The University of Newcastle, Australia

April 2018

News • 30 Apr 2018

Health professionals need to work together to help cancer patients quit smoking: new research

Survey of oncologists highlights evidence-practice gap in smoking cessation care.

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News • 30 Apr 2018

Findings reveal under-reported groin pain in ballers

An Australian study has revealed the rate of groin injuries among basketball players could be 10 times higher than previously reported, causing significant impact on player performance and quality of life.

family and community strengths

News • 30 Apr 2018

Global experts unite to build strong families, capable communities

International experts and collaborative partners who share the vision of supporting, developing, and sustaining strong families and capable communities around the world will unite in Newcastle next week for the 3rd Family and Community Strengths International Symposium.

SFUN now open

Current Students • 27 Apr 2018

Student Feedback on The University of Newcastle (SFUN) Now Open

Fancy being in the running for some Beats by Dre headphones or one of five nifty gift cards worth one hundred dollars?From food outlets to IT support, all aspects of your uni experience are important to us and no matter what your opinion we genuinely want to hear it. Complete your Student Feedback on The University of Newcastle survey, have your say and make stuff happen.

Winnie Eley, DVC International and Advancement

From the Executive • 27 Apr 2018

Global connections that transform our regions

The University of Newcastle holds a strong and proud connection with community. Since our founding days, the community and the institution have been transforming our region and influencing the lives of many, both nationally and as importantly - globally.

Professor Gary Willgoose

Current Staff • 26 Apr 2018

UON engineering expert appointed to key state planning authority

University of Newcastle environmental engineering expert Professor Garry Willgoose has been appointed a Commissioner of the newly constituted NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC).

Dr Alan Hewson

Current Staff • 26 Apr 2018

A generosity of spirit that lives on

Known for his generosity of spirit during his lifetime, Dr Alan Hewson (1927 – 2017) was a great friend to the Newcastle community, the medical profession and to the University of Newcastle. Generous to the end, Dr Hewson’s legacy will live on at UON thanks to the gifts left in his will.

Research and Innovation • 1 Jan 1970

HDR CAREER SHAPING - Session Two - Creating Opportunities

Research and Innovation • 1 Jan 1970

HDR CAREER SHAPING - Session One - Understanding Skills