The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor Ajayan Vinu

News • 20 Sep 2019

Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture

Leading the charge in translating basic materials research into real-world products, Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) Bombay – the highest ranked university in India*.

Kevin Hoffman and Sahibajot Kaur

News • 3 Sep 2019

Designing the Future of Human-Kind(ness)

Sahibajot Kaur won the 2018 Commissioner K. G. Hoffman Prize in Urban Design, generously established by alumnus Kevin Hoffman. She is now shaping the future of our cities as an architecture graduate.

out(fit) architecture and design collective

News • 3 Sep 2019

Supporting Communities, Starting with Water

Warlga Ngurra Community Centre in Newcastle can expand their programs of community support and learning thanks to generous philanthropic support from Hunter Water.

Three Minute Thesis contestant

News • 20 Aug 2019

The next wave of research stars in the limelight

With thousands of hours of research condensed into just three minutes, 15 bright and determined postgraduate students will take the stage at The Conservatorium on Friday (23 August) to compete in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Research Associate Dr Cagri Emer and Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson AO

News • 15 Aug 2019

Laureate Professor receives global gong for outstanding research

A novel flotation device developed by the University of Newcastle’s Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson AO has taken out this year’s CEEC Medal for Technical Research.

News • 13 Aug 2019

Research seeks to empower students and teachers to thrive in an artificial intelligence world

A national report by University of Newcastle researchers has been released which contains a custom designed framework for future use of artificial intelligence in schools.

STEMM building artist impression

News • 24 Jul 2019

University unveils plans for $200 million STEMM investment

The University of Newcastle today unveiled plans for a flagship facility at its Callaghan campus, heralded as its largest infrastructure spend to date. The $200 million investment by the University, which incorporates the main building and surrounding precinct works, will redefine the way its staff and students collaborate.

News • 23 Jul 2019

ExperimentFest 2019

ExperimentFest 2019 welcomed over 1300 students from the Hunter and surrounding areas to spend a session working in labs with Faculty of Science academics and technical officers.

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.

Film Still

News • 10 Jul 2019

National Priority Pool funded research to investigate student perspectives on success

The University of Newcastle has been awarded a second grant in the latest Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program National Priorities Pool (HEPPP NPP) scheme.

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.

Afono Village

News • 3 Jun 2019

Earthquake triggers urgent call to review sea level predictions

Major earthquakes can cause land to sink and sea level to rise at a pace greater than the threat of climate-related rise, and may continue for decades after, new research reveals.

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