The University of Newcastle, Australia

What's on this week

Info session

Event • 5 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Grand Challenge Information Session

Are you up for the Challenge? Help us solve the local and global problem of mosquitoes.

Upcoming events

Looking Ahead Lecture Series

Event • 25 Aug 2020 from 5:15pm - 28 Jul 2020 until 6:30pm

Better Healthier Living - Looking Ahead Lecture Series

Join Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin as she examines the impact bushfires, drought and COVID-19 have had on our mental health and how we build resilience as a community to withstand growing and continual challenge.

Idea Spark Workshop

Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Idea Spark Workshop: Design Thinking

This Design Thinking Workshop will provide you with a framework to develop ideas for solutions that you can submit into the new Idea Spark Competition stage of the Grand Challenge.

Build an all-star team

Event • 31 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: Build an All-Star Team

Take advantage of this professional development opportunity where you will learn new skills, meet new people, and get a competitive edge - not just for the Grand Challenge but for your employability prospects too!

Grand Challenge AMA NBN

Event • 2 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Grand Challenge: Ask Me Anything with Nothing But Nets

At this Ask Me Anything you'll have the opportunity to pick the brains of people at the forefront of mosquito interventions to help you develop and refine a potential solution for submission to the Grand Challenge.

Build an all star team

Event • 7 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: Create Real-World Value

Having a great idea is one thing, but do you know if your solution is really providing the biggest value to end-users, beneficiaries, or customers so it can have the greatest impact?

2019 winners

Event • 9 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Grand Challenge: Ask Me Anything with 2019 Grand Challenge Winners

At this Ask Me Anything you'll have the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the teams that successfully secured funding in the 2019 Grand Challenge to help you develop and refine a potential solution for submission to the Grand Challenge.

Sustainable impact

Event • 14 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: Create Sustainable Impact

Take advantage of this professional development opportunity where you will learn how to utilise the 'lean startup' process and why the Business Model Canvas or the Mission Model Canvas is key to sustainable impact.

Ask me anything with Dr Cameron Webb

Event • 17 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Grand Challenge: Ask Me Anything with Dr Cameron Webb (NSW Health)

At this Ask Me Anything you'll have the opportunity to pick the brains of people at the forefront of mosquito interventions to help you develop and refine a potential solution for submission to the Grand Challenge.