Research and Innovation
News • 17 May 2022
Ecologists from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) and researchers from the University of Newcastle, Southern Cross University, CSIRO and the South Australian Museum have uncovered a new species of mountainfrog; Philoriaknowlesi, in Queensland’s south-east, and are now working to protect its habitat.
News • 9 May 2022
The University of Newcastle has welcomed a $15 million investment from the NSW Government for a Decarbonisation Innovation Hub that will help fast-track research, development and commercialisation to drive solutions for a low emissions economy.
News • 3 May 2022
The largest and longest-running women’s health study ever conducted in Australia is looking to recruit at least 1000 migrant women to ensure the study accurately reflects Australia’s current population.
News • 2 May 2022
Sustainability is at the core of the University’s values and the latest rankings from Times Higher Education Impact Rankings show the university continues to be a world leader in sustainability.
News • 21 Apr 2022
The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has announced the creation of 19 new research programs. The new programs will study a wide range of health issues relevant to our communities.
News • 11 Apr 2022
The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is pleased to announce Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin has been appointed as the new Institute Director of HMRI for a period of five years.
News • 7 Apr 2022
The University of Newcastle continues to excel as a global leader, with new rankings, released today, showing the university improved across every broad subject area.
News • 6 Apr 2022
Michael Chijoff is a multi-award-winning designer and the creator of his own disruptor adventure product brand Tacticagear, which smashed records and became the highest funded multi-tool in crowdfunding history and raised more than $960,000.
News • 31 Mar 2022
Two University of Newcastle and HMRI researchers who are trailblazing in their fields to improve the health and wellbeing of communities around the world, have been awarded prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) awards.
News • 29 Mar 2022
A brain imaging study of young people at high risk of developing bipolar disorder has for the first time found evidence of weakening connections between key areas of the brain in late adolescence.
News • 28 Mar 2022
A second Omicron wave of COVID-19 sweeping the nation has already outstripped the peak recorded in January, a national online surveillance system for tracking respiratory symptoms has revealed.
News • 25 Mar 2022
Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle are looking for participants to take part in a new study on the immune and anti-viral effects of the dietary supplement Lactoferrin.
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