The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 11 Nov 2019

What was happening to the climate 55 million years ago?

Climate emergency: Lessons from the Past?Professor Silvia Frisia, who leads a team investigating prehistoric climates, discusses the history of climate change with ABC Newcastle's Kia Handley.

A remotely operated vehicle underwater

News • 4 Nov 2019

New monitoring technique lets your Remotely Operated Device do the snorkelling

Researchers at the University of Newcastle and Macquarie University have found a novel way to remotely track fish in shallow water environments.

News • 1 Nov 2019

Proud to be a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion

The University of Newcastle is proud to be named as a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion by the Australian Academy of Science.

News • 28 Oct 2019

National Grant is easy as pie for Central Coast food basin

It’s a $2.23 billion industry and employs almost 20,000 locals; now, the Central Coasts’ food sector has been awarded one of four national grants through the newly-launched Central Coast Food Alliance (CCFA).

Pasta Salad

News • 17 Oct 2019

Estimating calorie content not clear-cut for all

We make food decisions several times a day – from what time we eat to how much – but a new joint study by the University of Newcastle and the University of Otago, New Zealand study has found we are not very good at judging the energy-density of what we consume.

News • 11 Oct 2019

Newcastle hosts meeting of (brain-mapping) minds

Professor Michael Breakspear joined the University of Newcastle in early-2019 to establish a new brain imaging group at the Hunter Medical Research Institute’s neuroimaging facility.

Byron submarine landslide scar offshore of Byron Bay

News • 10 Oct 2019

Voyage of ocean discovery

University of Newcastle Senior Lecturer Dr Hannah Power, along with her research collaborators A/Prof Tom Hubble and Dr Samantha Clarke from the University of Sydney, have been awarded the exciting opportunity to join a transit voyage on the CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator.

Dr Emma Beckett

News • 9 Oct 2019

Recognition for Early Career Researcher Dr Emma Beckett

Dr Emma Beckett, B.BiomedSc (Hons), GDip (ClinEpi), MSc.Mngt, PhD (Food Science) has been recognised as an Achiever in the Beryl Nashar Young Researcher Award in the 2019 Alumni Awards.

Dr Geoffry De Iuliis

News • 9 Oct 2019

Effects of Wi-fi on Human Cells

Faculty research examines the impact of low-frequency radio waves on human cells. In an article published in the Newcastle Herald in July 2019, Dr Geoff De Iuliis, Senior Lecturer, School of Environmental and Life Sciences (Reproductive Medicine) talks about his research into the potential effects of wi-fi and mobile technologies on human cells.

News • 9 Oct 2019

Human Brain Mapping

Professor Michael Breakspear leads the Australian chapter of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping."We're developing diagnostic tests for people with mental illness". Michael says. "It’s called Precision Psychiatry. The goal is genetic testing and brain imaging tests; the genetic tests are not that far away"

News • 3 Oct 2019

2019 Research Awards

Nominate now for NIER'S 2019 Research Awards

News • 26 Sep 2019

University of Newcastle researchers named top in their field

Six University of Newcastle researchers have been named as top in their field in new data published in The Australian’s 2019 Research magazine this week.