The University of Newcastle, Australia
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.

Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin and Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

News • 14 Nov 2019

Mental health leader hailed on Hunter research’s night of nights

Nationally renowned mental health trailblazer Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was named the 2019 Researcher of the Year at tonight’s annual HMRI Awards Night, capping a stellar evening in which over $10 million in grant funding was announced or acknowledged.

Standing L-R: Dr. Heather Douglas, Dr. Andrea Griffin, Dr. Debra Donnelly, Dr. Hedda Askland, Dr. Tamara Young & Dr. Laura Luo Seated L-R: Dr. Renee Goreham, Prof. Frances Kay-Lambkin, Dr. Helen English & Dr. Sally Hunt Absent: Dr Peta Tehan

News • 14 Nov 2019

Investment to support female researchers

Ten promising University of Newcastle researchers have received funding to support the development of their academic careers.

Prof Janet Nelson

News • 11 Nov 2019

From Idaho to Newcastle - New Deputy Vice-Chancellor announced

The University of Newcastle has today announced that research leader Professor Janet Nelson will start as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) in February next year.

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.

Previous Next