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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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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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University microplastics research in the United Nations spotlight

University microplastics research in the United Nations spotlight

Recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a world-leader in microplastics research, University of Newcastle’s Dr Thava Palanisami has been invited to speak at the Geneva Beat Plastic Pollution Dialogues and showcase University of Newcastle-based research on the world-stage.

Pop-up legal clinic returns to support the Newcastle community

Pop-up legal clinic returns to support the Newcastle community

After a challenging 2020, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s pop-up clinic at Merewether beach is returning to offer free legal advice to individuals struggling with any law-related matters.

University of Newcastle VC Professor Alex Zelinsky formally takes over the reins as Chair of NUW Alliance

University of Newcastle VC Professor Alex Zelinsky formally takes over the reins as Chair of NUW Alliance

Media announcement by the NUW Alliance announcing University of Newcastle VC Professor Alex Zelinsky formally takes over the reins as Chair of NUW Alliance.

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Great ideas attract $7 million in NHMRC grants

Great ideas attract $7 million in NHMRC grants

Seven University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded more than $7 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants, designed to support innovative and creative research projects which address a specific question.

Muscling RNA polymerase off the DNA

Muscling RNA polymerase off the DNA

Researchers elucidate a unique molecular mechanism for efficient gene expression in pathogenic bacteria

University of Newcastle author wins major literary award

University of Newcastle author wins major literary award

Professor Sarah Wright, a human geographer from the University of Newcastle is part of a collective of women who were joint winners of the Prime Minister’s literary awards non-fiction category.

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