The Lord Mayor and the Vice-Chancellor stand together in front of an Indigenous artwork

News • 28 Feb 2024

City of Newcastle and University Expands Region’s Art and Culture Commitment

City of Newcastle and the University of Newcastle have today announced a new cultural partnership that will see the two organisations working together to expand the region's art capabilities.

Professor Paul Dastoor in a lab wearing a white glove. In focus in the forefront, he holds the small, transparent biosensor strip

News • 28 Feb 2024

Pain-free diabetes test wins Shaping Australia Award

A revolutionary biosensor poised to change the treatment of diabetes forever, has been crowned winner of the prestigious Shaping Australia ‘Problem Solver’ Award.

A student is guided through a practical oral health lesson

News • 27 Feb 2024

National University Teaching Awards celebrate outstanding educators at the University of Newcastle

Five University of Newcastle academics have been honoured with the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching.

University of Newcastle logo

News • 26 Feb 2024

University behind Australia’s largest, oldest and most successful enabling program welcomes Accord

The University of Newcastle has welcomed the Australian Universities Accord final report and stands ready to work with government on implementation.

Students in a lecture theatre.

News • 23 Feb 2024

Academic Excellence Scholarships Recognising Outstanding Performance

Congratulations to our 32 scholars who have received $10,000 for academic excellence.

Research Roberta Ryan chatting and with a happy and smiling young person, Emma Dubos

News • 22 Feb 2024

Happier in the Hunter: promising findings for young people

Despite the challenges that young people in regional areas face, new data reveals Hunter youth are happier than their peers in capital cities.

Financial elder abuse

News • 21 Feb 2024

‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ operating in the red

Parents offering their children a leg-up on the property ladder are at increased risk of financial elder abuse, a new study finds.

A crowd of students walks through the Student Life Expo underneath colourful flags

News • 20 Feb 2024

Nursing and teaching degrees popular as University of Newcastle’s Welcome Week activities commence

Almost 10,000 new students will start their university journey this week as they join in the University of Newcastle’s Welcome Week activities.

MRFF grants

News • 20 Feb 2024

$10.6m MRFF funding boosts researchers’ mission to improve Australia’s health

Seven University of Newcastle teams have secured more than $10.6m in Australian government funding to help solve some of the nation’s most pressing health issues.

Older couple smiling at a table

News • 13 Feb 2024

Central Coast Living Lab promotes healthy ageing at home

A collaborative workshop has marked the launch of the first Central Coast Health & Wellbeing Living Lab – an innovative, real-life experimentation hub designed to support healthy ageing at home for generations to come.

A woman and man stand behind a laptop smiling at each other

News • 8 Feb 2024

$438,000 funding to boost cleantech innovation in the Hunter

Local clean technology innovators will have more opportunity to bring their products to market with the NSW Government awarding $438,375 in funding for the University of Newcastle’s Hunter Cleantech Accelerator.

stress management

News • 6 Feb 2024

New study aims to unlock secrets of effective stress management

University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute researchers are working to better understand which stress management techniques and tools work, and who they’re working for.