biosensor shown on a finger

News • 13 Jul 2021

World-first needle-free diabetes test

A world-first, pain-free diabetes test developed at the University of Newcastle could be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device.

Conjoint Associate Professor Craig Gedye

News • 9 Jul 2021

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

People living with cancer and the healthcare professionals caring for them are the winners from a $7 million investment, announced by NSW Regional Health Partners on Friday.

Maddison Elliott dive at Forum Aquatic Centre opening

News • 15 Jun 2021

Hunter Region’s premier aquatic facility makes a splash at official reopening

The region’s premier swimming and aquatic facility reopened today, much to the delight of athletes, recreational swimmers, families, students, and the broader community.

AM medal

News • 14 Jun 2021

Remarkable Australians recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The University of Newcastle congratulates all Australians recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours, in particular those belonging to the University’s esteemed community.

Saima Firdous Rehman

News • 7 Jun 2021

Gut instincts lead new direction in COPD research

With the gut now regarded as the ‘second brain of the human body’, University of Newcastle researchers have discovered a new connection between gut health and one of the world’s deadliest diseases.

The Hon. Mark Vaile AO

News • 4 Jun 2021

Former Deputy PM named 8th University of Newcastle Chancellor

The University of Newcastle Council has today announced that former Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Mark Vaile AO will be the eighth Chancellor of the University of Newcastle.

David Sivyer

News • 3 Jun 2021

Solving food waste, one urban farm at a time

David Sivyer shares his journey as founder of Feedback Organic, a circular economy startup solving the massive problem of food waste at I2N's Startup Stories.

Collaborative art workshop

News • 31 May 2021

OPINION: Recognising racism must be the starting place for reconciliation

The house I live in is on Guringai country. The backyard blends into the dense bush of the National Park. There is a bush track that leads up a steep hill to the ridgeline. The track leads to a marked Aboriginal site, where water still pools in grinding grooves.

Professor Kent Anderson

News • 11 May 2021

Global leader appointed at University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle has today announced the appointment of Professor Kent Anderson to the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global.

Jennifer Holland

News • 6 May 2021

Healthtech founder inspires audience to believe, act and persist

Newcastle healthtech founder shares her inspiring story of taking Holland Healthcare global at I2N's Startup Stories

News • 5 May 2021

University of Newcastle partnering to Close the Gap

We’ve all heard about ‘closing the gap’, but what does this really mean?

Family-inspired scholarships focus on the future

News • 26 Apr 2021

Family-inspired scholarships focus on the future

A new scholarship to help students with caregiving responsibilities fulfil their academic and career aspirations has been set up to honour the legacy of a wonderful carer and lifelong learner.


The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.