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Painful departure for diabetes testing
Professor Paul Dastoor is developing a saliva glucose biosensor that will see a fundamental shift in diabetes management, removing typical barriers to health testing such as pain, cost or availability, and empowering people to monitor their own health.
Improving Indigenous Healthcare
Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon, Associate Professor Dr Kelvin Kong is committed to empowering communities and removing barriers that prevent access to critical healthcare services.
The talking cure
Speech pathology students are playing an important role in the establishment of a new community-centred program to improve outcomes for children in regional NSW.
How two satellites packing lasers and microwaves are helping us predict floods
Using satellites, lasers and microwaves, Professor Shin-Chan Han is working with some of the most accurate measurements of gravity humankind has ever recorded. But while these instruments are hundreds of kilometres above our heads in space, their applications could change the way we prepare ourselves for flooding here on Earth.
The surprising new role power plants will have in our green energy future
One of Australia’s oldest energy hubs, the Hunter Valley is approaching an uncertain future as the world's carbon crisis reaches a crescendo. But a company that has spun off from research done at the University of Newcastle is showing there is new life to be found in our old systems and infrastructure – and could see the region become a world-leader in clean, green power.
For many young refugees, the collision of their old and new lives transpires in the schoolyard. Helping our educators create spaces of belonging is more important than ever.
Why rankings are more than just a number
The University prides itself on providing world-class education to the region and we aim to create life-ready graduates. Rankings can sometimes feel like just another number however, their meaning lies much deeper.
New mountainfrog species identified in Southeast Queensland
Ecologists from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) and researchers from the University of Newcastle, Southern Cross University, CSIRO and the South Australian Museum have uncovered a new species of mountainfrog; Philoriaknowlesi, in Queensland’s south-east, and are now working to protec
University of Newcastle welcomes $50M to trailblaze in recycling and clean energy
The University of Newcastle has welcomed today’s Federal Government announcement of $50 million in funding to produce clean energy and recycling innovations through the creation of the Australian Trailblazer Recycling and Clean Energy (ATRaCE) Program.
Partnership with Australian Public Service to boost regional jobs and digital opportunities
The Minister for the Public Service, Ben Morton has today announced that the Australian Public Service (APS) will partner with the University of Newcastle to deliver a new university Academy Campus.
University of Newcastle welcomes $15 Million Decarbonisation Hub
The University of Newcastle has welcomed a $15 million investment from the NSW Government for a Decarbonisation Innovation Hub that will help fast-track research, development and commercialisation to drive solutions for a low emissions economy.
Oceanex Energy Scholarship empowers student-led renewable energy research
A new scholarship delivered by Oceanex Energy will support University of Newcastle research into renewable energy options, and offshore wind farming specifically.
VERA ZULUMOVSKI EMBELLISHED VIGNETTE
EMBELLISHED VIGNETTE is a survey exhibition 22 years on from Zulumovski’s solo exhibition at the University Gallery. THE EMBELLISHED IMAGE was curated by Nick Mitzevich, Director of the National Gallery of Australia when both were Master of Fine Art candidates at the University in 1999.
How to identify undiscovered University IP
How can you find research IP in your institution that could have great commercial potential?
Make a World of Difference: Career Planning
The Make a World of Difference program is designed to help international students understand and navigate the Australian workplace. In this workshop, we will introduce you to some great tools for planning your career.
Meal Masters Culinary Workshop, Singapore
You're invited to reconnect with your fellow alumni and showcase your cooking skills at our first Singapore Alumni Chapter event for 2022 - a one-of-a-kind in-person culinary workshop!
International Human Rights Law - Lessons in the Era of Covid - 19
Join Newcastle Law School's Centre for Law and Social Justice for an online webinar to discuss the paper 'International Human Rights Law - Lessons in the Era of COVID-19,' published in the Australian Journal of Human Rights.
Band Comp | Heat 6
We're almost there! Heat 6 of the 2022 Band Comp is going to be a big one, so come to Bar on the Hill and check it out.
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.