News • 23 Sep 2022

Researchers make new connections between sperm and overall health

Researchers from the Infertility and Reproduction Program at Hunter Medical Research Institute have unearthed a connection between lipid peroxidation that occurs in both poor sperm health and in other diseases.

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News • 20 Sep 2022

Media Statement: Enterprise bargaining and industrial action

Please attribute this statement to University of Newcastle Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Kent Anderson:

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News • 20 Sep 2022

Solving the nation’s challenges: $3million in ARC funding

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest rounds of funding for the Future Fellowships and DECRA schemes, with four University of Newcastle projects attracting funding of more than $3 million for projects of national importance.

News • 20 Sep 2022

$12m program rolling out regional diabetes care

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Hunter New England Health Local Health District (HNELHD), the Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECCPHN) and the University of Newcastle are improving access to diabetes care in rural and regional areas.

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News • 15 Sep 2022

Students, staff and businesses to be recognised in University of Newcastle Employability Excellence Awards

The University of Newcastle is encouraging the community to nominate students, local businesses and university staff who have excelled in work placements for their annual Employability Excellence Awards, with nominations closing this Friday 16 September.

News • 12 Sep 2022

New benchmarking tool aims to reshape workplaces across Australia

More than half of Australian employees feel lonely in their work, with 15 per cent feeling 'extremely lonely', and younger Australians below 29 years of age feeling lonelier than any other age group.

News • 12 Sep 2022

Researchers discover potential new melanoma treatment, giving hope to patients

HMRI and University of Newcastle researchers have discovered that treating patients who have late-stage treatment resistant melanoma with a combination of two existing drugs significantly increases their survival times.

2022 Alumni Excellence Awards Recipients announced

News • 8 Sep 2022

University of Newcastle Alumni achieving on a global scale

A ‘Corona Warrior’ helping patients in India, a leading Australian film director, one of Australia’s first Aboriginal doctors and a lawyer encouraging local women to join the Bar are just some of the University of Newcastle’s high achieving alumni who were recognised at last night’s Alumni Excellence Awards.

News • 8 Sep 2022

eCliPSE project to uncover barriers to digital mental health services

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased rates of depression and anxiety in Australia by 24-28 per cent, placing significant resource pressures on its health systems.

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News • 5 Sep 2022

Kicking goals: University of Newcastle students celebrated at Sports Awards

Australian water polo players, international futsal competitors and rowers were among 23 individuals and sporting clubs whose achievements in sport were recognised at the University of Newcastle’s Sports Awards on Friday evening.

News • 2 Sep 2022

Greater financial literacy leads to greater life satisfaction

More than a third of Australians are financially illiterate, according to newly released research from the University of Newcastle.

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News • 2 Sep 2022

Epic road test for printed solar

A pioneering environmental advocate will become the first consumer to road test futuristic printed solar cells, on an epic electric vehicle road trip around Australia.


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