Professor Alex Zelinky AO

News • 11 Jan 2021

University of Newcastle VC Professor Alex Zelinsky formally takes over the reins as Chair of NUW Alliance

As universities return to work after the holiday period, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle, Professor Alex Zelinsky AO, will today formally take over as Chair of Australia’s largest higher education joint venture, NUW Alliance.

research data

News • 9 Dec 2020

New partnership supports region’s medical research capability

The region’s health and medical researchers and community will benefit from a new partnership between Port Waratah Coal Services (Port Waratah), Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Hunter New England Local Health District.

Cheryl Gledill Squiz

News • 20 Nov 2020

Digital innovator, pioneer, and startup junkie shares her experience of helping founders find insightful solutions

Cheryl Gledhill shares her innovation journey as product guru in some of Australia's most exciting companies at I2N's Startup Stories.

Employability Excellence Awards

News • 12 Nov 2020

Inaugural employability excellence achievers unveiled

The students, staff, businesses and community partners who inspire the University of Newcastle’s reputation for producing work-ready graduates have been recognised in the institution’s inaugural Employability Excellence Awards.

News • 4 Sep 2020

New green hydrogen made from solar power and air

In a remarkable first, a system that combines solar energy with water harvested from air has been used to manufacture low cost green hydrogen – a zero-emissions fuel.

Phoebe Breckell

News • 4 Sep 2020

Software engineer turned skincare guru shares her story of building a national brand

Phoebe Breckell shares her innovation journey as founder of natural skincare company Happy Skincare at I2N's Startup Stories.

Professor Ajayan Vinu at The University of Newcastle

News • 3 Sep 2020

Nature’s tiny particles hold the key to a cleaner environment

Scientists have used tiny structures found in clay as a ‘template’ to create a remarkable new material capable of capturing carbon dioxide emissions or decontaminating water.

News • 26 Aug 2020

First look inside Central Coast’s future of health education and clinical research

Take a sneak peek into the new $72.5 million Central Coast Research Institute (CCRI) and University of Newcastle Central Coast Clinical School (UONCCCS) with new vision been made publicly available today.

Professor Robert Melchers

News • 26 Aug 2020

Predicting the lifespan of metallic left-overs in the ocean

Steel pipes, sunken ships, discarded weaponry and other decommissioned infrastructure corroding on the ocean floor are the subject of a new research project at the University of Newcastle.

MGA Thermal team

News • 7 Aug 2020

Materials scientist and founder shares his story of driving renewable energy uptake

Professor Erich Kisi shares his innovation journey as co-founder of renewable energy storage company MGA Thermal at I2N's Startup Stories

Looking Ahead Lecture Series

News • 21 Jul 2020

Lecture: The Paradox of a Pandemic

Join transformative leader Professor John Fischetti on 28 July 2020 as he explores the paradoxes of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first of our Looking Ahead Lectures.

News • 20 Jul 2020

University of Newcastle’s cloud-first success improves work and learning experience for thousands during COVID-19 isolation

The University of Newcastle has become the first University in Australia to migrate its digital data to the cloud in what represents a significant milestone to improve services and boost cybersecurity for students and staff.

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