News and events
News • 15 Sep 2020
Having helped train more than 100 Indigenous doctors, the University of Newcastle’s Thurru Indigenous Health Unit is recruiting for its next intake of aspiring doctors.
News • 6 Sep 2020
From this Fathers’ Day, 30,000 NSW fathers will get the chance to have messages from their new baby even if it’s before the birth. Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) have created a digital platform to deliver advice and guidance directly to new dads via text.
News • 3 Sep 2020
Each year in the Hunter New England region more than 900 people experience their first heart attack, placing the region within NSW’s highest cardiovascular disease mortality band.
News • 26 Aug 2020
Take a sneak peek into the new $72.5 million Central Coast Research Institute (CCRI) and University of Newcastle Central Coast Clinical School (UONCCCS) with new vision been made publicly available today.
News • 20 Aug 2020
From estimating soil moisture using a remote sensor to management of childhood stuttering in Sri Lanka, this year's virtual Three Minute Thesis competition showcased intriguing and excellent PhD research.
News • 18 Aug 2020
Congratulations to Associate Professor Gillian Gould of the School of Medicine and Public Health who has been honoured for her research into the health implications of smoking.
News • 14 Aug 2020
Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health (ALSWH) has revealed the significant risks associated with pre-loading with alcohol.
News • 12 Aug 2020
Esteemed cancer researcher and charity advocate, Dr Matthew Dun, has been acknowledged for his dedication to improving cancer survival outcomes, with a 2020 ‘Young Tall Poppy’ science award.
News • 12 Aug 2020
The University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health has seen a significant jump in the number of allied health students choosing to go rural in 2021, showing the increasing popularity of rural locations among domestic undergraduate students.
News • 7 Aug 2020
Professor Erich Kisi shares his innovation journey as co-founder of renewable energy storage company MGA Thermal at I2N's Startup Stories
News • 22 Jul 2020
A ground-breaking opportunity was announced today by the University of Newcastle for students who have overcome major life challenges to study Medicine.
News • 20 Jul 2020
Laboratory tests conducted at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute have shown that a modified form of medicinal cannabis can kill or inhibit cancer cells without impacting normal cells, revealing its potential as a treatment rather than simply a relief medication.
Event • 22 Sep 2020 from 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Join revolutionary Professor Paul Dastoor as he explores how the current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of the global environment and the urgent role that scientific research and technology development must play in building a sustainable future.
Event • 22 Sep 2020 from 2:00pm - 3:30pm
This session will provide top tips for writing successful Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence (ROPE) statements for Australian Research Council grant applications.
Event • 23 Sep 2020 from 11:00am - 12:30pm
This will be a facilitated discussion on the NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies scheme and provide the opportunity for Q&A and advice.
Event • 13 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for the final instalment of this three part series, providing information and practical advice for engaging with Industry and/or end-users.
Event • 15 Oct 2020 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Continue the development of your wellness plan, also the exchange of ideas and the opportunity to ask questions.
Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 11:30am - 1:00pm
Join this session to learn how to develop a Data Management Plan; create a data record in compliance with the Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research; and publish your data to meet your funding or publishing requirements.
Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
At this workshop you'll learn the three elements of communication, how to build a compelling pitch and how to overcome nerves.
Event • 20 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Find out how to identify publishers that let you retain your author rights; apply Creative Commons licences to your work; or negotiate your rights using an author addendum to the standard publishing agreement.
Event • 21 Oct 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
An introduction to online tools for finding open access research; analysing your open access citation patterns; and looking at your open access footprint.
Event • 22 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 11:00am
Find out how you can increase the impact of your research by linking your peer reviewed open access papers to Wikipedia entries in your field.
Event • 22 Oct 2020 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn how to identify credible, relevant and high impact open access journals to publish in.