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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.
A game-changing collaboration aimed at reducing the risk of concussion in sport is set to transform the way footy is played.
The planet’s most useful poo?
Deep beneath the sea's briny surface lies a funny little critter whose digestive pyrotechnics are so immense that they are literally reshaping the ocean floor.
Surviving cyclones: meet the team safeguarding our island nations
“It was really scary – anyone would feel the same, especially when you’re living on a small island in the middle of the Pacific.”
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.
The greatest threat to Aboriginal Language
Identity. Belonging. Connection. Language grounds us. Dhanggati and Gumbayingirr man, Dr Ray Kelly, reflects upon the importance of Aboriginal Language to inter-cultural understanding and reconciliation.
Be Gentle on Yourself
In 2018, Australian country music icon Melinda Schneider suddenly found herself in the paralysing grip of depression. Now she's helping other Australians find their way back from the brink.
Scene set for Great Hall graduation celebrations
More than 1550 graduates will relish the opportunity to celebrate their study achievements when they graduate in the University of Newcastle’s Great Hall from today.
Green hydrogen demonstration drives zero emission future
A state-of-the-art green hydrogen fuel, developed in partnership between the University of Newcastle and Southern Green Gas has today been unveiled and demonstrated in Hyundai’s NEXO hydrogen fuel cell SUV.
Food and Agribusiness Doctoral Training Centre established on the Central Coast
The University of Newcastle has today opened its newest Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), the Food and Agribusiness DTC, at Ourimbah.
Final phase of organisational change presented to staff for feedback
The University of Newcastle released the final phase of its organisational change program today. The Schools change proposals follow on from earlier changes to the University’s College structure, and recent proposed changes to the organisation’s Divisions.
Environmentally sustainable ARC projects awarded almost $2 million in funding
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest round of funding for Linkage Project grants, with three University of Newcastle projects attracting funding totalling $1,868,005.
Patients should get COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce death risk: study
An international research study has found that surgery dramatically increases the risk of death from COVID-19, recommending that all non-emergency surgery patients be vaccinated while awaiting procedures.
TAFE to Uni Webinar
Tune in to hear from our admissions staff and student ambassadors that will provide advice and give key insights into studying at the University of Newcastle.
Postgrad Info session
Drop into our Postgrad Info Session and talk one-on-one with our experienced staff. Whether you have a general question about how to apply or a more specific question such as credit for prior learning, we will have people on hand to help you make the right decision. Now is the time.
Join Shane Fitzsimmons, Commissioner of Resilience NSW, and Lord Mayor Cr Nuatali Nelmes and their panel of experts as they discuss sustainable development issues, design and policy directions both within our direct communities and in our neighbouring regions - locally and globally.
2021 Career Advisers Admissions Webinar
Sam Doherty, the senior manager of Admissions, will be running a live University of Newcastle admissions 101 / update webinar.
2021 Career Advisers New Degree Update Webinar
Hear from our specialist academics on new degrees available in 2021 including the Bachelor of Criminology and Bachelor of Data Science.