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Untangling fatherhood, one text at a time
Whether it’s a request from their child in utero or a reminder to pick up their crying baby, thousands of new fathers are taking advice by text from SMS4dads.
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.
The Long Game of Brain Cancer Research
The determination Mark Hughes displayed on the rugby league field with the Newcastle Knights continues to drive his effort to find a cure for brain cancer.
Could freezing koala sperm save the species?
A team of conservation scientists are banking on IVF technology to protect Australia’s endangered koalas long-term and preserve precious genetics.
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.
A return to Indigenous-led solutions may be our only hope to reverse plastics pollution
Five things you need to know about stroke
It’s National Stroke Week (8 – 14 August) and HMRI and the University of Newcastle are on a mission to raise awareness about risk factors and rehabilitation research.
Sick with worry: Could you have cyberchondria?
Do you Google your symptoms? Do you convince yourself that you have a condition based on what you’ve read? And does this whole process make you extremely anxious?
Central Coast to host University of Newcastle’s first in-person Open Day since 2019
Around 1,500 prospective students and members of the public are expected to stream through the University of Newcastle’s Ourimbah Campus this Saturday as the University throws open its doors for the first in-person Open Day since 2019.
Six University of Newcastle Singapore Alumni honoured with key to the City of Newcastle
Six University of Newcastle Alumni who completed the Colombo Plan Scholarship Program have received keys to the city in recognition of their work to promote Newcastle internationally.
Research builds asthma shared decision-making toolkit
University of Newcastle early career researcher and Accredited Practising Dietitian Dr Rebecca McLoughlin has been awarded an Asthma Australia fellowship to develop a shared decision-making toolkit to support the delivery of a personalised medicine strategy for people with chronic airway diseases -
Newcastle Open Day - you're invited
The University of Newcastle is excited to welcome prospective students to our Callaghan campus for our first Open Day since 2019. For anyone considering study, this is an opportunity to have a glimpse into what it’s like to be a student at the University of Newcastle.
We're beyond stoked to let you know that after a two-year break, Autonomy Day is back! Autonomy Day is the annual celebration of the University of Newcastle becoming independent from the University of New South Wales in 1965.
National Science Week Expo
Come and celebrate National Science Week with us. Our Brennan Room will be filled with interactive activities run by staff members from the College of Engineering, Science and Environment. Try out a lie detector, some glass investigation, science experiments, and more!
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.