News and events
News • 2 Feb 2021
Today’s cancer patient may be tomorrow’s cardiac patient, with almost a third of people who survive cancer developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).
News • 18 Dec 2020
Seven University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded more than $7 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas Grants, designed to support innovative and creative research projects which address a specific question.
News • 14 Dec 2020
There is light at the end of the tunnel for 550 students who will celebrate the culmination of their studies at the University of Newcastle Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.
News • 25 Nov 2020
An online intervention and e-health program to help families and friends supporting loved ones who use crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) has expanded to cover any type of substance addiction, including alcohol.
News • 20 Nov 2020
The University of Newcastle‘s ‘COVID-19 equipment shortage’ team has won a national higher education award for its remarkable contribution to the Australian community.
News • 17 Nov 2020
A world-leading researcher and advocate for Indigenous health, a 'match-maker’ for species conservationists, a 'Power 50' in the Australian music industry and the co-host of Australia’s first all Indigenous breakfast show are among the 2020 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence recipients.
News • 16 Nov 2020
Australia’s first Aboriginal surgeon, the highly acclaimed ear, nose and throat surgeon, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion.
News • 13 Nov 2020
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $6 million in competitive research funding through its Discovery Projects and Linkage Projects schemes.
News • 12 Nov 2020
The students, staff, businesses and community partners who inspire the University of Newcastle’s reputation for producing work-ready graduates have been recognised in the institution’s inaugural Employability Excellence Awards.
News • 12 Nov 2020
The Hunter’s researchers and their community supporters gathered with representatives from Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), the University of Newcastle, and HNE Local Health District to virtually celebrate and honour medical research excellence at the annual HMRI Awards Night – HMRI 2020.
News • 2 Nov 2020
Newcastle researchers have discovered a new way to kill leukaemia cells.
News • 23 Oct 2020
Australia’s largest and longest operating women’s health survey has secured $8.5m in funding.
Event • 17 Feb 2021 - 10 Mar 2021
If you are a doctor, nurse, or allied health professional looking to improve your knowledge of the role of nutrition communication in chronic disease prevention and management, this course is for you.
Event • 24 Feb 2021 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join like-minded creative business people, innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs to stay informed and connected.
Event • 4 Mar 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join the Research Advantage team to uncover the many initiatives aimed at empowering academics at all careers levels at our University.
Event • 11 Mar 2021 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm
This health specific information session will focus on developing Grant applications for the Medical Research Future Fund and Translational Research Grants Scheme.
Event • 30 Mar 2021 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm
This session will unpack research translation and provide a framework and practical advice and examples on knowledge translation.
Event • 22 Apr 2021 from 10:30am - 12:00pm
This session on NHMRC Development Grants will be delivered by the Research Grants Office and provide practical advice, information and opportunity for Q&A.