biosensor shown on a finger

News • 13 Jul 2021

World-first needle-free diabetes test

A world-first, pain-free diabetes test developed at the University of Newcastle could be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device.

Conjoint Associate Professor Craig Gedye

News • 9 Jul 2021

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

People living with cancer and the healthcare professionals caring for them are the winners from a $7 million investment, announced by NSW Regional Health Partners on Friday.

Dementia Study Patient in HMRI MRI with technician

News • 8 Jul 2021

Hunter people to benefit from local research into dementia tests and treatments

Two exciting new research studies that will look to identify those most at risk of developing dementia and then attempt to delay or stop its development are underway in the Hunter New England region.

Paul Jeans

News • 5 Jul 2021

Statement from the Chancellor

A university is by its very essence — universitas magistrorum et scholarium — a community of teachers and scholars and is the bedrock for higher teaching and learning; for research; for the discovery and development of new ideas – all for the betterment of individuals and society.

Governor General David Hurley widget

News • 24 Jun 2021

Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

In recognition of their significant academic achievement, students across the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses will mark the culmination of their studies at graduation ceremonies over the next week.

University of Newcastle logo

News • 22 Jun 2021

Update on Chancellorship

The University of Newcastle announced today that Mr Paul Jeans has been reappointed as Chancellor, following the decision of the Hon. Mark Vaile not to proceed with his appointment.

University of Newcastle logo

News • 21 Jun 2021

Update on Chancellor appointment

The Hon. Mark Vaile has reviewed his decision to take on the role of Chancellor of The University of Newcastle and has advised of his intention now not to proceed.

New1000 study

News • 17 Jun 2021

Tackling health issues at their origin with NEW1000 study

Researchers will study the human microbiome in pregnant women, fathers, and their children to determine the impact of a healthy microbiome on health outcomes.

Mark Hughes

News • 15 Jun 2021

Mark Hughes Foundation makes $7.5 million commitment to accelerating brain cancer research

Aimed at dramatically intensifying Australia’s brain cancer research efforts, the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) has today announced a $7.5 million five-year philanthropic commitment to the University of Newcastle.

Maddison Elliott dive at Forum Aquatic Centre opening

News • 15 Jun 2021

Hunter Region’s premier aquatic facility makes a splash at official reopening

The region’s premier swimming and aquatic facility reopened today, much to the delight of athletes, recreational swimmers, families, students, and the broader community.

AM medal

News • 14 Jun 2021

Remarkable Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The University of Newcastle congratulates all Australians recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours, in particular those belonging to the University’s esteemed community.

News • 11 Jun 2021

Safe return of international students to Newcastle

Statement from Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO on the safe return of international students to Newcastle

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