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Adam Spencer inspires school students in STEM

Adam Spencer inspires school students in STEM

Monday, 22 October 2018

Australian comedian, media personality and one of the world's best mathematics communicators, Adam Spencer, will educate and inspire Hunter school students in a series of problem solving sessions today.

Tourism student travelling towards a successful career

Tourism student travelling towards a successful career

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Third-year business student, Morgan Page, has her sights set on making her mark in the tourism industry after receiving a Minister’s Student Achiever Award last month.

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for caring

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for caring

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for their role as caregivers and some are at risk of being overburdened, according to a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.

Children's charity building on $2m foundation

Children's charity building on $2m foundation

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

There will be cheers, happy tears, canapés and cake when the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF) holds its 2018 Awards Night on Thursday, 18 October, presenting $75,000 in new grant funding while announcing its latest ‘CARE’ research excellence winners.

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.