The University of Newcastle, Australia
Looking Ahead Lecture Series

News • 21 Jul 2020

Lecture: The Paradox of a Pandemic

Join transformative leader Professor John Fischetti on 28 July 2020 as he explores the paradoxes of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first of our Looking Ahead Lectures.

News • 20 Jul 2020

University of Newcastle’s cloud-first success improves work and learning experience for thousands during COVID-19 isolation

The University of Newcastle has become the first University in Australia to migrate its digital data to the cloud in what represents a significant milestone to improve services and boost cybersecurity for students and staff.

Light display

Featured story • 11 Jul 2020

Public Debut for Printed Solar

A futuristic demonstration of emerging renewable energy material – printed solar cells, is being trialled in a public setting for the first time as it nears commercial readiness.

Josh Jeffress

News • 3 Jul 2020

Industrial designer and entrepreneur shares his story helping founders execute their ideas

Josh Jeffress shares his founder journey building Design Anthology at I2N's Startup Stories

Design Nuts

News • 16 Jun 2020

Edtech founder shares her story of empowering teachers and students

Kylie Burrett shares her startup journey as co-founder of edtech company Design Nuts at I2N's Startup Stories

Claire Quigley squiz

News • 12 Jun 2020

Newcastle businesses looking to improve their impact

Practical approaches and tools shared to help new and established businesses create new value for customers and extend their core business

News • 8 Jun 2020

Recognising recipients of the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Reflecting the integral part the University of Newcastle plays in its community, 15 of its affiliates have been congratulated by the organisation’s leaders for their recognition in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Wind turbine

Featured story • 5 Jun 2020

Venture capitalist blown away by University-born small wind turbine startup

The University of Newcastle-based start-up, Diffuse Energy, has secured $400,000 in seed funding from Australian venture capital fund, Shearwater Growth Equity, to scale production of its promising renewable energy option.

Felix device

News • 2 Jun 2020

‘Felix’ to transform fertility for millions of couples worldwide

Laureate Professor John Aitken from the Faculty of Science has been collaborating with Memphasys to develop 'Felix', which aims to improve the collection of vital, healthy sperm in the critical early stages of the IVF process.

News • 12 May 2020

University expertise sees lifesaving ventilator prototype secure state backing

Each year the University watches with pride as our talented graduates trade the campus for new workplaces, set to make their mark on the world and in their communities. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of almost 30 Hunter-based alumni and staff have done just that – developing one of two successful ventilator prototypes selected by the State government for pre-production.

Professor Alex Zelinsky

News • 7 May 2020

Vice-Chancellor shares insights into building a global tech company

Professor Alex Zelinksy AO shares his innovation journey as co-founder of tech company Seeing Machines at I2N's Startup Stories.

News • 28 Feb 2020

Game-changer: How one researcher is using his experience to train the next generation of Police Officers

When Andrew Seyderhelm left his job as a video game developer, he never imagined years later he would be using his skills to help train recruits for the Australian Federal Police (AFP).