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Tsunami threat to Sydney intensifies need for increased awareness

Tsunami threat to Sydney intensifies need for increased awareness

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Whirlpools at the Spit, inundation of Manly Corso and major disruptions are possible impacts revealed in a first-of-its-kind study into the tsunami threat to all of Sydney Harbour.

Creative industries festival will eXcite Newcastle's CBD

Creative industries festival will eXcite Newcastle's CBD

Monday, 15 October 2018

Short film screenings, concerts, pop up music ensembles and more will enliven Newcastle’s CBD, as students from the creative industries come together to exhibit their final works in a first-of-its-kind week-long festival – Festival X, where X marks the spot.

VR key to increasing resilience in Australian troops

VR key to increasing resilience in Australian troops

Saturday, 13 October 2018

In the hopes of utilising advanced tools to enhance resilience, a first-of-its kind project led by the University of Newcastle (UON) will explore Virtual Reality (VR) training as a new method to ensure Australian troops are equipped with resilience training ahead of deployment.

Two researchers awarded prestigious Fellowship

Two researchers awarded prestigious Fellowship

Friday, 12 October 2018

Two University of Newcastle researchers are among 37 new Fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) in recognition for their outstanding contributions to health and medical research.

Pioneering medicine program celebrates 40 year milestone

Pioneering medicine program celebrates 40 year milestone

Friday, 12 October 2018

Australia’s next generation of doctors, and those trusted to educate them, will face a new set of challenges as they lead the profession in to the future, Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder, AO, will propose when he delivers the 2018 David Maddison Lecture.

Brain fertiliser nurtures new hope for stroke survivors

Brain fertiliser nurtures new hope for stroke survivors

Friday, 12 October 2018

A hormone already at our fingertips could provide a simple answer for a first-of-its-kind treatment to promote ‘brain fertilisers’ and significantly improve quality of life for stroke survivors, potentially even months or years after experiencing a stroke.

Study reveals which cup of coffee delivers the biggest caffeine kick

Study reveals which cup of coffee delivers the biggest caffeine kick

Thursday, 4 October 2018

An Australian study investigating five popular types of coffee brewing methods has found that espresso contains the highest concentration of caffeine.

Innovation Launchpad to drive energy and resources startups

Innovation Launchpad to drive energy and resources startups

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Businesses and startups in energy and resources will reap the benefit of world class research with the launch of a new research centre in Newcastle.