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Researchers to remediate PFAS contamination with hemp seed proteins

Researchers to remediate PFAS contamination with hemp seed proteins

Thursday, 18 April 2019

University of Newcastle researchers are on track to create a solution to per-and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination, in a project that could benefit the Williamtown community and countless other sites across the world.

Aboriginal mothers in prison face poorer health outcomes

Aboriginal mothers in prison face poorer health outcomes

Thursday, 18 April 2019

The health needs of Aboriginal mothers in Australian prisons are not being met, according to a new study released today.

Early flu season prompts launch of innovative tracking system

Early flu season prompts launch of innovative tracking system

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Flu activity is already in full swing with influenza rates estimated to be two to three times higher than normal in Australia, prompting the annual online health surveillance system, FluTracking, to launch early this year.

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

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

Monday, 15 April 2019

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.

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

Friday, 12 April 2019

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.

Partnership sets year 8 girls on STEM path

Partnership sets year 8 girls on STEM path

Thursday, 4 April 2019

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.

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

Friday, 22 March 2019

The United Kingdom’s Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the University of Newcastle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation and a stronger relationship between the two organisations.

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

As national conversations around the treatment of the elderly continue, academics from the University of Newcastle are supporting legal practitioners to act as another line of defence to better identify and combat elder abuse.