The University of Newcastle, Australia

April 2015


News • 30 Apr 2015

Microscope to shed light on mental health

A laser-equipped microscope that gives brain researchers unparalleled insight into mental illness has just been installed at the University of Newcastle.

2015 QS World University Rankings by subject

• 29 Apr 2015

QS World Rankings by Subject

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Architecture and Built Environment discipline has debuted at number 40 in the world and 6th in Australia in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject list, announced today.

Flu season

News • 29 Apr 2015

Make your mark on national flu map

When you're feeling under the weather it's usually good manners to keep your germs to yourself, but a national surveillance system is encouraging the community to share their symptoms this flu season.


News • 27 Apr 2015

Study aims to ease menopausal symptoms

Can the health supplement resveratrol curb the notorious hot flushes, insomnia, irritability and occasional mental lapses that often accompany menopause?

Join the dots between Gallipoli and the Armenian genocide

The Conversation • 27 Apr 2015

Join the dots between Gallipoli and the Armenian genocide

Australian Research Council Future Fellow and member of Newcastle's Centre for the History of Violence, Associate Professor Hans-Lukas Kieser will be speaking at the Australasian Association for European History (AAEH) XXIV Biennial Conference, War, Violence, Aftermaths: Europe and the Wider World, to be held in Newcastle, from July 14-17 2015. Find out more about his talk below in this article originally published in The Conversation.

Car Parking Changes

Current Staff • 23 Apr 2015

Car Parking Changes

New car spaces now available on campus...Our new resident only car park and the extension to car park 1 have now been completed.

ResLife support

Current Staff • 23 Apr 2015


On 10 April, UON Student Living welcomed a visit from members of the Australian Association of College and University Housing (ACCUHO).

• 23 Apr 2015

Stormy weather

For a Vice-Chancellor a 5am call is never going to be good news - and so it was when the mobile rang early on Tuesday morning after a night of wild winds, torrential rain and the sounds of distant sirens.