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We are proud of our record in Indigenous higher education, innovation and engagement, which has been driven by relationships with the Indigenous community and through the work of the Wollotuka Institute.
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Whether you are a business, NGO, charity organisation or simply an engaged member of the community, there is an opportunity for you to collaborate and engage with the University.
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.
Early-career researchers boosted in mission to beat cancer
Three University of Newcastle early career cancer researchers have been awarded grants to support their work investigating blood and gynaecological cancers.
2023 Ma & Morley scholars begin their transformative experience
This year, 25 Scholars will begin their life-changing experience as part of the University of Newcastle’s Ma & Morley Scholarship Program. Now in its sixth year, the Ma & Morley Scholarship Program has provided a transformative experience to close to 170 university students since 2018.
Novel blood test could quash endometrial cancer
An exciting advancement in the early detection of endometrial cancer (cancer of the uterus lining) has secured $600,000 to further a novel blood test to identify the disease when highly treatable.
University of Newcastle Professor Appointed UNESCO Chair
The University of Newcastle’s Professor Penny Jane Burke has today been appointed a UNESCO Chair in Equity, Social Justice and Higher Education – a globally-prestigious role that will see her working to improve the lives of marginalised groups around the world.
2023 Australia Day Honours in celebration of our remarkable community
The University of Newcastle is proud to celebrate the accomplishments and impact of its diverse community who have been recognised in the 2023 Australia Day Honours.
Industry partnership aims to heal wound control problem
University of Newcastle experts and industry leaders will join forces to develop new ways to address wound control, a distressing problem that costs the Australian healthcare industry $3.5b each year.
Diabetes Biosensor Research Webinar - Professor Paul Dastoor
Learn more about this ground-breaking technology from Professor Paul Dastoor, a research leader in the Centre for Organic Electronics at the University of Newcastle. Professor Dastoor will also be joined on a panel by colleagues with expertise in this area.
Central Coast Next Gen Art Exhibition
Join us to celebrate young emerging artists of the Central Coast in the inaugural Coast Next Gen Art Exhibition. Open to the public from Monday 13 February until Friday 21 April.
Looking Ahead; Future of Housing on the Central Coast
Join us for an interesting discussion on the future of housing on the Central Coast.
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.