News • 12 Dec 2019
The University of Newcastle announced today that Professor Mark Hoffman will join the University’s executive leadership team as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) in March 2020.
News • 11 Nov 2019
The University of Newcastle has today announced that research leader Professor Janet Nelson will start as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in February next year.
News • 1 Nov 2019
The University of Newcastle and Newcastle Airport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that seeks to maximise opportunities to establish the Hunter region as an innovation leader in aviation, Defence and aerospace-related research, education and industry.
News • 21 Oct 2019
The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.
News • 26 Sep 2019
An initiative has launched aimed at providing ways Australia can successfully integrate new energy technologies into the power grid.
News • 20 Sep 2019
Leading the charge in translating basic materials research into real-world products, Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) Bombay – the highest ranked university in India*.
Featured story • 21 Jun 2019
Newcastle’s next wave of leaders were inspired to be more globally aware and socially conscious when they met co-founder of Alibaba Group and entrepreneur, Jack Ma, in China this week as part of a life-changing scholarship opportunity.
News • 4 Jun 2019
Following an extensive executive search process, Daniel Bell has been appointed University General Counsel.
News • 27 May 2019
University of Newcastle Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in recognition of his significant and ongoing contribution to the field of science.
News • 23 May 2019
A remediation programme to protect island ecosystems from damage caused by oil pollution from World War II wrecks sunk in the Pacific Ocean has launched in Newcastle Harbour.
News • 20 May 2019
A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to better understand and tackle the cycle of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia.
News • 13 May 2019
Disaster Master, a mobile-based application that gamifies challenges based on real disaster situations to educate people on how to prevent, prepare, respond and recover from natural and man-made disasters, has won the New Futures Hackathon.