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A life purpose born from mother’s trauma
Every day in Ethiopia 27 to 33 women die due to birth-related complications. Teketo Tegegne has made it his life’s purpose to protect new mothers and future generations.
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 that’s already here – Hydrogen
Greenest ride? Why this hydrogen fuel produced from thin air and sunshine is sure to rev you up.
The sperm discovery that’s set to both create and save lives
Aiding cancer research and helping to solve major issues with male fertility? It’s all in a day’s work for the humble sperm.
The op-shop funding global cancer research
Tucked away in Rutherford, New South Wales, lies an unassuming second-hand store whose dedicated volunteers have quietly raised millions for Hunter researchers combating cancer.
DadPlay: Tackling challenging behaviour in 3–5-year-olds
Australian fathers in rural, regional and remote areas, who are raising children aged three to five, with challenging behaviour, will have a helping hand through a new mobile-phone-based service.
Global leader appointed at University of Newcastle
The University of Newcastle has today announced the appointment of Professor Kent Anderson to the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global.
University awarded $2 million industry funding
The University of Newcastle’s Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials (GICAN), has today signed an agreement worth $2.119 million with InnovationClub Pty Ltd to further their research on plastic alternatives.
Scholarships to boost academic careers for 132 PhD students
The University of Newcastle today recognised the recipients of the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Training Priority Scheme, aimed at providing a pathway for Honours students to undertake a PhD and gain teaching skills to enhance their academic career prosp
University announces $4 million partnership in carbon capture and conversion
Researchers at the University of Newcastle have today received a grant for $4 million to further their work developing systems that capture carbon dioxide and either store it or convert it into low-carbon fuels and chemicals.
Queer Newcastle in the '50s to '80s – Your experience counts
Researchers at the University of Newcastle are seeking to uncover some of the hidden histories of relations between members of the LGBTQ+ community and police between 1950 and 1980.
The Watt Street Gallery will exhibit gatherED from 28 April - 23 May 2021. Please join our guest curator and the artists for the launch 'gatherED' Saturday 1 May from 2 - 4pm.
This production is a University of Newcastle research project to investigate how a Greek play may be performed in the modern proscenium arch theatre, as opposed to the arena configuration for which they were originally designed.
2021 Parent info session: Year 10 subject selection
Join to learn about the subject selection process and study options from student ambassadors at the University of Newcastle.
In Conversation with Dr Alan Finkel AO
Join Dr Alan Finkel AO, for the first Looking Ahead In Conversation for 2021, as his public address helps the audience to understand the vast opportunities available through low emissions technology.
The 'Lucky Country'
Join Hugh Mackay AO, Professor Catharine Coleborne and panel members in thoughtful debate, questions and analysis of what a kind, loving and advancing community looks like in Australia and the barriers we face as a society.