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News • 21 Jan 2022

University of Newcastle launches Ngarrama – a night of reflection

On the eve of Australia Day, the University of Newcastle, in partnership with Awabakal Ltd and with support from the City of Newcastle, is proud to host Ngarrama — a free public event to engage the community in meaningful reconciliation through truth telling and historical acceptance.

library sleep pod

News • 19 Jan 2022

New Sleep Pod at the Library

new look library guides

News • 19 Jan 2022

Library Guides have had a refresh!

Cystic fibrosis

News • 17 Jan 2022

$2.1m to beat rare genetic disease cystic fibrosis

University of Newcastle respiratory disease expert Professor Peter Wark will lead a new $2.1m project to develop targeted treatments for the rare genetic and life-threatening disease cystic fibrosis, which damages the lungs and digestive system.

Academic High Performers Scholarships

News • 14 Jan 2022

New academic scholarships support Year 12 high achievers

A new University of Newcastle scholarship program will support the aspirations of high achieving Year 12 students who begin university study this year.

A close-up picture of Sam, a participant in the Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program. He is wearing a blue collared shirt and a black jacket with trees in the background

News • 12 Jan 2022

Mid-career transition to teaching program

Are you a STEM professional interested in teaching?The NSW Department of Education Mid-Career Transition to Teaching Program supports experienced professionals in Mathematics, Science, and Technological and applied studies to become teachers.

A research team in front of the custom-build large-scale permeameter

News • 11 Jan 2022

Transforming the region: Underground Pumped Hydro Energy Storage

A University of Newcastle research team has been awarded $615,000 to assess the feasibility of turning disused underground coal mine workings into a lower reservoir for Underground Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (UPHES). UPHES is considered a first-of-its-kind, and as such, several geotechnical questions need to be answered before validating the concept.

Library website refresh

News • 10 Dec 2021

New look Library homepage!

The University Library has a new look Library homepage!


News • 10 Dec 2021

Research investigates how the gut wages war on the brains of soldiers

Harnessing the unique relationship between the gut and brain, new research will interrogate Australian soldiers’ gut microbiome to optimise their cognitive and psychological performance in combat.

Indo Pacific

News • 7 Dec 2021

New Colombo Scholars to help strengthen ties with Indo-Pacific

Four exceptional University of Newcastle students are ready to spread their wings abroad in 2022 after being named New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholars through the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the country.


News • 1 Dec 2021

Auchmuty Library Refurbishments and Changes

In 2021-2022, the Library is undertaking significant refurbishments to our spaces in the Auchmuty Library.

Orchid ID

News • 1 Dec 2021

It’s Easy as 1, 2, 3 with an ORCID!

It can be hard for researchers to keep track of their multiple researcher identifiers and update their profiles, CV and research outputs. You can simplify this process by registering for an ORCID Identifier.


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.