News • 12 Apr 2024

University-school partnership project seeks to lift student outcomes

Twenty-five NSW government schools in communities with the least access to socio-educational advantage will benefit from a new research partnership project with the University of Newcastle’s Teachers and Teaching Research Centre (TTRC).

News • 12 Apr 2024

University of Newcastle Professor Appointed Chief Scientist for South Australia

The University of Newcastle has congratulated Professor Craig Simmons for his appointment to the role of Chief Scientist for South Australia.

Two women in high vis clothing wearing saftey goggles work in a lab

News • 10 Apr 2024

Solving our region’s greatest challenges at a world-class level

University of Newcastle secures top spots in global rankings

Greater Foundation to fund secondary stroke research

News • 4 Apr 2024

Foundation to fund research into secondary stroke prevention

Clinical researchers from John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of Newcastle will launch a study into the cardiac causes of stroke thanks to $268,176 in funding from the Greater Charitable Foundation.

Health at Every Size (HAES)

News • 3 Apr 2024

Popular holistic health approach delivers limited benefits

A new study has revealed a popular, holistic approach to managing an individual’s relationship with food and dieting has one clear benefit – reducing hunger. The Health at Every Size (HAES®) practice concentrates on intuitive eating behaviours, without focusing on changes in body weight or size.

Associate Professor Rachel Sutherland

News • 2 Apr 2024

Associate Professor Rachel Sutherland celebrated in NHMRC 10 of the best

Translational researcher Associate Professor Rachel Sutherland has been recognised in the National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) 10 of the Best list for 2024.

Vitamin A schizophrenia

News • 25 Mar 2024

New research investigates the genetics of circulating vitamin A

A Newcastle research team has been exploring the role of vitamin A in the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders.

Chancellor Forsythe shakes hands with Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC

News • 22 Mar 2024

University community to officially welcome Chancellor Forsythe

Hundreds of students, staff and community members will gather in the University of Newcastle’s Great Hall today to officially welcome the institution’s eighth chancellor, the Honourable Patricia Forsythe AM.

Pacific rapid response training

News • 19 Mar 2024

Newcastle expertise attracts $7.5m Australian Government grant to help boost Pacific region’s health

A University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Local Health District partnership working to strengthen field epidemiology capacity, disease surveillance and outbreak response in the Pacific for the past 10 years has been awarded $7.5m in Australian Government funding to continue their important work supporting public health training programs in the region.

Senator the Hon. Anthony Chisholm presenting at the TRaCE Inaugural Showcase

News • 6 Mar 2024

Inaugural Showcase debuts cutting-edge solar and hydrogen technologies

More than 200 industry, government officials, researchers, start-ups and university staff came together yesterday to celebrate the achievements of the Trailblazer for Recycling and Clean Energy (TRaCE) program.

Headshot of Associate Professor Amy Maguire smiling to camera

News • 6 Mar 2024

ARC Fellowships advance human rights research and ‘greener’ belt conveyor technology

The University of Newcastle’s Associate Professor Amy Maguire and Professor Craig Wheeler have been awarded prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Mid-Career Industry Fellowships. More than $2.2m combined will fund their respective projects to support national human rights law reform; and to halve the energy used to convey Australia’s most valuable export commodities.