The University of Newcastle, Australia

January 2015

ICPS3 Conference Logo

Research and Innovation • 30 Jan 2015

UON to host international conference on protective structures

The University of Newcastle will host the 3rd International Conference on Protective Structures at Crowne Plaza Newcastle from February 3 to 6.

Faculty of Business and Law • 29 Jan 2015

Legal program at Newcastle Beach riding a wave of success

A free legal clinic, metres from the crashing waves at Newcastle Beach, is pushing law students into new learning experiences.

People exercising

Current Staff • 27 Jan 2015

Get on track to fitness

Are you ready to fulfill your 2015 resolution to get fit?

Deb Mansfield to exhibit at Wellington St. Project

Faculty of Education and Arts • 23 Jan 2015

Deb Mansfield exhibition at Wellington St. Projects

From 4 to 20 March 2015, Australian artist Deb Mansfield exhibited her hand-woven photo-tapestries titled:Some Rocky Socket at Wellington St. Projects, Sydney.

UON research to enhance the safe a effective use of the internet for future generations

Faculty of Education and Arts • 22 Jan 2015

Best footprint forward

University of Newcastle (UON) researcher awarded grant to enhance the safe and effective use of the internet for the next generation.

Faculty of Business and Law • 20 Jan 2015

Domestic Workers, Social Security and Gender Politics in India

The Newcastle Business School welcomed Professor Rajeshwari Deshpande for a public lecture

Faculty of Business and Law • 19 Jan 2015

Sinking Oil Prices Cut Both Ways for China

Dr Hao Tan interviewed and quoted in Voice of America news report on how the price of oil affects China

Research and Innovation • 1 Jan 1970

UON researcher awarded Beyond Blue research grant

Faculty of Business and Law • 13 Jan 2015

China and the Falling Price of Oil

Dr Hao Tan discusses the impacts of the recent fall in oil price on China's energy transitions

Cancer Council NSW research grant success

• 12 Jan 2015

$1 million in Cancer Council NSW project grants

Two University of Newcastle (UON) cancer researchers from the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health and Medicine have been awarded more than $1 million in Cancer Council NSW project grants for 2015.

News • 9 Jan 2015

UON alumnus features in international campaign

Alexia Sinclair's work is featured in The Art of Saving a Life – a new, online campaign from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commissioned to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation.

Volunteers required to test mental function in type 2 diabetes

Clinical Nutrition Research Centre • 8 Jan 2015

Diabetes study testing nutritional approach to delay cognitive decline

Researchers in the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre at the University of Newcastle are seeking people with type 2 diabetes to take a new nutritional supplement designed to stimulate blood flow in the brain and reduce the threat of mental impairment.