The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 26 Sep 2019

Unlocking answers to the energy supply system of the future

An initiative has launched aimed at providing ways Australia can successfully integrate new energy technologies into the power grid.

Professor Ajayan Vinu

News • 20 Sep 2019

Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture

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*.

Students meet Jack Ma at Alibaba

Featured story • 21 Jun 2019

Scholars meet Jack Ma on life-changing trip to China

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.

Daniel Bell

News • 4 Jun 2019

General Counsel appointed

Following an extensive executive search process, Daniel Bell has been appointed University General Counsel.

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

News • 27 May 2019

Vice-Chancellor receives scientific honour

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.

Alan Broadfoot, Paul Adams and Kosi Latu

News • 23 May 2019

Partnership to protect oceans from oil spills

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.

Professor Brett Neilan and Professor Mark Flynn

News • 20 May 2019

Leading the defence against superbugs

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.

Disaster Master web

News • 13 May 2019

Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience

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.

Gosford multicampus

News • 3 Apr 2019

$18 million for Gosford health and innovation precinct

The University of Newcastle has welcomed an $18 million Federal Government investment in the first phase of realising its vision for a multicampus presence on the Central Coast.

ERA 2018

News • 27 Mar 2019

Newcastle research excellence shines on world stage

The global impact and quality of the University's research has risen, with 95 per cent now rated ‘at or above world standard’, according to a rigorous and independent international benchmarking assessment.

News • 12 Mar 2019

Your skin could hold the answer to your mental health

Tiny changes on the surface of your skin may be the answer to early identification of stress, anxiety and depression before symptoms even present themselves, according to new research.

Tinsel the foal

News • 27 Feb 2019

Sperm extender the recipe for fertility success

A world-first sperm extender is set to more than double the effectiveness of artificial insemination rates in horses and may also have implications for humans.