Students in a classroom at the City Campus

News • 4 May 2021

Scholarships to boost academic careers for 132 PhD students

The University of Newcastle today recognised the recipients of the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Training Priority Scheme, aimed at providing a pathway for Honours students to undertake a PhD and gain teaching skills to enhance their academic career prospects.

GICAN academics and partners pose with an MOU

News • 28 Apr 2021

University announces $4 million partnership in carbon capture and conversion

Researchers at the University of Newcastle will further their work to capture carbon dioxide and either store it or convert it into low-carbon fuels and chemicals, thanks to a $4 million deal signed today.

Person holding a rainbow flag to mask someone

News • 28 Apr 2021

Queer Newcastle in the '50s to '80s – Your experience counts

Researchers at the University of Newcastle are seeking to uncover some of the hidden histories of relations between members of the LGBTQ+ community and police between 1950 and 1980.

Genes

News • 26 Apr 2021

Precision medicine could be all in the genes

A breakthrough in precision medicine has revealed existing medications and supplements could be repurposed to solve gaps in the treatment of chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma.

students walking together on campus

News • 21 Apr 2021

University of Newcastle named the leading university partner for a better world

The University of Newcastle, Australia has been named #1 in the world for partnering for a more sustainable future in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.

Students at Chatswood High School complete a Burn2Learn session

News • 21 Apr 2021

Hair reveals short, intense exercise sessions conquer school stress

For the first time, measuring the levels of the stress hormone Cortisol in the hair of senior school students has proven that short, high-intensity exercise significantly reduces stress and improves memory, overall wellbeing and fitness in adolescents.

Woman with flu under a blanket and sneezing

News • 19 Apr 2021

Flu tracking system captures COVID-19 impact

One of the largest crowd-sourced public health surveillance systems in the world, known for detecting the spread of influenza, has revealed the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically impacted the 2020 flu season.

John Howard and Alex Zelinsky

News • 14 Apr 2021

Former Australian Prime Ministers celebrated at graduation

Two former Australian Prime Ministers were recognised for their contributions to the nation, in particular the higher education sector, by the University of Newcastle today.

April graduations

News • 9 Apr 2021

Scene set for Great Hall graduation celebrations

More than 1550 graduates will enjoy the opportunity to celebrate their study achievements when they graduate in the University of Newcastle’s Great Hall from today.

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi refills a hydrogen vehicle with his team's Green Hydrogen

News • 7 Apr 2021

Green hydrogen demonstration drives zero emission future

A state-of-the-art green hydrogen fuel, developed in partnership between the University of Newcastle and Southern Green Gas has today been unveiled and demonstrated in Hyundai’s NEXO hydrogen fuel cell SUV.

field of grain

News • 31 Mar 2021

Food and Agribusiness Doctoral Training Centre established on the Central Coast

The University of Newcastle has today opened its newest Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), the Food and Agribusiness DTC, at Ourimbah.

News • 30 Mar 2021

Final phase of organisational change presented to staff for feedback

After a challenging twelve months across the higher education sector, the University of Newcastle released the final phase of its organisational change program today. The Schools change proposals follow on from earlier changes to the University’s College structure, and recent proposed changes to the organisation’s Divisions.

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