The University of Newcastle, Australia
Laureate Professor John Attia

News • 11 Oct 2019

Laureate honour for epidemiology leader

Professor John Attia from the School of Medicine and Public Health in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, has been awarded the title of Laureate Professor, in recognition of his remarkable research career and outstanding contributions in clinical, molecular, and genetic epidemiology methods, as well as his clinical medicine practice and teaching.

Professor Clare Collins

News • 10 Oct 2019

Fellowship awarded to nutrition and dietetics leader

University of Newcastle researcher Professor Clare Collins is among 40 new Fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

Dr Peter Pockney

News • 9 Oct 2019

Major funding to train the next generation of surgical researchers and reduce surgical infections

Academic surgeons from across Australia have been awarded more than $780,000 from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to investigate the causes of surgical site infections and train the next generation of surgical researchers.

News • 3 Oct 2019

More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation

The University of Newcastle has established itself as leader in PFAS remediation research, receiving more than $1.4 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for two of the four national research projects selected in Round Two of the PFAS Remediation Research Program.

(L-R) Lucy Wicks MP, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Deborah Hodgson, Professor Alan Broadfoot, and Professor Brett Ninness

News • 1 Oct 2019

A new dawn for Australian minerals

A new $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence based at the University of Newcastle will make mineral processing more environmentally sustainable and do much to secure the future availability of the metals we depend on for modern living.

News • 26 Sep 2019

University of Newcastle researchers named top in their field

Six University of Newcastle researchers have been named as top in their field in new data published in The Australian’s 2019 Research magazine this week.

News • 26 Sep 2019

Unlocking answers to the energy supply system of the future

An initiative has launched aimed at providing ways Australia can successfully integrate new energy technologies into the power grid.

Killing times

News • 6 Sep 2019

Massacre map and Guardian Australia partnership project wins NSW Premier's History Award

The Killing Times awarded for its contribution to history and public debate.

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.

News • 30 Aug 2019

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

More than $10 million has been awarded to further world-class, solution-based research at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), and Hunter New England Health in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

Dr Myles Young wins Bupa’s Emerging Health Researcher Award 

News • 30 Aug 2019

Dr Myles Young wins Bupa’s Emerging Health Researcher Award 

Dr Myles Young has been named Bupa Foundation’s Emerging Health Researcher for 2019 in recognition of his work to improve men’s physical and mental health.

Kylie Shaw

News • 26 Aug 2019

New Department of Education funding launches research into improving educational expertise in schools

Project to develop a 'thought leaders network'.