The University of Newcastle, Australia

March 2019

HIGHLIGHTS - Outreach • 29 Mar 2019

WOO NEW AND YOU

Faculty of Science’s 'Woo, NEW, and You!' event was a huge success - filled with fun, education and laughter, the event exponentially increasing student interest in mathematics and statistics.

ERA 2018

News • 27 Mar 2019

Newcastle research excellence shines on world stage

The global impact and quality of the University's research has risen, with 95 per cent now rated ‘at or above world standard’, according to a rigorous and independent international benchmarking assessment.

Faculty of Science • 26 Mar 2019

Flora of the Hunter Book and Museum Exhibition Launch

A wonderful evening was had at the Newcastle Museum on Thursday 14 March for the Book Launch and Museum Exhibition Launch of “Flora of the Hunter”.

MOU signing

News • 22 Mar 2019

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

The United Kingdom’s Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the University of Newcastle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation and a stronger relationship between the two organisations.

Library Night Rations

Library • 22 Mar 2019

Library Night Rations

Need a tea or coffee to get you through a late night study session?

Lyndall Ryan with massacre map

Faculty of Education and Arts • 21 Mar 2019

Digital tools bring Australia’s dark history into the spotlight

Professor Lyndall Ryan of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities and Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle is partnering with The Guardian to further expand the Colonial Frontier Massacres Map.

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Current Staff • 21 Mar 2019

Teaching excellence recognised with AAUT awards

Congratulations to Dr Simon Iveson, Associate Professor Amy Maguire and Dr Marcus Rodrigs who were awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning at the 2019 Australian Awards for University Teaching held in Canberra last week.

News • 20 Mar 2019

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

As national conversations around the treatment of the elderly continue, academics from the University of Newcastle are supporting legal practitioners to act as another line of defence to better identify and combat elder abuse.

Statement • 18 Mar 2019

Standing Together

Professor Hubert Hondermarck

News • 15 Mar 2019

Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Early research findings have indicated that a simple blood test may provide a more accurate way of identifying aggressive prostate cancers, which could result in more immediate treatment for men with high-risk disease and reduce unnecessary procedures for men with benign or low-risk tumours.

News • 14 Mar 2019

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.