The University of Newcastle, Australia
The Final Quarter promotion poster featuring Adam Goodes

News • 17 Jul 2019

A message for our University community

I expect many of you are – like me – looking forward to the airing of Ian Darling’s documentary, The Final Quarter tomorrow night. The critically acclaimed film shines a light on the challenges associated with racism faced by AFL player and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes.

Partnership will fund new research into preventing healthcare-associated infections

News • 17 Jul 2019

Partnership will fund new research into preventing healthcare-associated infections

The University of Newcastle has partnered with global infection control specialists GAMA Healthcare to help fund new research into preventing and controlling infections in health and care settings.

Professor Billie Bonevski presenting flowers to Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn

News • 15 Jul 2019

New dual degree targets growing job opportunities in medical technology field

Professor Dr Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand, and eight delegates, visited the University of Newcastle today to signify a commitment to develop a new dual degree program between the University and Chulabhorn Royal Academy in Thailand.

Emma Beckett, University of Newcastle Achiever

News • 11 Jul 2019

25 Alumni Awards Achievers in 2019

The University of Newcastle is proud to announce its 25 achievers for the 2019 Alumni Awards.

News • 11 Jul 2019

Checking in on check-ups to help Close the Gap

An intervention designed to help Close the Gap, by increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who receive an annual health check by their GP, will be implemented and evaluated by a new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project.

Partnership transforms lives of people living with mental illness

News • 10 Jul 2019

Unique partnership transforming lives of people living with mental illness

Local not-for-profit Momentum Collective has teamed up with the University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health to help people recovering from mental illness rebuild their lives and connect to their local community.

Professor Manohar Garg

News • 9 Jul 2019

Experts challenge WHO recommendations on saturated fats

University of Newcastle, Australia nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg is among a group of international experts who have questioned World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on reducing saturated fat consumption to curb chronic disease.

News • 4 Jul 2019

Graduates mark 30 years of excellence on the coast

More than 1000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies on Thursday, as the annual University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW graduation ceremonies at Ourimbah campus take place.

News • 20 Jun 2019

Changes at University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie campus

The University of Newcastle has today announced changes to the programs it will offer at its Port Macquarie campus.The changes see a shift to postgraduate and research delivery at the campus.

News • 20 Jun 2019

Trial to confirm insulin dose for fat and protein on blood glucose levels in people with diabetes

Those with diabetes have been carb counting to calculate meal insulin for a long time, but what about the impact of fat and protein on blood glucose levels?

News • 19 Jun 2019

University continues to climb QS World University Rankings

The University of Newcastle is now ranked equal 207th in the prestigious 2020 QS World University Rankings, released today.

News • 4 Jun 2019

Altitude Accord scholarship winners announced

The University of Newcastle, Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) and Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Altitude Accord Scholarship as part of its partnership to help build an industry-skilled, homegrown Hunter workforce for the region’s growing defence industry.

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