Mosquito mates: how clothing has stopped mozzies and started a movement
Student start-up Borne Clothing has developed a mosquito-repelling clothing line that is contributing to the fight against malaria.
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Learning the hard truth
The intensity of Australia’s violent colonial history cannot be ignored, documented in the first comprehensive, nation-wide mapped record of frontier massacres. Now, it’s time to learn from this truth-telling.
Projects to real world: The proof and possibilities of commercialised research
From leading sustainability technology, to treating cancer, and revolutionising education – the University of Newcastle is changing the game.
Improving Indigenous Healthcare
Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon, Associate Professor Dr Kelvin Kong is committed to empowering communities and removing barriers that prevent access to critical healthcare services.
The talking cure
Speech pathology students are playing an important role in the establishment of a new community-centred program to improve outcomes for children in regional NSW.
For many young refugees, the collision of their old and new lives transpires in the schoolyard. Helping our educators create spaces of belonging is more important than ever.
Deadly in the Water
How the story of the Irukandji carried Jasmine Miikika Craciun's talents from the rippling shores of Newcastle to the Olympic waves of Japan.
People in the Hunter and around the country are using a unique community program to keep Indigenous languages alive.
A leap of faith
Citizen scientists are teaming up with University of Newcastle researchers leading Australia’s effort to prevent the extinction of precious amphibians.
A life purpose born from mother’s trauma
Every day in Ethiopia 27 to 33 women die due to birth-related complications. Teketo Tegegne has made it his life’s purpose to protect new mothers and future generations.
Indigenous history grounds new Australians
How a virtual glimpse into the world's oldest civilisation changed the course of one refugee's journey.
A raw deal for young workers
Wage theft, harassment, immediate dismissal. A stark look at the challenges facing hospitality workers.