The University of Newcastle, Australia

May 2019

Nason Maani Hessari

Faculty of Education and Arts • 29 May 2019

Public Lecture – Public health in a post-truth world: The commercial determinants of health

Join Dr Nason Maani Hessari for a free public lecture 27th June.

Traditional smoking ceremony at the University of Newcastle

News • 28 May 2019

Tapping into tradition for land management

University staff and students recently joined members of the local Broke community to participate in the rare immersive experience of a cultural burn, facilitated by the Koori Country Firesticks Aboriginal Corporation.

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

News • 27 May 2019

Vice-Chancellor receives scientific honour

University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in recognition of his significant and ongoing contribution to the field of science.

Dr Dane Lamb

News • 27 May 2019

Growing the future of Australia’s agriculture sector

Australia’s agricultural sector is set to benefit from a million-dollar project aimed at producing fertiliser from plant and animal waste that farmers can use for crop growth and development.

Alan Broadfoot, Paul Adams and Kosi Latu

News • 23 May 2019

Partnership to protect oceans from oil spills

A remediation programme to protect island ecosystems from damage caused by oil pollution from World War II wrecks sunk in the Pacific Ocean has launched in Newcastle Harbour.

Community and Alumni • 22 May 2019

Ikara-Flinders Ranges | A Tough Challenge for a Courageous Cause

In September, 25 volunteer staff, students, alumni and community members will walk together, trekking 100km of the arid heart of the South Australian outback.

WHO health Centre

News • 20 May 2019

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.

Faculty of Education and Arts • 20 May 2019

Humanities in the region symposium

The Centre for 21st Century Humanities and the School of Humanities and Social Science will host the Australasian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres’ (ACHRC) Humanities in the Regions symposium on 30 – 31 May at New Space.

Professor Brett Neilan and Professor Mark Flynn

News • 20 May 2019

Leading the defence against superbugs

A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to better understand and tackle the cycle of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia.

Watt Space • 1 Jan 1970

Artist Talks at Watt Space Gallery