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Scholarships to boost academic careers for 132 PhD students

Scholarships to boost academic careers for 132 PhD students

The University of Newcastle today recognised the recipients of the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Training Priority Scheme, aimed at providing a pathway for Honours students to undertake a PhD and gain teaching skills to enhance their academic career prosp

University announces $4 million partnership in carbon capture and conversion

University announces $4 million partnership in carbon capture and conversion

Researchers at the University of Newcastle have today received a grant for $4 million to further their work developing systems that capture carbon dioxide and either store it or convert it into low-carbon fuels and chemicals.

Queer Newcastle in the '50s to '80s – Your experience counts

Queer Newcastle in the '50s to '80s – Your experience counts

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are seeking to uncover some of the hidden histories of relations between members of the LGBTQ+ community and police between 1950 and 1980.

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Precision medicine could be all in the genes

Precision medicine could be all in the genes

A breakthrough in precision medicine has revealed existing medications and supplements could be repurposed to solve gaps in the treatment of chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma.

University of Newcastle named the leading university partner for a better world

University of Newcastle named the leading university partner for a better world

The University of Newcastle, Australia has been named #1 in the world for partnering for a more sustainable future in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.

Hair reveals short, intense exercise sessions conquer school stress

Hair reveals short, intense exercise sessions conquer school stress

For the first time, measuring the levels of the stress hormone Cortisol in the hair of senior school students has proven that short, high-intensity exercise significantly reduces stress and improves memory, overall wellbeing and fitness in adolescents.

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