News • 12 Jun 2024

University of Newcastle secures top spot for global impact

The University of Newcastle’s commitment to sustainability and climate action has been recognised as world-class, as the results of the 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings are released today.

News • 11 Jun 2024

Inspiring Australians celebrated in 2024 King's Birthday Honours

The University of Newcastle proudly congratulates all Australians who have been recognised in the 2024 King’s Birthday Honours, particularly those who are part of the University’s diverse and esteemed community.

News • 5 Jun 2024

Global research warns climate change is increasing groundwater temperatures

Shallow groundwater is projected to warm on average between 2.1 and 3.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, according to a world-first global groundwater temperature model.

News • 4 Jun 2024

Local playwright awarded University of Newcastle’s Creative in Residence

The University of Newcastle’s Creative in Residence has been awarded to local playwright, actor and director, Dr Carl Caulfield.

News • 27 May 2024

Walk-and-Talk: University of Newcastle team taking men’s therapy outdoors

Depression is a leading mental health concern in men. Yet, less than half of affected men seek professional help, and when they do, services are often not responsive to their needs.

News • 22 May 2024

Hydro Harvester scales up to quench market thirst

The University of Newcastle has officially unveiled technology capable of harvesting up to 1000 litres of drinkable water per day – from air.

News • 21 May 2024

Accelerating Startups with the Trailblazer for Recycling and Clean Energy Program

Housed at the University’s Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER), the Trailblazer for Recycling and Clean Energy (TRaCE) program is moving innovative technologies out of the lab and into global manufacturing.

News • 21 May 2024

Beyond the needle: what drives athletes to dope?

Coaches, government agencies, sponsors – even family and friends – are having an influence whether an athlete chooses to dope according to new research from the University of the Sunshine Coast.

News • 20 May 2024

Achievements and sound financial result captured in 2023 Annual Report

The University of Newcastle delivered strong results in 2023, as outlined in its 2023 Annual Report that was tabled in NSW Parliament today.

News • 17 May 2024

Professor Dun recognised with Australian Society for Medical Research award

The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) has announced Professor Matt Dun from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute as the recipient of the esteemed 2024 ASMR Medallist award.

News • 16 May 2024

Scientists unlock key to breeding ‘carbon gobbling’ plants with a major appetite

The discovery of how a critical enzyme ‘hidden in nature’s blueprint’ works sheds new light on how cells control key processes in carbon fixation, a process fundamental for life on Earth.

News • 6 May 2024

Scientists uncover the climate of a planet 280 light-years away

An international team of researchers has mapped the weather – including temperature, cloud cover and winds – on an exoplanet that is roughly 280 light-years from Earth.