The University of Newcastle, Australia

News • 12 Feb 2020

Prof Philip Dwyer co-edits Cambridge World History of Violence Four Volume set

Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence, Professor Philip Dwyer has co-edited the four-volume Cambridge World History of Violence, which is the first collection of its kind to look at violence across different periods of human history and different regions of the world.

News • 11 Feb 2020

Nervous tissue growth factors promote aggressive cancers

Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Cancer Research Alliance are discovering exciting new avenues for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer using the knowledge that nerve cells act to fuel cancer growth.

GLAMx Lab

News • 5 Feb 2020

The GLAMX Lab – offering new skills to students from across the University

The GLAMX Lab offers the opportunity for students to learn hands-on skills to students and increase their employability.

News • 23 Jan 2020

New research to investigate link between obesity and endometrial cancer

Hunter researchers have been awarded a $600,000 grant to investigate the link between obesity and endometrial cancer to better identify and treat those at risk.

News • 22 Jan 2020

New biotech venture going viral in battle against cancer

The scientific team behind Viralytics, a Hunter-based biotech firm bought in 2018 by Merck for a record $502 million, is reuniting for a new private venture aiming to develop cutting-edge cancer therapies.

News • 21 Jan 2020

Support for business owners impacted by bushfires

Small business owners whose business premises have been impacted by bushfires can access temporary coworking deskspace operated by several NSW universities, including the University of Newcastle's I2N Hubs at Newcastle City, Williamtown and Muswellbrook.

News • 21 Jan 2020

Smoking increases risk of complications after surgery, joint WHO study finds

People who smoke cigarettes are at a significantly higher risk of post-surgical complications including heart and lung injuries, infections and delayed or impaired wound healing, a new study has found.

News • 18 Dec 2019

Disadvantaged students set to benefit from research grant focussed on mental health

More than $480,000 has been awarded to explore new ways to improve the mental well-being of university students from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

News • 18 Dec 2019

NHMRC awards $9.3 million to 13 University of Newcastle projects

The University of Newcastle has received more than $9.3 million in funding to support projects aiming to solve some of the world’s most critical health problems and improve the lives of millions of Australians.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Honorary degrees awarded to renowned leaders

Prominent politicians, an acclaimed journalist, and a champion for the visually impaired are among those who will receive Honorary Doctorates at the University of Newcastle’s graduation ceremonies this week.

News • 16 Dec 2019

Students celebrate success at Callaghan graduation

More than 1,000 University of Newcastle students will doff their caps and celebrate the results of thousands of hours of study this week at its graduation ceremonies.

Hone

News • 13 Dec 2019

Hone takes research to the real world

A platform that helps farmers test the chemical properties of soil, crops and grain samples in-field and developed by a team of University of Newcastle graduates has secured funding for commercialisation.

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