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Acknowledgement of Country 00:40

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal Nation, Darkinjung Nation, Biripai Nation, Worimi Nation, Wonnarua Nation and Eora Nation. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

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Our stories

How two satellites packing lasers and microwaves are helping us predict floods

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

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.

Building belonging

Building belonging

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.

Deadly in the Water

Deadly in the Water

How the story of the Irukandji carried Jasmine Miikika Craciun's talents from the rippling shores of Newcastle to the Olympic waves of Japan.

Reasonable doubt shines new light on injustice

Reasonable doubt shines new light on injustice

Across Australia, hundreds of cold cases lie unsolved. And yet, the family and friends of victims remain frozen in time without answers. So, who fights for justice when the world has moved on?

Tackling concussion

Tackling concussion

A game-changing collaboration aimed at reducing the risk of concussion in sport is set to transform the way footy is played.

Recognising our extraordinary community: 2022 Australia Day Honours

Recognising our extraordinary community: 2022 Australia Day Honours

The University of Newcastle is incredibly proud to celebrate the contributions and achievements of its valued community who are recognised in the 2022 Australia Day Honours.

Offers of study bring positive start to 2022 for students

Offers of study bring positive start to 2022 for students

More than 2600 future students will today receive an offer to study at the University of Newcastle as the institution’s main round offers are released.

NHMRC supports research into psychotic disorders

NHMRC supports research into psychotic disorders

University Newcastle PhD student Dr Jayson Jeganathan will investigate the negative symptoms of psychosis after he was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2021 Postgraduate Scholarship.

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University of Newcastle receives over $5 million in research funding

University of Newcastle receives over $5 million in research funding

Researchers at the University of Newcastle have been awarded over $5.1 million from the ARC for a broad range of projects, including a study of selfie-editing apps in youth culture, climate change adaptation in Australian industries, and a reimagining of post-mining landscapes.

University of Newcastle launches Ngarrama – a night of reflection

University of Newcastle launches Ngarrama – a night of reflection

On the eve of Australia Day, the University of Newcastle, in partnership with Awabakal Ltd and with support from the City of Newcastle, is proud to host Ngarrama — a free public event to engage the community in meaningful reconciliation through truth telling and historical acceptance.

$2.1m to beat rare genetic disease cystic fibrosis

$2.1m to beat rare genetic disease cystic fibrosis

University of Newcastle respiratory disease expert Professor Peter Wark will lead a new $2.1m project to develop targeted treatments for the rare genetic and life-threatening disease cystic fibrosis, which damages the lungs and digestive system.

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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.