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For some people, the knowledge of who they are and where they come from is clouded in mystery. A new workshop, led by The Wollotuka Institute, aims to clear the air.
Learning the hard truth
The intensity of Australia’s violent colonial history cannot be ignored, documented in the first comprehensive, nation-wide mapped record of frontier massacres. Now, it’s time to learn from this truth-telling.
Five in-demand careers
The most in-demand jobs set to surge over the next five years in Australia have recently been revealed by the Australian Prime Minister, and it’s no surprise the University of Newcastle is a breeding ground for graduates in fields listed in the top 10.
Girls to the front
Female high school students in the Hunter are being inspired to pursue meaningful careers in STEM thanks to a unique program created over a conversation at a campus cafe.
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.
Opinion: Celebrating our cultural and arts legacy
Dog vaccine and steel recycling projects awarded nearly $800,000 in Australian Research Council funding
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest round of funding for Linkage Project grants, with two University of Newcastle projects attracting funding totalling nearly $800,000.
Researchers make new connections between sperm and overall health
Researchers from the Infertility and Reproduction Program at Hunter Medical Research Institute have unearthed a connection between lipid peroxidation that occurs in both poor sperm health and in other diseases.
Energy Doctoral Training Centre launched to support the new energy economy
The University of Newcastle has launched a third Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) in Energy.
Media Statement: Enterprise bargaining and industrial action
Solving the nation’s challenges: $3million in ARC funding
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest rounds of funding for the Future Fellowships and DECRA schemes, with four University of Newcastle projects attracting funding of more than $3 million for projects of national importance.
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.