Welcome to new
Now, more than ever, the world needs new. New thinking, new ideas, new approaches to solve the world's greatest problems.
Professor Ravi Naidu and his team are making drinking water safe in Bangladesh.
The world needs new
The promise of a better future for our world lies in finding innovative solutions for the world’s greatest problems. Our world-class research drives the kind of innovation and discovery that challenges conventional thinking. Our research breaks new ground and changes lives.
See how the University of Newcastle is meeting these problems head on.
Professor Ravi Naidu is removing 250 gigatons of life threatening contaminants polluting our world.
Professors Chris Levi, Neil Spratt, Mark Parsons and their teams are finding new ways to help save the lives of stroke victims.
Professor Moghtaderi is fighting global warming by making breakthroughs, like methane gas conversion.
Dr Amy Maguire advises for the collective human right of persons displaced by climate change.
Professor Paul Dastoor and his team have developed a printable saliva-based test of glucose levels for diabetics.
Shan Turner-Carroll produces striking mystical images inspired by his upbringing and cultural heritage.
Associate Professor Kym Rae is working to improve health and literacy in indigenous communities.
New needs you
New needs your curiosity, your passion, your optimism. It needs those who are excitedly entrepreneurial and those eager to have impact. To do good things, to make good things, invent good things. It needs those who are on the verge of breaking through, and who dream of shaping a brighter future for all.
See how our students are bringing new to the world.
New doesn’t just happen. It takes the right people to chase it. Just like our students, who’ve each brought new into our world.
Daisy is finding new opportunities in accounting and finance
Lily is designing for social justice through architecture
Liam’s entrepreneurial spirit has led to a new fashion business
Thandi’s work in communications is empowering change
New Speaks Out
Irini is enabling positive social change through community services
James is giving kids new skills in computing and technology
Mikahlia is bringing dynamic new perspectives to education
Eric’s engineering projects find new ways to safeguard our lives
New Changes Lives
Kate is educating and advocating for basic health and medical services globally
Elise is persuing law to be a voice for justice and equality
Nathan is forging new career paths in science and the environment
New Sings Out
Jacob is inspiring the next generation of voices in our society
Tye’s Central Coast based research is finding new dimensions in sports science
Daniel completed Open Foundation and is now unlocking new opportunities in business