The University of Newcastle, Australia

June 2015

News • 29 Jun 2015

Building deadly networks

The University of Newcastle is hosting the National Indigenous Tertiary Education Games and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the games after first being celebrated by just 30 students at what was then the Wollotuka School for Aboriginal Studies.

Brain highlight in Xray

Research and Innovation • 26 Jun 2015

Task uncertainty can account for mixing and switch costs in task-switching

Our everyday world is bubbling with information; from commuter timetables and text messages to advertisements and infotainment. How do our brains sieve through this information and select where to allocate precious cognitive resources?

Faculty of Education and Arts • 26 Jun 2015

Fine Art Photomedia students work on Experimenta Exhibition's 3D Printing Project

Bachelor of Fine Art Photomedia students have been invited to assist and work with Cake Industries, in delivering a 3D printing project as part of nationally touring exhibition, Experimenta Recharge.

• 25 Jun 2015

UON Central Coast Graduation

This July, the University of Newcastle will celebrate the achievements of our students at our Central Coast campus with our 26th Central Coast graduation ceremony.

Narelle Eather talks to NBN News about tackling teen fitness

Faculty of Education and Arts • 23 Jun 2015

Newcastle researchers tackle teen fitness

Watch Dr Narelle Eather's interview with NBN News on the University of Newcastle's Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition CrossFit program for teens and how it is benefiting their health and study habits.

Student Central Logo

Current Staff • 17 Jun 2015

What is Student Central?

Student Central provides advice, support and information to students and the academic community through 5 portfolios:

• 16 Jun 2015

CEOs sleepout to make a difference

University of Newcastle (UON) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen, will be participating in Vinnies CEO Sleepout for a third year running, trading in her bed for cardboard sheets to help combat homelessness in the region.

News • 15 Jun 2015

New study to examine fibre effect on asthma

Respiratory researchers from the University of Newcastle and HMRI are looking into whether a high-fibre diet can reduce airway inflammation in people with asthma.

Faculty of Business and Law • 12 Jun 2015

Chinese Foreign Investment

Motivations and implications of foreign investments by Chinese SoEs

Faculty of Business and Law • 12 Jun 2015

China is Turning Green

Newcastle Business School academic talks about China's green revolution

Prof Mark Bray and Dr Johanna Mcneil

Faculty of Business and Law • 12 Jun 2015

Workplace Express Article Concerning Orora and AMWU

Workplace Express Article Concerning Orora and AMWU

Faculty of Education and Arts • 9 Jun 2015

Fine Art Student Scores Melbourne International Animation Festival Internship

UON Bachelor of Fine Art 4th year student, Jessica McLeod-Yu, is one of four talented interns selected to participate in a month-long internship at the Melbourne International Animation Festival (MIAF) this June.