The University of Newcastle, Australia

July 2013

News • 31 Jul 2013

Oral Health Van

Open up and say 'ah' - the oral health van hits the road again

Book Fair

News • 31 Jul 2013

Book fair treasures

Two volumes of poetry and prose by Robert Burns given as a farewell gift to a Scottish immigrant bound for Newcastle in 1876 are among the treasures at this year's University of Newcastle Book Fair.

Philip Morgan

News • 29 Jul 2013

Acclaim for researchers

University of Newcastle researchers have won two awards at the National Preventative Health Awards presented at the National Preventive Health Symposium at Parliament House in Canberra.

Work Integrated Learning Oral Health

News • 24 Jul 2013

Newcastle graduates earn thousands more

A 2012 Graduate Destination Survey just released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows University of Newcastle graduates earn higher graduate salaries than their peers.

UoN researcher, Paul Dastoor, antibiotic device

News • 23 Jul 2013

Medical innovation

University researcher's antibiotic device to improve home healthcare

CRC Wildlife Biodiversity

Research and Innovation • 23 Jul 2013

Leading the bid for a Cooperative Research Centre for Wildlife Biodiversity

The University of Newcastle is leading a Trans-Tasman consortium bid for a Cooperative Research Centre for Wildlife Biodiversity (Wildlife Biodiversity CRC) for the 16th CRC Selection Round.

Science and Engineering Challenge

News • 22 Jul 2013

University reaches out to budding science students

More than 1,400 budding scientists and engineers from 40 local schools have been invited to compete in the Ausgrid Newcastle Science and Engineering Challenge from July 22-26.

The Conversation

The Conversation • 22 Jul 2013

Shakespeare and cancer diagnoses: how bard can it be?

By Pablo Moscato, University of Newcastle; David Budden, University of Melbourne; Hugh Craig, University of Newcastle, and John W. Marsden, University of NewcastleShakespeare's plays and cancer: two seemingly unrelated topics with an underlying common thread.

The Conversation

The Conversation • 19 Jul 2013

Glum and glummer: Australia vs US on science literacy results

By Jonathan Borwein (Jon), University of Newcastle and David H. Bailey, University of California, DavisPerhaps the only positive note that can be sounded on the Australian science literacy survey results, released on Wednesday by the Australian Academy of Science (AAS), is they are somewhat better than those from a similar study done in the US.

Teachers' Visit Day

News • 18 Jul 2013

Teachers' Visit Day

Hunter teachers to flock to the University of Newcastle Teachers' Visit Day.

indigenous enrolments

News • 18 Jul 2013

Indigenous enrolments

The University of Newcastle enrols more Indigenous students than any other Australian university, new statistics show.

Cancer Genome Atlas

News • 17 Jul 2013

Cancer Genome Atlas

Scientists and clinicians aim to foster targeted approach to cancer treatment by improving communication channels.