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6 young entrepreneurs making waves
Hear from six young entrepreneurs making waves across tourism, pharmaceuticals, food science, and mental health.
Our study found new teachers perform just as well in the classroom as their more experienced colleagues
The past four decades have seen an endless stream of reviews into teacher education. This comes amid constant concerns teachers are not adequately prepared for the classroom.
How Peter's heart was saved, by a Podiatry student
Peter Bedford says he owes his life to a moment in his kitchen. Mr Bedford had been on his way out to work on his Central Coast property in June 2022 when a segment on local ABC radio caught his ear. It prompted him to book an appointment at the University of Newcastle Podiatry Teaching Clinic at Wyong Hospital. Some months and a quadruple bypass later, he remains breathing.
All hands on deck
A group of students have undertaken the trip of a lifetime, spending six weeks at sea in the name of scientific research.
How bad is vaping and should it be banned?
Vaping regularly makes headlines, with some campaigning to make e-cigarettes more available to help smokers quit, while others are keen to see vaping products banned, citing dangers, especially for teens.
Creative ageing – it’s all in your mind
Ageing presents many challenges. But perhaps getting creative is key to boosting well-being and good brain health?
Brightest minds power quest for brain cancer cure
The world’s best and brightest experts on the quest to find a cure for brain cancer will unite in Newcastle to share research insights and identify further ways to collaborate and accelerate their mission.
Green growth in Asia not ‘greenwashing’ but strategic energy shift
A new book endorsed by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and prominent scholar Ross Garnaut explores why East Asia has become a leader in green energy industries but has been slow to reduce carbon emissions.
HSC Students Sign up for Early Entry
High school students will have access to more support for their HSC, with the University of Newcastle launching an Early Entry Program that will offer students new resources, mentorship and peer support, once they have submitted an application to study at the University.
New method to thaw frozen frog sperm produces better swimmers
Scientists have uncovered a superior method of freezing and thawing frog sperm leading to improved sperm quality. Driven by mass declines of frogs worldwide, research into cryopreservation of amphibian sperm has expanded for the purposes of conservation.
Transgrid partners with the University of Newcastle to create energy jobs for Hunter graduates
Transgrid has established a formal partnership with the University of Newcastle to create education, training and employment opportunities for students and support future energy projects in the Hunter.
University takes another step in its efforts to deliver hydrogen innovations on a global scale
The University of Newcastle is one of more than a dozen international signatories on a new Global Partnership for Hydrogen Innovation. An official signing of the partnership agreement took place on 10 May 2023 at the World Hydrogen Summit in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
National Careers Week
National Careers Week is a chance to celebrate careers, career development services (such as the Careers Service!), and career development practitioners.
Mid-Year Info Session
Got questions about starting your undergraduate studies? You're invited to join our online webinar to find out more about starting your degree in July. There is over 100 mid year programs to choose from.
Indigenous Voice to Parliament
Working closely with the University’s Indigenous Strategy and Leadership office we have identified a panel of indigenous leaders from within the university, to discuss the role the university plays in sharing information about the Indigenous Voice to Parliament referendum.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.