Research and Innovation

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$1.5 million project aiming to deliver ‘precision rehabilitation’

$1.5 million project aiming to deliver ‘precision rehabilitation’

Thursday, 6 December 2018

A new decision-making tool being developed in a major research project at the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute is set to give patients better and more personalised rehabilitation interventions after knee replacement surgery.

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Gender equity progress earns esteemed Bronze Award

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Concerted effort and commitment to improve gender equity and diversity within the workplace have earned the University of Newcastle an esteemed higher education sector award and official accreditation.

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The NSW Government will invest $2.4 million in a statewide rollout of the University of Newcastle’s award-winning lifestyle program Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE).

2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence recognised more than 60 exceptional academic and professional staff in all faculties and divisions for their incredible achievements, diverse contributions, initiative and dedication throughout the year.

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Monday, 3 December 2018

In a progressive move to expedite the journey to equality in the workplace, the University of Newcastle has introduced a Gender Equality Leadership Pledge, inviting all staff to support the initiative.

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Monday, 3 December 2018

Soil science researcher Professor Nanthi Bolan has been named on the Global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018, just in time for World Soil Day this Wednesday 5 December.

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

Friday, 30 November 2018

A high intensity physical activity program targeting senior high school students has scored a positive report card, not only improving students’ fitness, but also their mental well-being.

Multi-million dollar boost for crucial research

Multi-million dollar boost for crucial research

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Twenty-one research projects across science, engineering, health and the humanities are set to advance, sharing in $8.75 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC).