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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
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
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?
A game-changing collaboration aimed at reducing the risk of concussion in sport is set to transform the way footy is played.
A leap of faith
Citizen scientists are teaming up with University of Newcastle researchers leading Australia’s effort to prevent the extinction of precious amphibians.
The next big thing in energy that’s already here – Hydrogen
Greenest ride? Why this hydrogen fuel produced from thin air and sunshine is sure to rev you up.
National research centre opens to secure minerals for the future
The University of Newcastle has congratulated research and industry partners at today’s official opening of a $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence focussed on transforming the minerals industry and securing a low-carbon future.
NHMRC awards $8.3m to Newcastle researchers to investigate global health problems
Three University of Newcastle researchers are set to analyse some of the world’s most critical health problems, supported by more than $8.3m in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator grants.
Do you feel like you’re addicted to food?
A new study by researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle will investigate treatments to assist individuals with addictive eating behaviours.
New study delivers answers about preterm labour
A team of researchers has discovered the process of labour during preterm birth is different from that of full-term birth.
Advice and support for COVID-19 impacted HSC students
With year 12 students preparing for one of the most disrupted HSC periods in history, a leading education expert provides advice for coping with exam pressure and cautions perceptions that an ATAR is the only path to university.
University announces more support for Year 12 students
The University has announced more support for this year’s Year 12 students, including COVID adjustment points.
Neridah Stockley: A Secular View
Please contact us for updates. At the University Gallery, spanning twenty-five years of practice by NT artist, Neridah Stockley, A Secular View explores the artist’s lyrical style and distinctive visual vernacular.
Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry and Lyrics
The University of Newcastle School of Humanities and Social Science, is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2021 Karen Thrift Prize for Poetry or Lyrics.
Postgrad Webinar: Upskilling
Want or need to upskill but not sure where to start? Join us online for a free webinar as we talk to the University’s LinkedIn Learning partners, staff and a current student as they discuss how short courses and further study can help you obtain the skills you need.