The University of Newcastle, Australia
WHO health Centre

News • 20 May 2019

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.

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.

MOU signing

News • 22 Mar 2019

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

The United Kingdom’s Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the University of Newcastle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation and a stronger relationship between the two organisations.

News • 7 Mar 2019

University welcomes Pacific Island students who will help tackle environmental problems in their region

Three Pacific Islands students are set to undertake research focusing on the environmental protection of vulnerable island and ocean ecosystems that will directly benefit their communities.

Professor Sally Chan

News • 25 Feb 2019

UON Singapore PVC appointed

The University of Newcastle is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Sally Chan to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor for our Singapore campus.

Honeysuckle Stage 1A building design

News • 20 Feb 2019

‘Stage within a city’ unveiled for Honeysuckle campus

A sleek, sophisticated, transparent building with smart glazing will create a ‘stage within the city’ for the University of Newcastle, which revealed the design for the first building on its Honeysuckle City Campus Development today.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

News • 5 Dec 2018

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.

Professor Deb Hodgson

News • 3 Dec 2018

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

In a progressive move to expedite the journey to equality in the workplace, the University of Newcastle has introduced a Gender Equality Leadership Pledge, inviting all staff to support the initiative.

VC Awards winners 2018

News • 4 Dec 2018

2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

The 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence recognised more than 60 exceptional academic and professional staff in all faculties and divisions for their incredible achievements, diverse contributions, initiative and dedication throughout the year.

Laureate Prof Nicholas Talley and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian

News • 30 Oct 2018

Neurogastroenterologist named NSW Scientist of the Year

Eminent University of Newcastle biomedical scientist and global authority on functional gut disorders, Laureate Professor Nicholas Talley, AC, is the 2018 NSW Scientist of the Year, announced tonight at the NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science and Engineering at Government House, Sydney.

Opening Ceremony

News • 11 Oct 2018

Newcastle China Week 2018

The Confucius Institute held the annual Newcastle China Week festivities on 21st September to 23rd September 2018 based on a theme of ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ and a celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

News • 6 Oct 2018

Education Not Detention: Academics for Refugees National Day of Action

Education Not Detention: Academics for Refugees National Day of Action
17 October is a National Day of Action across university campuses to call for the end of the offshore processing regime. It is supported and promoted by the NTEU and Academics for Refugees.

We welcome staff and students of the University of Newcastle to participate in (or simply lend your support to) a number of actions taking place on Callaghan Campus on Wednesday 17 October from 12pm.