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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
$12m program rolling out regional diabetes care
The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Hunter New England Health Local Health District (HNELHD), the Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECCPHN) and the University of Newcastle are improving access to diabetes care in rural and regional areas.
Students, staff and businesses to be recognised in University of Newcastle Employability Excellence Awards
New benchmarking tool aims to reshape workplaces across Australia
More than half of Australian employees feel lonely in their work, with 15 per cent feeling 'extremely lonely', and younger Australians below 29 years of age feeling lonelier than any other age group.
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.