The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor Mark Hoffman

News • 12 Dec 2019

New Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) joins in 2020

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.

Prof Janet Nelson

News • 11 Nov 2019

From Idaho to Newcastle - New Deputy Vice-Chancellor announced

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.

(L-R): Professor Ajayan Vinu, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinksy AO, Chief Executive Officer of Newcastle Airport Dr Peter Cock in the nanotechnology lab

News • 1 Nov 2019

New partnership encouraging innovation and regional economic growth takes flight

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

Prioritising our planet

The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.

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.

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