The University of Newcastle, Australia

July 2018

Podiatry team

Current Staff • 31 Jul 2018

Cold feet for a good cause

A team of five final year podiatry students and two staff members attended the NAIDOC Central Coast Local Health District show day at Gosford Racecourse to offer free foot health screenings for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members.


News • 30 Jul 2018

Study trialling ADHD drug to treat ice dependence

A world-first clinical trial to treat people with problem methamphetamine ('ice') use is now underway in the Hunter.

Laureate Professor Scott Sloan AO

News • 26 Jul 2018

Showcasing new advances for building Australia’s energy and transport infrastructure

A collaborative research centre, led by the University of Newcastle and directed by Laureate Professor Scott Sloan AO, the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering, is pioneering new approaches and software for designing cheaper and safer energy and transport infrastructure.

Dr Vincent Raoult, Dr Troy Gaston and Rhys Richards

News • 26 Jul 2018

Magnets prove repellent to sharks and rays

A new study has revealed simple magnets may be the solution to reducing the number of sharks and rays (elasmobranchs) caught as bycatch from commercial fishing activities.

Research and Innovation • 26 Jul 2018

Cyber Security and privacy issues surrounding My Health Record

With the rapid increase in the usage of digital information, there has been a growing trend in recent times to store data in such a way that it can be accessed by relevant stakeholders on demand at any time.

Peter Asvestas

Future Students • 24 Jul 2018

Alumni to inspire future students at Open Day

Future students will be able to connect with those working in their field of interest at this year's Central Coast Open Day.

Student Elections

Current Students • 24 Jul 2018

Student Elections open for nominations now

Your voice is an important voice in University matters.

The University Gallery • 24 Jul 2018



Faculty of Business and Law • 23 Jul 2018

Big Ideas Homelessness Network

University staff assemble on the Big Ideas Homelessness Network

Faculty of Business and Law • 23 Jul 2018

Return On Investment Of Effective Complaints Management Report

University academics have found that return on investment in complaint handling can be as high as 1000%

Faculty of Business and Law • 19 Jul 2018

Intellectual Property, Cultural Property And Intangible Cultural Heritage

Professor Christoph Antons has released a book ‘Intellectual Property, Cultural Property and Intangible Cultural Heritage’, co-edited with heritage expert Professor William Logan of Deakin University.