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UN flag to fly above City Hall

UN flag to fly above City Hall

Thursday, 16 June 2016

A United Nations flag will be raised in Civic Park* today to confirm Newcastle as a ‘United Nations City’ and host of the first United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) for Disaster Preparedness and Risk Reduction in Australia and the Pacific region.

UON continues to raise funds for Fairy Garden project in Thailand

UON continues to raise funds for Fairy Garden project in Thailand

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has again raised additional funds for the Fairy Garden project at Lampang Hospital in Thailand, a project they helped open in 2012.

UON PhD candidate's film to have world premiere in Hollywood

UON PhD candidate's film to have world premiere in Hollywood

Friday, 13 May 2016

Filmmaker Stuart McBratney is studying a PhD by creative work at UON: and as part of his candidature, he’s written, directed and composed a feature film set for the silver screen in Hollywood.

Ice cores help reconstruct Hunter weather for last 1000 years

Ice cores help reconstruct Hunter weather for last 1000 years

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

In a world first, Australian scientists have used Antarctic ice core samples to reconstruct rainfall records for a specific water catchment.

UON secures close to $3 million in ARC Linkage Funding

UON secures close to $3 million in ARC Linkage Funding

Friday, 6 May 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) was today awarded close to $3 million in competitive research funding by the Australian Research Council (ARC) in its 2016 Linkage Projects scheme.

Leading UON Endocrinologist honoured with Laureate Professor

Leading UON Endocrinologist honoured with Laureate Professor

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has appointed leading endocrinologist Professor Roger Smith AM as its next Laureate Professor to reflect his remarkable contribution to our understanding of human pregnancy.

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

Thursday, 7 April 2016

The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) has awarded Professor Billie Bonevski with the prestigious TSANZ President’s Award.

UON ranked in the world’s TOP 50 for Architecture and Built Environment in QS subject rankings

UON ranked in the world’s TOP 50 for Architecture and Built Environment in QS subject rankings

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Architecture and Built Environment discipline has ranked in the top 50 in the world, for the second consecutive year in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject list, announced today.