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News

 World-first needle-free diabetes test

World-first needle-free diabetes test

A world-first, pain-free diabetes test developed at the University of Newcastle could be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device.

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

The Translational Cancer Research Capacity Building Grant will build an innovative cancer research network in the Hunter, New England, Central Coast and the Mid North Coast, led by Dr Craig Gedye.

Hunter Region’s premier aquatic facility makes a splash at official reopening

Hunter Region’s premier aquatic facility makes a splash at official reopening

The region’s premier swimming and aquatic facility reopened today, much to the delight of athletes, recreational swimmers, families, students, and the broader community.

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Remarkable Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Remarkable Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The University of Newcastle congratulates all Australians recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours, in particular those belonging to the University’s esteemed community.

Gut instincts lead new direction in COPD research

Gut instincts lead new direction in COPD research

University of Newcastle researchers have discovered a new connection between gut health and one of the world's deadliest diseases.

Former Deputy PM named 8th University of Newcastle Chancellor

Former Deputy PM named 8th University of Newcastle Chancellor

The University of Newcastle Council has today announced that former Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Mark Vaile AO will be the eighth Chancellor of the University of Newcastle.

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.