuart McBratney is studying a PhD by creative work at UON: and as part of his candidature, he’s written, directed and composed a feature film set for the silver screen in Hollywood.

Bees could provide an answer to Human-Elephant Conflict

Bees could provide an answer to Human-Elephant Conflict

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Imagine sleeping soundly in your home when you hear the heavy footsteps of a full-grown, hungry elephant outside. He’s looking for food, and you have some. The brick wall of your bedroom starts to crumble as he forces his way in to raid the rice and other crops you’ve worked so tirelessly to save in order to feed your family.

Ice cores help reconstruct Hunter weather for last 1000 years

Ice cores help reconstruct Hunter weather for last 1000 years

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

In a world first, Australian scientists have used Antarctic ice core samples to reconstruct rainfall records for a specific water catchment.

UON secures close to $3 million in ARC Linkage Funding

UON secures close to $3 million in ARC Linkage Funding

Friday, 6 May 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) was today awarded close to $3 million in competitive research funding by the Australian Research Council (ARC) in its 2016 Linkage Projects scheme.