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Young women becoming more active, and more stressed

Young women becoming more active, and more stressed

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Young Australian women are fatter, fitter and more fraught today than they were in the mid-'90s, according to the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health researchers.

Researchers work to save languages from extinction

Researchers work to save languages from extinction

Thursday, 2 October 2014

The University of Newcastle has been awarded three grants from the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP), UK, to assist in the documentation of endangered Pacific languages.

AMSI Summer School in the Mathematical Sciences

AMSI Summer School in the Mathematical Sciences

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) Summer School is an exciting opportunity for mathematical sciences students from around Australia to come together over the summer break to develop their skills and networks.

Smoking and male fertility breakthrough finding

Smoking and male fertility breakthrough finding

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Mothers who smoke while they are pregnant or breast feeding may be damaging the future fertility of their sons, according to breakthrough findings from University of Newcastle researchers published today.

Childhood obesity research accolade

Childhood obesity research accolade

Monday, 29 September 2014

Research into childhood obesity in developing Asian countries has earned UON researcher, Wai Yew Yang, a prestigious 2014 Nestle Nutrition Institute Young Researcher Award.

Teaching expertise honoured

Teaching expertise honoured

Thursday, 25 September 2014

The teaching expertise of UON staff members has been recognised by the Commonwealth in the 2014 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Award for excellence in public health teaching

Award for excellence in public health teaching

Thursday, 25 September 2014

A flagship course at the University of Newcastle has been recognised at the CAPHIA 2014 awards for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching.

UON ranked Australia’s number one university under 50

UON ranked Australia’s number one university under 50

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) is Australia's number one university in the 2014 QS 'Top 50 Under 50' rankings, announced today.