The University of Newcastle, Australia

February 2019

News • 28 Feb 2019

Engineer and innovator honoured for significant contributions to the field

Engineer and leader in the field of geotechnical rock mechanics, Associate Professor Anna Giacomini, has been honoured with a 2019 John Booker Medal for her exemplary contributions to science and engineering.

Featured story • 27 Feb 2019


Tinsel the foal

News • 27 Feb 2019

Sperm extender the recipe for fertility success

A world-first sperm extender is set to more than double the effectiveness of artificial insemination rates in horses and may also have implications for humans.

News • 27 Feb 2019

Altitude Accord partnership to grow future defence workforce

Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) will today launch a strategic partnership with two key partners to bring transformative developments to undergraduate curriculum at the University of Newcastle and develop the future high-value skills of anew generation workforce.

News • 26 Feb 2019

Researchers awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Recognised for their potential to create global impact in their fields, three University of Newcastle researchers will receive prestigious Australian-American Fulbright Scholarships in a presentation at Parliament House this week.

Professor Sally Chan

Current Staff • 25 Feb 2019

UON Singapore PVC appointed

The University of Newcastle is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Sally Chan to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor for our Singapore campus.

carbon fibre material

News • 25 Feb 2019

New technology offers promising manufacturing potential for Australia

An innovative low emission technology could see the development of a new manufacturing industry within Australia.

Professor Lisa Wood

News • 25 Feb 2019

Leading the way to a more equitable future

The University has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the fifth consecutive year by the Workplace for Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).