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Newcastle innovators awarded grants to go global

Newcastle innovators awarded grants to go global

Friday, 22 June 2018

Two leading academics from the University of Newcastle are among the 38 beneficiaries in the latest round of the Australian Government’s Priming Grants, aimed at building international relationships to commercialise ground-breaking research.

Mental illness going unrecognised in country communities

Mental illness going unrecognised in country communities

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Researchers have found that one third of country people experiencing psychological distress don’t identify as having a mental health problem.

New Vice-Chancellor announced

New Vice-Chancellor announced

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

The Council of The University of Newcastle has today announced the appointment of Dr Alex Zelinsky AO as its next Vice-Chancellor and President, commencing in early November 2018.

University of Newcastle Professor elected as World Academy of Ceramics academician

University of Newcastle Professor elected as World Academy of Ceramics academician

Monday, 18 June 2018

University of Newcastle’s Professor Ajayan Vinu has been elected as an academician in the World Academy of Ceramics.

UON continues to move up QS World University Rankings

UON continues to move up QS World University Rankings

Thursday, 7 June 2018

The University of Newcastle is now ranked 214th in the prestigious 2019 QS World University Rankings announced today.

Research capabilities on show in the Upper Hunter

Research capabilities on show in the Upper Hunter

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

New research projects and opportunities for industry collaboration will be showcased in Muswellbrook today at an event hosted by the University of Newcastle’s Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Doctoral Training Centre (DTC).

Preventing chronic disease among people with mental illness

Preventing chronic disease among people with mental illness

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Increased support to prevent chronic disease in people with mental illness will be the focus of a $597,507 Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) investment for Australian researchers.

eHealth program targets young people’s ‘big six’ behaviours to reduce chronic disease risk

eHealth program targets young people’s ‘big six’ behaviours to reduce chronic disease risk

Friday, 25 May 2018

University of Newcastle researchers have collaborated on a world-first eHealth initiative aiming to target young people’s ‘big six’ behaviours to help reduce their chronic disease risk.