Professor Alex Zelinsky and Port of Newcastle CEO Craig Carmody in front of Newcastle harbour

News • 22 Oct 2021

University and Port to strengthen region’s future

The Hunter region’s growth, economic diversification and social cohesion are at the heart of a Memorandum of Understanding signed today between the University of Newcastle and Port of Newcastle.

News • 11 Oct 2021

Name. Narrate. Navigate. A new way to combat youth violence

A significant funding boost will expand learnings from the Name.Narrate.Navigate (NNN) pilot program – a preventive-intervention program developed to address the significant, yet underserviced, issue of youth violence.

Kevin Galvin

News • 16 Sep 2021

National research centre opens to secure minerals for the future

The University of Newcastle has congratulated research and industry partners at today’s official opening of a $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence focussed on transforming the minerals industry and securing a low-carbon future.

Q Building

News • 13 Sep 2021

Leading Newcastle businesses back the region's innovation drive

The University of Newcastle today announced new partnerships with two Hunter industry leaders to drive forward the region’s innovation ecosystem.

News • 30 Aug 2021

Female Founders Program applications now open

The contribution of Newcastle’s female entrepreneurs to the city’s innovation ecosystem is poised for growth with the launch of a new support and mentoring program designed to encourage more female-led startups.

Damien Mahoney

News • 27 Aug 2021

Alumni shares story of going global with authentic content platform

Damien Mahoney shares his story overcoming challenges, the pandemic and then taking Stackla global and through to acquisition at I2N's Startup Stories.

Erich Kisi

News • 26 Aug 2021

Uni startup makes the list of Australia's Top 100 Innovators

University spin-out powering the renewables transition attracts significant venture investment and recognised nationally as top 100 innovator.

Street scape in China with screens projecting stock market

News • 30 Jul 2021

Securing Australia’s economic future amidst global uncertainty

A significant funding boost for Australian researchers will help secure the nation’s economic future, regardless of the uncertain relations between global powerhouses China and the United States.

biosensor shown on a finger

News • 13 Jul 2021

World-first needle-free diabetes test

A world-first, pain-free diabetes test developed at the University of Newcastle could be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device.

Conjoint Associate Professor Craig Gedye

News • 9 Jul 2021

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

People living with cancer and the healthcare professionals caring for them are the winners from a $7 million investment, announced by NSW Regional Health Partners on Friday.

Sustainable food

News • 10 Jun 2021

Learn how to change the world through sustainable food

Current research focused on creating the next generation of sustainable food and nutrition services will be served up at the University of Newcastle’s Central Coast Campus on June 17 and 18.

The Hon. Mark Vaile AO

News • 4 Jun 2021

Former Deputy PM named 8th University of Newcastle Chancellor

The University of Newcastle Council has today announced that former Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Mark Vaile AO will be the eighth Chancellor of the University of Newcastle.

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.