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UON engineering expert appointed to key state planning authority

UON engineering expert appointed to key state planning authority

Thursday, 26 April 2018

University of Newcastle environmental engineering expert Professor Garry Willgoose has been appointed a Commissioner of the newly constituted NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC).

Funding boost for Indigenous Australians living with dementia

Funding boost for Indigenous Australians living with dementia

Monday, 23 April 2018

An esteemed health-behaviour researcher from the University of Newcastle has received more than $3 million in funding from the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the outcomes of Indigenous Australians living with dementia.

Wind turbine innovator wins Stanford University Scholarship

Wind turbine innovator wins Stanford University Scholarship

Friday, 20 April 2018

A University of Newcastle innovator who developed a small wind turbine with remarkable capacity, has won the inaugural Stanford Australia Foundation – CSIRO Scholarship.

A kindergarten dream turns reality for University of Newcastle law graduate

A kindergarten dream turns reality for University of Newcastle law graduate

Friday, 13 April 2018

With a dream to become a lawyer since kindergarten, Sapphire Dawson persevered to pursue a Law degree, overcoming the initial setback of not meeting the necessary entry score.

Laureate Professor Title renewed for further five years

Laureate Professor Title renewed for further five years

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Director of the University of Newcastle's internationally recognised Centre for Health Behaviour and co-leader of HMRI's Public Health Program, Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher has had his Laureate Professor title unanimously renewed by the UON Award Committee for a further five years.

A passion for helping evolves into a career of helping

A passion for helping evolves into a career of helping

Thursday, 12 April 2018

With a background working in the community service sector, Ella Reed identified an opportunity to bolster her clinical experience with theoretical knowledge. This led her to pursue a Bachelor of Social Science.

New Futures Hackathon will decode solutions to help the aged care crisis

New Futures Hackathon will decode solutions to help the aged care crisis

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

The University of Newcastle will invite innovators, problem solvers, tech heads and designers to create technical solutions to help alleviate the world’s ageing population crisis at the New Futures Hackathon for Aged Care.

University radio station announces new interim CEO

University radio station announces new interim CEO

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Prominent Newcastle business leader Ms Deborah Wright is the new interim CEO of the University of Newcastle’s community radio station 2NURFM, which this year celebrates its 40th year of broadcasting.