The University of Newcastle, Australia

January 2014

Current Students • 31 Jan 2014

2014 Graduate Careers Expo

The Graduate Careers Expo provides you with a fantastic opportunity to ask questions about graduate programs being offered by the attending organisations and to find out who employers are looking for.

Australia Day

News • 28 Jan 2014

Australia Day Honours

Dr Peter Wakeford, a Clinical Supervisor with the University of Newcastle's Medical School from 1982 to1995, received the Order of Australia medal in the 2014 Australia Day honours list, for service to medicine, and to the community.

Three gram baby brush tailed wallaby

News • 24 Jan 2014

New breeding technique addresses extinction rates

With Australia leading the world in mammal extinctions, an innovative breeding technique could bring Australia's threatened kangaroos and wallabies back from the brink.

Slingshot launch

News • 23 Jan 2014

Accelerator initiative launches business ideas

The UON Slingshot Accelerator Program, an initiative to identify high potential start-ups and nurture innovation in the Hunter, will be officially launched today, Thursday 23 January.

alcohol-fuelled violence

News • 22 Jan 2014

Newcastle research underpins statewide alcohol restrictions

University of Newcastle research that evaluated alcohol restrictions in Newcastle, identifying a 37 per cent drop in assaults, has underpinned sweeping changes announced by the State Government to curb alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney.

Co-workers fighting at work

News • 22 Jan 2014

Why we should fight at work

Team innovation and success: why we should fight at work

Ecologist Simon Clulow with Goanna

News • 21 Jan 2014

Kimberley extinction prevention plan

Gene bank insures Kimberley wildlife against cane toad threat

Kai Ellmoos Widget

Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment • 21 Jan 2014

Prize Winning Student Engineers Better Weetbix

Mechanical Engineering student Kai Ellmoos has won the Ian Henderson Award.

Law on the Beach

News • 20 Jan 2014

Hit the surf and source legal advice

Young people needing legal advice are encouraged to tap into expertise of the University of Newcastle's Legal Centre when it slips out of the office and hits the sand for its annual Law on the Beach free community legal advice service.

Faculty of Business and Law • 20 Jan 2014

Alan Jones Lends His Support to Convicted Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg

Support for convicted child killer Kathleen Folbigg is gathering support with Radio host Alan Jones now joining the calls to have her case reviewed.

Professor Philip Morgan, University of Newcastle

News • 17 Jan 2014

World-wide interest in community programs helping dads to lose weight

The successful community weight loss program 'Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids'TM by Professor Philip Morgan is soon to be adopted by Dads world-wide.

DVC RI Kevin Hall

News • 16 Jan 2014

New DVC (Research and Innovation)

Following an extensive international search, the University of Newcastle today announced the appointment of Professor Kevin Hall to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation).