News • 11 Oct 2021

Name. Narrate. Navigate. A new way to combat youth violence

A significant funding boost will expand learnings from the Name.Narrate.Navigate (NNN) pilot program – a preventive-intervention program developed to address the significant, yet underserviced, issue of youth violence.

Associate Professor Nathan Bartlett

News • 7 Oct 2021

COVID-19 nasal spray moves to Phase 2 study

Encouraging preliminary results from an ongoing phase 1 study have triggered the announcement of phase 2 studies for a first-in-class nasal spray to protect people from respiratory viral diseases such as COVID-19 and influenza.

Kevin Galvin

News • 16 Sep 2021

National research centre opens to secure minerals for the future

The University of Newcastle has congratulated research and industry partners at today’s official opening of a $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence focussed on transforming the minerals industry and securing a low-carbon future.

Health research

News • 14 Sep 2021

NHMRC awards $8.3m to Newcastle researchers to investigate global health problems

Three University of Newcastle researchers are set to analyse some of the world’s most critical health problems, supported by more than $8.3m in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator grants.

Addictive eating

News • 9 Sep 2021

Do you feel like you’re addicted to food?

A new study by researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) will investigate treatments to assist individuals with addictive eating behaviours.

Pregnant woman

News • 8 Sep 2021

New study delivers answers about preterm labour

A team of researchers has discovered the process of labour during preterm birth is different from that of full-term birth.

HSC Support and Advice

News • 3 Sep 2021

Advice and support for COVID-19 impacted HSC students 

With year 12 students preparing for one of the most disrupted HSC periods in history, a leading education expert provides advice for coping with exam pressure and cautions perceptions that an ATAR is the only path to university.

University of Newcastle logo

News • 27 Aug 2021

University announces more support for Year 12 students

The University has announced more support for this year’s Year 12 students, including COVID adjustment points.

News • 17 Aug 2021

Funding success supports early career research translate to real-world

Five outstanding early career researchers have been successful in securing more than $2 million in the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.

Professor Pradeep Tanwar

News • 16 Aug 2021

Substantial grant awarded in the fight against ovarian cancer

Professor Pradeep Tanwar and his team have studied women with a family history of ovarian cancer to identify a blood-based protein biomarker that could help save the lives of millions of ovarian cancer patients around the world.

Dr Toby Mills

News • 4 Aug 2021

New approach to tackling mosquito-borne disease in the Hunter

New research to tackle one of Australia’s most prolific mosquitos, responsible for spreading most cases of Ross River virus, has commenced in the Hunter Region of New South Wales.

Street scape in China with screens projecting stock market

News • 30 Jul 2021

Securing Australia’s economic future amidst global uncertainty

A significant funding boost for Australian researchers will help secure the nation’s economic future, regardless of the uncertain relations between global powerhouses China and the United States.


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