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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?
Borneo offers students a taste of research, culture and connection
20 uni students, proboscis monkeys and a rockstar professor make for an unforgettable trip to Borneo, Indonesia.
Traditional knowledge key to solving the world’s plastics pollution disaster
A return to Indigenous-led solutions may be our only hope to address the global waste issue, according to researchers.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Newcastle becomes first Australian University to achieve two Cygnet Awards
The University of Newcastle has become the first University in Australia to be awarded two Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Cygnet Awards, recognising its work to support academic and professional women.
Chancellor Jeans to retire after decade of high distinction
The University of Newcastle Chancellor, Mr Paul Jeans, has announced he will retire at the end of the year, following more than ten years in the prestigious post.
Groundbreaking new research and a scientific career sparked by a High School teacher
New research by ‘ARC Centre of Excellence–Minerals’ researcher Josh Starrett maps a path to more-sustainable minerals processing by evidencing energy savings and waste reductions made possible by using Australian technology the REFLUX™ Classifier (RC).
Personalised care at the heart of significant funding boost
More than $17.6 million has been awarded to Newcastle researchers working to better support patients and their carers in the latest Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) round administered by the Australian Government.
Associate Professor Matt Dun named Lake Mac Ambassador for 2023
University of Newcastle cancer researcher, Associate Professor Matt Dun, has been selected as Lake Macquarie’s Ambassador of the Year for 2023.
The University of Newcastle first NSW university to achieve Cygnet Award
The University of Newcastle is the first NSW university to be awarded a Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Cygnet Award, recognising its work to boost career development support for academic and professional women.
Leadership Stories: An Evening with Niav Owens
Join Niav Owens as she takes us through her journey from University of Newcastle alumna, to leading Australian sports journalist. This free event is open to all students, staff and alumni of the University.
Join us to celebrate Harmony Day on Tuesday, March 21!
Looking Ahead; Professor Penny Jane Burke UNESCO Chair
Share an evening with Professor Penny Jane Burke as she examines how higher education can be mobilised for social transformation. In her first in-depth public presentation as UNESCO Chair Penny Jane Burke will discuss the program of work to illustrate how this might be translated to practice.
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.