The University of Newcastle, Australia

March 2015

melanoma research

News • 31 Mar 2015

New ‘linchpin’ in melanoma survival

The lethal double-life of a protein known as RIP1 has been exposed by University of Newcastle cancer researcher Professor Xu Dong Zhang, potentially spurring an all-new generation of highly targeted and long-lasting drugs for melanoma.

Health and Medical conference

• 27 Mar 2015

Global health and medical powerhouse

Innovation in health and medical professional education and challenges in clinical training will be on the table when hundreds of the field's global leaders converge in Newcastle this week for two global conferences.

Nat McGregor, Chief Operating Officer

From the Executive • 27 Mar 2015

The highs and lows of a hi-tech world

Nat McGregor, Chief Operating Officer, reflects on recent planned and unplanned IT events.

Professor Dennis Foley to assist in establishment of Aboriginal Centre for Excellence

Faculty of Education and Arts • 26 Mar 2015

UON researcher requested to assist in establishing Aboriginal Centre for Excellence

On Monday 23 March the Baird Government announced, that if re-elected, they will invest up to $20 million to establish an Aboriginal Centre for Excellence in Western Sydney.

Health and Medical Sciences Academy

News • 26 Mar 2015

Academy honour for UON leaders

Two University of Newcastle (UON) research leaders are among the distinguished health and medical scientists elected this week as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

Faculty of Business and Law • 25 Mar 2015

Greening China: tackling bad industrial policies should be a priority

Dr Hao Tan discusses Chinese industrial policies and their role in China's green transformation

Faculty of Business and Law • 25 Mar 2015

Under the Dome – China’s Severe Smog

Dr Hao Tan discusses recent documentary "Under The Dome" and its possible implications for China's environmental movement in Financial Times page

Radical Newcastle launch

Faculty of Education and Arts • 24 Mar 2015

Radical Newcastle launched at Newcastle Writers Festival

Watch talks by Newcastle radicals Vera Deacon, Professor John Maynard and Dr Daniela Heil, along with an official launch by Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen of the Radical Newcastle book.