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Defence forum targets emerging research

Defence forum targets emerging research

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Leading research on emerging Virtual and Augmented Reality technology will be showcased tomorrow when the University of Newcastle hosts the Australian Defence College (ADC) Simulation Forum.

OPINION: Universities past and future?

OPINION: Universities past and future?

Monday, 19 February 2018

Over the past few years universities have been tackling the concept of ‘universities of the future’, a conversation driven by the digital and online learning context, the spectre of non-university higher education providers (NUHEPs) offering degrees, combined with changing public expectations of education.  The latest challenge provoking us all to reflect on the role of the university is the so-called ‘end of the demand-driven system’ in Australia in the wake of the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) announcement by the current Federal government in December.

HCRF research fellowship to support better nutrition, better breathing

HCRF research fellowship to support better nutrition, better breathing

Friday, 16 February 2018

Thanks to an unexpected bequest from a Victorian woman they never met, the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF) has just announced its first Early-Career Fellowship supporting high-quality medical research in children’s illness.

Port Macquarie graduates commence their next chapter

Port Macquarie graduates commence their next chapter

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

More than 80 proud students across education, midwifery and nursing will celebrate the completion of their studies at the University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie graduation ceremony today.

Teaching graduate on a journey of lifelong learning

Teaching graduate on a journey of lifelong learning

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

After four years of formal training, an education graduate from the University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie Campus is about to stand at the front of a classroom as an official teacher for the first time.

UON Fulbright Scholarship success

UON Fulbright Scholarship success

Monday, 12 February 2018

Two University of Newcastle researchers and one Graduate will be awarded prestigious Australian-American Fulbright Scholarships at a Gala Presentation ceremony at Parliament House on Tuesday 27 February 2018.

Virtual cells provide new cancer insights

Virtual cells provide new cancer insights

Monday, 12 February 2018

Academics from the University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI*) have developed the world’s first virtual platform to host 3D copies of human cancer tissues, revolutionising the way researchers access critical information needed to advance cancer treatment.

Program supports women to climb corporate ladder

Program supports women to climb corporate ladder

Friday, 9 February 2018

The first cohort of women selected to participate in a University of Newcastle initiative designed to redress the gender equity imbalance in senior management and executive positions, has been announced.