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Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Monday, 4 May 2015

Getting taut and trim can be a walk in the park, according to University of Newcastle researchers who have developed an innovative, multicomponent physical activity study.

Professor Philip Dwyer shortlisted for Premier’s Literary Award

Professor Philip Dwyer shortlisted for Premier’s Literary Award

Monday, 4 May 2015

Works by Australia's leading writers have been recognised in the shortlists for the 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, including Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799‐1815 by Professor Philip Dwyer from the Faculty of Education and Arts.

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

Friday, 1 May 2015

Two of the University of Newcastle's leading researchers have been awarded more than $1m in grants to focus on discovering new methods of curbing and treating cancer.

Microscope to shed light on mental health

Microscope to shed light on mental health

Thursday, 30 April 2015

A laser-equipped microscope that gives brain researchers unparalleled insight into mental illness has just been installed at the University of Newcastle.

QS World Rankings by Subject

QS World Rankings by Subject

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Architecture and Built Environment discipline has debuted at number 40 in the world and 6th in Australia in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject list, announced today.

Make your mark on national flu map

Make your mark on national flu map

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

When you're feeling under the weather it's usually good manners to keep your germs to yourself, but a national surveillance system is encouraging the community to share their symptoms this flu season.

Study aims to ease menopausal symptoms

Study aims to ease menopausal symptoms

Monday, 27 April 2015

Can the health supplement resveratrol curb the notorious hot flushes, insomnia, irritability and occasional mental lapses that often accompany menopause?

Join the dots between Gallipoli and the Armenian genocide

Join the dots between Gallipoli and the Armenian genocide

Monday, 27 April 2015


Australian Research Council Future Fellow and member of Newcastle's Centre for the History of Violence, Associate Professor Hans-Lukas Kieser will be speaking at the Australasian Association for European History (AAEH) XXIV Biennial Conference, War, Violence, Aftermaths: Europe and the Wider World, to be held in Newcastle, from July 14-17 2015. Find out more about his talk below in this article originally published in The Conversation.