The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 21 Jan 2020

Smoking increases risk of complications after surgery, joint WHO study finds

People who smoke cigarettes are at a significantly higher risk of post-surgical complications including heart and lung injuries, infections and delayed or impaired wound healing, a new study has found.

beach side law clinic

News • 17 Jan 2020

Beachside clinic offers free legal advice to the community and bushfire victims

In the midst of the bushfire crisis, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s annual Law on the Beach pop-up clinic will soon kick off, offering people free legal advice on any law-related matter, including bushfire insurance claims.

Australia Day Library hours

News • 7 Jan 2020

Australia Day Library hours

All Libraries are closed on Australia Day and the public holiday Monday.

News • 29 Nov 2019

Showcasing the latest engineering solutions

From a shark-proof wetsuit to an interactive boxing robot, a public exhibition taking place in Newcastle over the next nine days will showcase cutting-edge engineering and computing innovations from the University of Newcastle.

Dogs Teeth Necklace

News • 26 Nov 2019

Museum Collection Online Database Project is now live

The University's Senta Taft-Hendry Museum Online Database Project is now live. An even larger portion of the University's Museum collection is now available to view as an online resource for public access and research. You can browse the database here.

News • 25 Nov 2019

Wi-Fi 6 launch keeps University of Newcastle at the front of tech for Higher Education

The University of Newcastle is introducing the world’s latest Wi-Fi technology, Wi-Fi 6, to its campuses from November 2019, just two months after the technology became available.

Professor Jameson with the Jameson cell

News • 22 Nov 2019

OPINION: Newcastle know-how to our region and the world

If I told you Australia’s biggest-earning innovation for the past quarter century came from Newcastle, would you believe me? Indeed, it has outstripped earnings from other icons like WiFi and the Black Box, but is little known for its economic contribution to the country.

Parent Study Room

News • 11 Oct 2019

New Parents with Children Study Rooms

Are you a parent or carer studying at UON?

Jeff Dobinson, with his nephew Simon Anicich, and brother-in-law, Richard Anicich.

News • 5 Sep 2019

University’s fundraising trek unites staff, alumni and community in support of Indigenous health

Trekking 100 kilometres across the arid Australian outback in five days is a challenge, but one that 25 brave individuals are eager to tackle in the name of Indigenous education and health research.

Grand Challenge winners

News • 3 Sep 2019

$50,000 funding awarded to innovative Grand Challenge solutions

From eucalyptus oil diffusers, to aromatic plants seeds dispensed through a gumball machine, and a Mozzie Map to quantify human/mosquito interactions, the innovative ideas proposed in the University of Newcastle’s Grand Challenge offer promising solutions to manage the global problem of mosquitoes.

Three Minute Thesis contestant

News • 20 Aug 2019

The next wave of research stars in the limelight

With thousands of hours of research condensed into just three minutes, 15 bright and determined postgraduate students will take the stage at The Conservatorium on Friday (23 August) to compete in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

News • 19 Jun 2019

University continues to climb QS World University Rankings

The University of Newcastle is now ranked equal 207th in the prestigious 2020 QS World University Rankings, released today.

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