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National Recognition for Passionate Architecture Educator

National Recognition for Passionate Architecture Educator

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

UON’s Dean of Architecture, Professor Michael Ostwald, has been awarded the Neville Quarry Medal for services to Architectural Education at the annual Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) recognition ceremony in Adelaide in May.

Queen's birthday honours 2016

Queen's birthday honours 2016

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

University of Newcastle researchers, academics and alumni have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Croatian Ambassador visits UON Robotics Lab

Croatian Ambassador visits UON Robotics Lab

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

UON recently hosted delegates from Croatia with a visit to the Newcastle Robotics Laboratory. Dr. Damir Kusen (Ambassador of Republic of Croatia H.E) and Mr. Hrvoje Petrusic (Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia) had made a special request to tour the lab.

Hunter cancer research projects gain $1.65m funding boost

Hunter cancer research projects gain $1.65m funding boost

Thursday, 9 June 2016

University of Newcastle/HMRI researchers have received almost $1.65 million to support four ground-breaking cancer projects, as part of a $39 million funding package announced by the NSW Government this week.

Professor Jenny Gore to present 2016 Radford Lecture

Professor Jenny Gore to present 2016 Radford Lecture

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Professor Jenny Gore of the School of Education has been selected to deliver the prestigious Radford Lecture at this year's Australian Association for Research in Education Conference in Melbourne. Professor Gore will join a long list of celebrated figures who have been invited to present the lecture since it's inception in 1984.

Brain cancer clinical trial breakthrough

Brain cancer clinical trial breakthrough

Monday, 6 June 2016

In a brain cancer breakthrough, an international phase III clinical trial TROG 08.02 (GBM in elderly patients), which included Australian and New Zealand researchers and patients, has found that adding temozolomide chemotherapy during short-course radiation therapy, followed by monthly maintenance doses of temozolomide, significantly improved survival of elderly patients with glioblastoma (GBM), reducing the risk of death by 33%.

Trial to test electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

Trial to test electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation aids

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Electronic cigarettes containing nicotine will be trialled by University of Newcastle (UON) researchers in a Victorian pilot study aimed at helping drug and alcohol treatment patients to quit smoking.

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.