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Crocheting maths and music into fibre art

Crocheting maths and music into fibre art

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Suspended six metres in the air and intertwining more than three kilometres of rope, University of Newcastle’s Fine Art student Louisa Magrics’ crochet-based installation, Hyperweb, will take a starring role at Vivid this week - the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas.

How creativity plays role in early childhood education

How creativity plays role in early childhood education

Monday, 21 May 2018

The Hunter’s early childhood community will have the opportunity to hear from two visiting Italian researchers on the role of creativity in early childhood education when they present at a public symposium at the University of Newcastle this week.

Innovation in health research awarded

Innovation in health research awarded

Monday, 21 May 2018

HMRI Researcher of the Year, Professor Clare Collins, has been awarded the President’s Award for Innovation at the Dietitians Association of Australia’s National conference for her work developing the Healthy Eating Quiz™.

Newcastle’s pioneering medical program celebrates milestone

Newcastle’s pioneering medical program celebrates milestone

Friday, 18 May 2018

Four decades ago the University of Newcastle’s Foundation Dean of Medicine, Professor David Maddison, was promised a free hand to create an innovative medical program.

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows awarded the title of Fellow

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows awarded the title of Fellow

Friday, 18 May 2018

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow by the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA).

University of Newcastle researcher crowned SciFinder Future Leader

University of Newcastle researcher crowned SciFinder Future Leader

Friday, 18 May 2018

University of Newcastle’s Dr Siddulu Naidu Talapaneni has been awarded the title of 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leader, recognising him as an up-and-coming leader in shaping the future of scientific information and innovation.

Professor Moghtaderi wins an Australian Good Design Award for the world’s first VAM abatement testing facility

Professor Moghtaderi wins an Australian Good Design Award for the world’s first VAM abatement testing facility

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi has been awarded a prestigious Good Design Award in the Engineering Design category for the world’s first large-scale testing facility for assessment of ventilation air methane (VAM) abatement systems.

New study: childhood asthma rates reduced with tailored intervention

New study: childhood asthma rates reduced with tailored intervention

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of Newcastle (UON), in collaboration with the University of Queensland and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, have confirmed that when a woman’s asthma medication is optimally controlled during pregnancy, the rate of asthma in her offspring is nearly halved.