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News • 13 Oct 2021

Forever Country: Writing a new history of Australia inspired by artefacts at the National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia (NMA) is full of stored artefacts, each with its own unique story and Dr Julie McIntyre intends to use some of them to write an equally unique Australian history which weaves together narratives of Australia’s environment and its First Peoples.

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News • 12 Oct 2021

Women in Research Fellows 2022

The office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation is delighted to announce the 2022 Research Advantage Women in Research Fellows. The Selection Review Committee have chosen 13 new Fellows from an extremely strong field across the three colleges.

News • 11 Oct 2021

Name. Narrate. Navigate. A new way to combat youth violence

A significant funding boost will expand learnings from the Name.Narrate.Navigate (NNN) pilot program – a preventive-intervention program developed to address the significant, yet underserviced, issue of youth violence.

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News • 27 Sep 2021

Start It Up Pitch Competition winners announced

The University's 2021 Start It Up Pitch Competition took place online on Tuesday last week and saw five entrepreneurial student finalists pitch to a panel of esteemed judges.

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News • 20 Sep 2021

Partnering towards a brighter journey ahead

The Guyati, Garraka wa Witing Speech Pathology Project is a ground-breaking program to address the critical shortage of speech pathology services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in rural NSW.

Featured story • 17 Sep 2021

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity

University of Newcastle’s webinar series “Reimagining Quality of Life Post-COVID” reached its highest popularity in ‘Social Sciences Week 2021 ‘by hosting three world-renowned intellectuals: Noam Chomsky, Ariel Salleh and Gar Alperovitz

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News • 13 Sep 2021

Leading Newcastle businesses back the region's innovation drive

The University of Newcastle today announced new partnerships with two Hunter industry leaders to drive forward the region’s innovation ecosystem.

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News • 9 Sep 2021

Do you feel like you’re addicted to food?

A new study by researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) will investigate treatments to assist individuals with addictive eating behaviours.

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News • 8 Sep 2021

New study delivers answers about preterm labour

A team of researchers has discovered the process of labour during preterm birth is different from that of full-term birth.

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News • 3 Sep 2021

Advice and support for COVID-19 impacted HSC students 

With year 12 students preparing for one of the most disrupted HSC periods in history, a leading education expert provides advice for coping with exam pressure and cautions perceptions that an ATAR is the only path to university.

News • 30 Aug 2021

Female Founders Program applications now open

The contribution of Newcastle’s female entrepreneurs to the city’s innovation ecosystem is poised for growth with the launch of a new support and mentoring program designed to encourage more female-led startups.

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News • 27 Aug 2021

Alumni shares story of going global with authentic content platform

Damien Mahoney shares his story overcoming challenges, the pandemic and then taking Stackla global and through to acquisition at I2N's Startup Stories.

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