The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor Janet Nelson

News • 11 Nov 2019

New Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

The University of Newcastle is delighted to advise that after an extensive international search Professor Janet Nelson has accepted the role of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) and will start at the University in February 2020.

Sam Parker

News • 6 Nov 2019

Engineering student secures John Monash scholarship

University of Newcastle engineering student, Sam Parker, will continue his ambition of combining empathy and empowerment with engineering, after receiving a prestigious John Monash Scholarship to carry out international postgraduate study in 2020.

(L-R): Professor Ajayan Vinu, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinksy AO, Chief Executive Officer of Newcastle Airport Dr Peter Cock in the nanotechnology lab

News • 1 Nov 2019

New partnership encouraging innovation and regional economic growth takes flight

The University of Newcastle and Newcastle Airport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that seeks to maximise opportunities to establish the Hunter region as an innovation leader in aviation, Defence and aerospace-related research, education and industry.

Dr Michelle Bovill

News • 30 Oct 2019

Pre-schoolers, teens and Indigenous women the focus for heart health research funding

Three Hunter researchers will focus on helping Australians have better heart health by investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart disease, after securing more than $385,000 in funding from the Heart Foundation.

Professor Jennifer Martin

News • 30 Oct 2019

University of Newcastle part of ground-breaking NSW study to grow medicinal cannabis industry

The NSW Government is investing in pioneering research into the medicinal cannabis industry, with Minister for Agriculture, Adam Marshall unveiling a new $10 million study from a top-secret cannabis research facility in regional NSW, last week.

News • 28 Oct 2019

Industry partnerships help fund research to future proof the cinema industry

Research will enhance the cinema going experience.

News • 25 Oct 2019

Centre fosters important discussion on artificial intelligence and the future of humanity

Understanding the impact artificial intelligence is having on humanity now and into the future.

(L-R) Rosey Hart, Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO and Andrew Menken

News • 24 Oct 2019

University of Newcastle commits $5 million to attract top research talent

Budding research students aiming to make a meaningful impact with their studies are to receive significant funding support, thanks to a new $5 million scholarship fund from the University of Newcastle.

News • 22 Oct 2019

Future research leaders receive funding boost

The inaugural Research Advantage NEWstar program will support 13 aspiring University of Newcastle mid-career researchers to further develop their research leadership skills.

News • 21 Oct 2019

Prioritising our planet

The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.

News • 18 Oct 2019

Worldwide transcribathon of 17th century literature begins in Newcastle

Get involved in this international transcribathon.

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.