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.

Eucalyptus trees

News • 26 Mar 2021

Environmentally sustainable ARC projects awarded almost $2 million in funding

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest round of funding for Linkage Project grants, with three University of Newcastle projects attracting funding totalling $1,868,005.

COVID-19 and surgery

News • 25 Mar 2021

Patients should get COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce death risk: study

An international research study has found that surgery dramatically increases the risk of death from COVID-19, recommending that all non-emergency surgery patients be vaccinated while awaiting procedures.

Dr Liza O'Donnell (L)

News • 25 Mar 2021

‘Sneaky’ sperm particles hitchhike around the body

A world-first discovery of ‘sneaky’ sperm particles found outside their ‘home’ in the testes offers new hope for men with fertility issues and new insight for cancer researchers.

Indigenous Education and Research Framework

News • 18 Mar 2021

Framework launched in commitment to Indigenous education and research

The University of Newcastle has unveiled a major piece in its longstanding commitment to Indigenous higher education, innovation and engagement with the launch of its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Research Framework, coinciding with national Close the Gap Day.

fast food hearts attacks

News • 17 Mar 2021

Research shows possible link between number of fast-food outlets and heart attacks

Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health (HNE Health) have found that for each new fast-food outlet the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people went up by four.

Emeritus Professor John Maynard

News • 15 Mar 2021

Indigenous research trailblazer honoured with lecture series

Esteemed historian and Indigenous research trailblazer, University of Newcastle Emeritus Professor John Maynard has been honoured with a new lecture series in his name.

Yarning Circle

News • 8 Mar 2021

Yarning Circle to bring communities together

A Yarning Circle, established to provide a significant and accessible meeting space for local Aboriginal communities and the Central Coast community, has officially opened at the University of Newcastle’s Ourimbah campus.

Students in a University of Newcastle building

News • 5 Mar 2021

Upward trajectory continues for University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle has improved its rankings in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021).

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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.