The University of Newcastle, Australia

January 2017

From the VC's Desk • 30 Jan 2017

New Year’s resolutions to be collaborative and courageous

There is no doubt that the day after Australia Day marks the time when the memories of the summer break have well and truly faded. As we speak, there are students who have been with us in classrooms across the summer, those who are being welcomed back and offers are being made to new students across our regions and the world. Research grants are being sandpapered and polished late into the night and our diaries have crept back up to warp speed.

Current Staff • 30 Jan 2017

Vacancies at KU Wonnayba Children’s Centre

KU Wonnayba offers occasional care for children aged 6 weeks – 5 years old, and places can be booked permanently or as needed.

Basketball player with ball

News • 25 Jan 2017

Funding to help athletes rebound from injury

Researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) will work alongside the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Basketball Australia to improve injury prevention and rehabilitation strategies for athletes, as part of a new study investigating hamstring and adductor muscle strain injuries.

News • 20 Jan 2017

Complementary legal service hits the beach for those feeling the heat

A free and unique legal service aimed at assisting those in need, whilst also providing University of Newcastle (UON) students with real-world experience, is set to hit Newcastle Beach this month.

Students on campus

News • 18 Jan 2017

UAC Main Round Offers Released

The University of Newcastle (UON) will release an additional 3290 offers to prospective undergraduate students through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Main Round at 6pm this evening.

News • 12 Jan 2017

Help Make Sense of Eating Disorders

Researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) are investigating how people with history of an eating disorder experience sensory information (taste, touch, smell).

News • 5 Jan 2017

Local support for global research

The University of Newcastle (UON) is looking to attract the best and brightest International researchers with a new round of prestigious scholarships.

• 5 Jan 2017

UON engineer recognised for global impact on humanity

A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has received global recognition for his work contributing to the advancement and application of engineering, resulting in a significant impact on society.