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ARC awards UON $1.5m to develop PFAS remediation solutions

ARC awards UON $1.5m to develop PFAS remediation solutions

Monday, 13 August 2018

The University of Newcastle has received $1.5m in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for two of nine national research projects that will focus on developing ground-breaking initiatives to address PFAS contamination in the environment.

Australian farming the focus of new Soil Research Centre

Australian farming the focus of new Soil Research Centre

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Australia’s largest collaborative soil research initiative, aimed at enabling farmers to increase their productivity and profitability, has launched today at the University of Newcastle.

More than 30,000 teachers to benefit from education funding boost

More than 30,000 teachers to benefit from education funding boost

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Improving the quality of school teaching is a global concern at the heart of a visionary education program soon to be rolled out in Australian schools.

Magnets prove repellent to sharks and rays

Magnets prove repellent to sharks and rays

Thursday, 26 July 2018

A new study has revealed simple magnets may be the solution to reducing the number of sharks and rays (elasmobranchs) caught as bycatch from commercial fishing activities.

Alternate pathways for young people who have perpetrated violence

Alternate pathways for young people who have perpetrated violence

Friday, 6 July 2018

Practitioner academics from the University of Newcastle have been awarded $582,361 by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services (DSS) to deliver an innovative, cross-sector initiative addressing the issue of interpersonal violence in the lives of young people (10 to 17 years of age).

Historic buyout signals promising hope for global cancer therapy

Historic buyout signals promising hope for global cancer therapy

Friday, 29 June 2018

Following the announcement in February of one of the biggest biotech transactions in Australian history, world-leading pharmaceutical company MSD (a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ USA) has acquired virotherapy firm Viralytics, founded in Newcastle by Associate Professor Darren Shafren.

Ma & Morley Scholars recreate friendship’s historic encounter in China

Ma & Morley Scholars recreate friendship’s historic encounter in China

Thursday, 28 June 2018

When the paths of Chinese entrepreneur Mr Jack Ma and respected Novocastrian, the late Mr Ken Morley, crossed almost four decades ago, the encounter formed a lifelong friendship and shaped the teenage Jack Ma’s life journey.

Innovating health care in regional Australia

Innovating health care in regional Australia

Monday, 25 June 2018

An online support tool being developed by University of Newcastle PhD student, Brian Hill, has won the Regional Australia Institute’s 2018 Lightbulb Moments competition, which is designed to help get the best regional community projects off the ground.