The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor Alex Zelinsky (University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor and President), Carol Cooper (family), Lyn Morris (family), Bob Morris (family), Professor Jenny May (Director of University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health), Jenny Morris (family), Peter Morris (family)

News • 4 Dec 2019

Bequest to support education and training of rural healthcare professionals

Aspiring doctors and nurses from regional and remote areas will have greater opportunity to fulfil their career aspirations thanks to new scholarships being offered by the University of Newcastle.

News • 29 Nov 2019

Showcasing the latest engineering solutions

From a shark-proof wetsuit to an interactive boxing robot, a public exhibition taking place in Newcastle over the next nine days will showcase cutting-edge engineering and computing innovations from the University of Newcastle.

Professor Lyndall Ryan with the Colonial Frontier Massacre Map

News • 29 Nov 2019

University part of winning Walkley Award for coverage of Indigenous Affairs

The Killing Times, a collaboration between The Guardian Australia and the University of Newcastle’s Colonial Frontier Massacres research team has been awarded the 2019 Walkley Award for Coverage of Indigenous Affairs.

Dr Chris Kewley and Dr Elsa Licumba at the launch of CARE-P

News • 28 Nov 2019

Boundless opportunities on the African horizon

A new centre that will drive Australia-Africa education, research and innovation with the hope of improving life in both continents has been launched by the University of Newcastle.

News • 27 Nov 2019

Local researchers shine in global Highly Cited Researchers list

Four University of Newcastle researchers have been announced as Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science Group.

Dr Andrew Gardner examining brain scans

News • 27 Nov 2019

NRL pledges support to head injury research

The National Rugby League (NRL) will partner with the University of Newcastle and the Spaulding Research Institute at Harvard Medical School in one of the world’s largest studies into head injuries and brain health in collision sport.

Picture of Dr Kate Ariotti

News • 26 Nov 2019

War dead research and geometric flows the focus from $800,000 funding

Two early career researchers have received around $800,000 to enable them to conduct research into areas of national importance at the University of Newcastle.

News • 25 Nov 2019

Wi-Fi 6 launch keeps University of Newcastle at the front of tech for Higher Education

The University of Newcastle is introducing the world’s latest Wi-Fi technology, Wi-Fi 6, to its campuses from November 2019, just two months after the technology became available.

Bachelor Nursing student Damian Moore uses virtual reality conflict resolution

News • 25 Nov 2019

Ground-breaking conflict simulator helps train budding nurses

A world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle in conflict resolution.

Professor Jameson with the Jameson cell

News • 22 Nov 2019

OPINION: Newcastle know-how to our region and the world

If I told you Australia’s biggest-earning innovation for the past quarter century came from Newcastle, would you believe me? Indeed, it has outstripped earnings from other icons like WiFi and the Black Box, but is little known for its economic contribution to the country.

(L-R): Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Strategy and Leadership Nathan Towney, Taylah Gray, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky

News • 21 Nov 2019

The University of Newcastle launches Maligagu blueprint for Indigenous employment

Increasing the number of Indigenous people working at the University of Newcastle is just one of the goals of the Maligagu Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy and Action Plan 2019 – 2021 officially launched by the institution today.

Professor Lyndall Ryan with the map of Australia showing the colonial massacres

News • 18 Nov 2019

True extent of colonial frontier massacres revealed as new sites added to interactive map

The true extent of massacres on the colonial frontier of Australia has been revealed by researchers at the University of Newcastle. Around 97 per cent of people killed in these massacres were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.