The University of Newcastle, Australia

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.

Book a Librarian

News • 26 Apr 2019

Book a Librarian

Need some extra help? Book a Librarian.

News • 18 Apr 2019

Researchers to remediate PFAS contamination with hemp seed proteins

University of Newcastle researchers are on track to create a solution to per-and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination, in a project that could benefit the Williamtown community and countless other sites across the world.

Professor Penny Jane Burke

News • 15 Apr 2019

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.

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