Grants, Innovation and Impact
News • 25 Jul 2019
Researchers investigate success in higher education from the perspective of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds
News • 4 Jun 2019
The research group around ARC Laureate Fellow George Willis was recently granted a special semester at the Bernoulli Center in Lausanne, Switzerland to take place in the second half of 2020.
News • 3 May 2019
Research scientists at the University of Newcastle have shown that the red triangle slug (Triboniophorus graeffei) produces a sticky defence mucus when disturbed that is strong enough to glue down predators for days.
News • 15 Apr 2019
A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.
News • 2 Apr 2019
Congratulations to Professor Brett Neilan on being awarded an ARC Linkage Project Grant entitled Mitigating the risk of cyanobacterial blooms in wastewater ponds for $456,527 for the period 2019-2021.
News • 27 Mar 2019
The global impact and quality of the University's research has risen, with 95 per cent now rated ‘at or above world standard’, according to a rigorous and independent international benchmarking assessment.
News • 7 Mar 2019
Beach goers safeguarded by new drone tracking technology.
News • 7 Mar 2019
In the December 2018 round of National Health and Medical Research Council funding, Faculty of Science researchers secured just over $4.8 million dollars in funding.
News • 27 Feb 2019
A world-first sperm extender is set to more than double the effectiveness of artificial insemination rates in horses and may also have implications for humans.
News • 26 Feb 2019
Recognised for their potential to create global impact in their fields, three University of Newcastle researchers will receive prestigious Australian-American Fulbright Scholarships in a presentation at Parliament House this week.
News • 15 Feb 2019
An underwater drone has highlighted that catch and release fishing may have significant damaging effects on sharks, increasing their risk of predation.
News • 3 Oct 2017
The Australian Future Chemist Consortium, a partnership between the University of Newcastle, Murdoch University, Australian National University, Flinders University and RMIT University, was recently announced successful in attaining New Colombo Plan 2018 funding.