The University of Newcastle, Australia

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.

Professor Mark Hoffman

News • 12 Dec 2019

New Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) joins in 2020

The University of Newcastle announced today that Professor Mark Hoffman will join the University’s executive leadership team as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) in March 2020.

hydro harvester and researchers

News • 11 Dec 2019

Hydro Harvester is making a splash to solve global water shortage

In what could be a game-changer for solving the world’s water shortage problem, an atmospheric water generator (AWG) developed at the University of Newcastle is one step closer to commercialisation.

Kate Ariotti

News • 9 Dec 2019

DECRA success for Dr Kate Ariotti

Early career researcher with the Centre for 21st Century Humanities, Dr Kate Ariotti has received $379,405 to enable her to conduct research into the history of the war corpse.

News • 9 Dec 2019

Discovery Project grant success for Centre for 21st Century Humanities researchers

Centre for 21st Century Humanities members Professor Victoria Haskins and Associate Professor Bill Palmer have both been awarded ARC Discovery Project grants.

Dr Chris Kewley and Dr Elsa Licumba at the launch of CARE-P

News • 28 Nov 2019

Boundless opportunities on the African horizon

A new centre that will drive Australia-Africa education, research and innovation with the hope of improving life in both continents has been launched by the University of Newcastle.

News • 27 Nov 2019

Local researchers shine in global Highly Cited Researchers list

Four University of Newcastle researchers have been announced as Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science Group.

Picture of Dr Kate Ariotti

News • 26 Nov 2019

War dead research and geometric flows the focus from $800,000 funding

Two early career researchers have received around $800,000 to enable them to conduct research into areas of national importance at the University of Newcastle.

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