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2014 Alumni Awards Nominations

2014 Alumni Awards Nominations

Monday, 7 April 2014

Recognising UON's outstanding alumni. Nominate by 23 May 2014.

New Imaging Centre to bring sharper focus on disease

New Imaging Centre to bring sharper focus on disease

Friday, 14 March 2014

A new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) centre boasting the most advanced scanning technology in the Southern Hemisphere was opened today at the Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle NSW, Australia.

Exercise key to preventing early-onset dementia

Exercise key to preventing early-onset dementia

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

A new international study has shown for the first time that teenagers with poor cardiovascular fitness and a lower IQ have a significantly increased risk of developing early-onset dementia and its precursors.

Iconic NeW Space first designs

Iconic NeW Space first designs

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

The University of Newcastle today released the early concepts for its $95 million CBD landmark education precinct - NeW Space - creating a 10 storey 'vertical' campus that invites the University's students and the community to learn and explore from the ground floor to the top.

University of Newcastle Civil Engineering in world’s top 50

University of Newcastle Civil Engineering in world’s top 50

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The University of Newcastle's Civil and Structural Engineering discipline has entered the world's Top 50 in the most recent QS World University Rankings by Subject list increasing its ranking by 14 places up to 45th in the world.

DNA protein targeted in ovarian cancer chemo test

DNA protein targeted in ovarian cancer chemo test

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

University of Newcastle researcher Dr Nikola Bowden is investigating a DNA repair protein that is implicated in ovarian cancer tumours becoming resistant to chemotherapy, with hopes of eventually developing a prognostic test and more tailored treatments.

Disruption delivers innovation: Lessons from Hollywood

Disruption delivers innovation: Lessons from Hollywood

Friday, 14 February 2014

Hollywood special effects gurus Greg Downing and the University of Newcastle's Director of Creative Innovation, Jeff Julian will showcase the latest in creative imaging and visual effects techniques at a special public lecture.

Bollywood film festival and conference

Bollywood film festival and conference

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

A century of Bollywood will be celebrated and explored at a University of Newcastle film festival and conference from 20-21 February.