The University of Newcastle, Australia
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.

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.

News • 6 May 2019

Linkage Projects connect researchers to achieve real-world solutions

The University of Newcastle has been successful in securing more than $700,000 in the latest round of funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Scott Sloan

News • 2 May 2019

Vale Laureate Professor Scott Sloan AO

The University of Newcastle community is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of world-renowned geotechnical engineer, Laureate Professor Scott Sloan AO, on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Professor Penny Jane Burke

News • 15 Apr 2019

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.

News • 12 Apr 2019

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over the next week, with the annual graduation ceremonies set to commence at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus.

Jodie Cochrane

News • 8 Apr 2019

Encouraging Excellence Among Aspiring Engineers

The Catherine and Peter Tay High Achiever Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship

Hunterwise team

News • 4 Apr 2019

Partnership sets year 8 girls on STEM path

Girls from two Hunter-based high schools seeking a higher education and career in STEM-related disciplines are closer to achieving their goals thanks to a partnership announced between HunterWiSE, Newcastle High School, Callaghan College and Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group.

Engagement and Impact

News • 1 Apr 2019

Research making a difference across the region and beyond

University of Newcastle research has received high marks in the Australian Research Council’s first ever Engagement and Impact Assessment – recognising the significant impact the work is having in Australia and around the world.

News • 1 Mar 2018

Boeing Inspires Next Gen Female and Indigenous Engineers

Boeing Defence Australia is preparing the next generation of female and Indigenous engineering students to take off in their careers.

Matthew McCrae, John Turner and Blake Anderson

News • 1 Mar 2018

Support for Engineers Comes from the Heart

Seventy years after beginning a career in heavy industry, John Turner has a deep appreciation of the importance of STEM education.