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Untangling fatherhood, one text at a time
Whether it’s a request from their child in utero or a reminder to pick up their crying baby, thousands of new fathers are taking advice by text from SMS4dads.
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.
The Long Game of Brain Cancer Research
The determination Mark Hughes displayed on the rugby league field with the Newcastle Knights continues to drive his effort to find a cure for brain cancer.
Could freezing koala sperm save the species?
A team of conservation scientists are banking on IVF technology to protect Australia’s endangered koalas long-term and preserve precious genetics.
The surprising new role power plants will have in our green energy future
One of Australia’s oldest energy hubs, the Hunter Valley is approaching an uncertain future as the world's carbon crisis reaches a crescendo. But a company that has spun off from research done at the University of Newcastle is showing there is new life to be found in our old systems and infrastructure – and could see the region become a world-leader in clean, green power.
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.
MGA Thermal showcases pathway to reliable renewable energy as it reaches 20GWh of global storage interest
Australian clean energy company MGA Thermal today announced it has reached a milestone with customer interest for 20 GigaWatt hours (GWh) of energy storage, the equivalent of powering 1.3 million homes, from customers for its breakthrough technology.
Tertiary system can better support victims of gender-based violence
New research by the University of Newcastle has found students who are victim-survivors of gender-based violence overcome major challenges to access and fully participate in higher education – and the institution is pushing for change.
Mark Hughes Foundation and the University of Newcastle announce new $25 million Centre for Brain Cancer Research
The greatest minds that are fighting the frontline battle against brain cancer will be brought together as the new Mark Hughes Foundation Centre for Brain Cancer Research at the University of Newcastle, is officially announced today – Monday, June 27.
Inaugural Meg Purser Communications Scholarship awarded
A passion to make a positive impact in the community has seen second year University of Newcastle communications student Courtney Yeandle named as the inaugural recipient of the Meg Purser Scholarship.
Outstanding Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
The University of Newcastle congratulates and celebrates all Australians recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours, especially those belonging to the University’s esteemed community.
NSW Government announces $18M for University of Newcastle Gosford campus
The University of Newcastle has today welcomed the State Government’s commitment of $18 million for a new University campus in Mann Street, Gosford.
Startup Stories - Bliss Cavanagh (Creative Sensory Spaces)
Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.
How Industry Placements Work
Want to learn how to recruit current students for work experience and create a talent pipeline for your business? Find out about the value that a student may be able to add to your business at this free seminar hosted by the University of Newcastle and Port Stephens Council.
Jobs on Campus: Communications and Administrative Assistants
The University is looking for two current students to provide support for a range of projects. In this online information session we will provide details about the roles and tips on how to submit a high quality application.
Jobs on Campus: Careers Service Assistants
The University’s Careers Service is looking for current students to join their team as Careers Service Assistants. In this online information session we will provide details about the position and tips on how to submit a high quality application.
Centre for Organic Electronics Winter School
This three day event will give you a taste of the cutting-edge research that is going on in the Centre for Organic Electronics (COE) labs, highlighting the advantages of considering a career in research.
Career Connect Workshop
What steps can you take to build your employability? The first step in your journey is to attend the Career Connect workshop, where we will work with you to identify and develop your employability skills.
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.