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Medicine student tells the story of dementia

Medicine student tells the story of dementia

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

University of Newcastle medicine student, Tara Kannan, has been announced as a winner of this year’s National Dementia Storytelling Competition, an annual awareness initiative run by Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to improve the care of people living with dementia.

Professor Ajayan Vinu elected Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science

Professor Ajayan Vinu elected Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Professor Ajayan Vinu of the University of Newcastle’s School of Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS).

Funding success to aid early interventions for cancer and stroke

Funding success to aid early interventions for cancer and stroke

Monday, 16 July 2018

Two exceptional Early to Mid-Career Researchers have secured more than $1.16 million to explore early intervention methods for two significant health challenges.

Paralegal to compete in Australia’s largest moot court competition

Paralegal to compete in Australia’s largest moot court competition

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Courtney Parnell, a paralegal at Moray & Agnew Lawyers, has been selected as one of four students to represent the University of Newcastle at the largest moot court competition in Australia.

Public health expert acknowledged with Australian Alumni Award

Public health expert acknowledged with Australian Alumni Award

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Renowned public health expert and UON alumnus, Dr Thira Woratanarat, was awarded the Alumni Community Engagement Award at the 2018 Australian Alumni Awards in Bangkok, last night.

Honorary doctorate awarded to global leader in equity and education

Honorary doctorate awarded to global leader in equity and education

Monday, 9 July 2018

Internationally-renowned expert in the field of education, Professor Geoff Whitty CBE has been admitted to the degree of Doctor of Education (honoris causa) at the University of Newcastle.

Alternate pathways for young people who have perpetrated violence

Alternate pathways for young people who have perpetrated violence

Friday, 6 July 2018

Practitioner academics from the University of Newcastle have been awarded $582,361 by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services (DSS) to deliver an innovative, cross-sector initiative addressing the issue of interpersonal violence in the lives of young people (10 to 17 years of age).

Oral health graduate filling the gap in Indigenous communities

Oral health graduate filling the gap in Indigenous communities

Thursday, 5 July 2018

It was Jackie Cunningham’s first international placement in Cambodia with the University of Newcastle that solidified her decision to pursue a career improving oral health in disadvantaged communities.