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Ma & Morley scholar on a journey from Dubbo to doctor

Ma & Morley scholar on a journey from Dubbo to doctor

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Driven by a desire to be a role model for his siblings and give back to his community, Kieran Shipp decided to quit his job and move away from his family to pursue his aspiration of becoming a doctor.

Community at core of Port Macquarie graduation

Community at core of Port Macquarie graduation

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

When April Collins was still in high school, she visited her tiny, newborn niece in hospital. The experience sparked a passion which has continued to shine – a passion to help bring new life into the world.

Graduate named Newcastle Young Citizen of Year

Graduate named Newcastle Young Citizen of Year

Saturday, 26 January 2019

University of Newcastle graduate Dr Bhavi Ravindran is the 2019 Newcastle Young Citizen of the Year.

Researchers jump to action to save threatened frog species

Researchers jump to action to save threatened frog species

Thursday, 24 January 2019

As part of a new conservation initiative, community members in the Sydney Basin area will learn to identify frogs by their call.

Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

Thursday, 17 January 2019

A unique drop-in service is set to hit the beach this month, giving community members an opportunity to seek free legal advice on any matter from traffic fines to employment discrimination.

Yoga and mind study aiming to relieve severe asthma

Yoga and mind study aiming to relieve severe asthma

Friday, 14 December 2018

Respiratory researchers at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute are investigating how yoga and mindfulness classes can improve the quality of life for people with severe asthma.

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $12.4 million to support 14 projects that are aiming to solve some of the world’s most critical health problems and improve the lives of millions of Australians.

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.