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Geodesy professor from NASA to Newcastle

Geodesy professor from NASA to Newcastle

Friday, 17 April 2015

Professor Shin-Chan Han, from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre, has been appointed to the School of Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.

Linguistics PhD student from Vanuatu speaks with ABC1233

Linguistics PhD student from Vanuatu speaks with ABC1233

Thursday, 16 April 2015

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Endangered Languages Documentation, Theory and Application Research Program is a unique area of linguistics research. Lana Takau speaks about her experience studying a PhD in linguistics at UON.

Funding for stroke rehabilitation

Funding for stroke rehabilitation

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Congratulations to Professor Paulette Van Vliet from the School of Health Sciences on her successful application for an NHMRC Development Grant for the continued development of the Arm Movement Measurement (ArMM) device.

New ‘linchpin’ in melanoma survival

New ‘linchpin’ in melanoma survival

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The lethal double-life of a protein known as RIP1 has been exposed by University of Newcastle cancer researcher Professor Xu Dong Zhang, potentially spurring an all-new generation of highly targeted and long-lasting drugs for melanoma.

Occupational Therapy celebrates 25 years

Occupational Therapy celebrates 25 years

Friday, 27 March 2015

Occupational Therapy celebrated their 25th anniversary today, with special guests Dr Michael Iwama and Andrew Wakely

Global health and medical powerhouse

Global health and medical powerhouse

Friday, 27 March 2015

Innovation in health and medical professional education and challenges in clinical training will be on the table when hundreds of the field's global leaders converge in Newcastle this week for two global conferences.

UON researcher requested to assist in establishing Aboriginal Centre for Excellence

UON researcher requested to assist in establishing Aboriginal Centre for Excellence

Thursday, 26 March 2015

On Monday 23 March the Baird Government announced, that if re-elected, they will invest up to $20 million to establish an Aboriginal Centre for Excellence in Western Sydney.

Academy honour for UON leaders

Academy honour for UON leaders

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Two University of Newcastle (UON) research leaders are among the distinguished health and medical scientists elected this week as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).