Research and Innovation
News • 8 Apr 2021
University of Newcastle alumni share their innovation journey as founders of social enterprise Borne Clothing at I2N's Startup Stories.
Featured story • 8 Apr 2021
AstraZeneca’s blood clot risk is incredibly small. Australia shouldn’t follow the UK’s lead of offering under 30s another vaccine
Authorities in the United Kingdom overnight recommended people under 30 be offered an alternative COVID vaccine to the AstraZeneca/Oxford shot. The recommendation came after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) found a “possible link” between the vaccine and blood clots.
News • 7 Apr 2021
A state-of-the-art green hydrogen fuel, developed in partnership between the University of Newcastle and Southern Green Gas has today been unveiled and demonstrated in Hyundai’s NEXO hydrogen fuel cell SUV.
News • 31 Mar 2021
The University of Newcastle has today opened its newest Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), the Food and Agribusiness DTC, at Ourimbah.
News • 26 Mar 2021
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest round of funding for Linkage Project grants, with three University of Newcastle projects attracting funding totalling $1,868,005.
News • 25 Mar 2021
An international research study has found that surgery dramatically increases the risk of death from COVID-19, recommending that all non-emergency surgery patients be vaccinated while awaiting procedures.
News • 25 Mar 2021
A world-first discovery of ‘sneaky’ sperm particles found outside their ‘home’ in the testes offers new hope for men with fertility issues and new insight for cancer researchers.
News • 18 Mar 2021
The University of Newcastle has unveiled a major piece in its longstanding commitment to Indigenous higher education, innovation and engagement with the launch of its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Research Framework, coinciding with national Close the Gap Day.
News • 15 Mar 2021
Esteemed historian and Indigenous research trailblazer, University of Newcastle Emeritus Professor John Maynard has been honoured with a new lecture series in his name.
News • 4 Mar 2021
Tricia Martin shares her innovation journey as founder of the Hunter Region's first online platform that helps students develop their skills through interactive digital internships at I2N's Startup Stories.
Featured story • 3 Mar 2021
An international study of weight management interventions for children above a healthy weight range or living with obesity has identified personalised, nutrition-led guidance is an effective strategy to achieve long term dietary changes.
News • 1 Mar 2021
Australian researchers have called for additional services for survivors of intimate partner violence – warning those who have these experiences are more vulnerable to elder abuse.
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