The University of Newcastle, Australia
National Council of Women Award Recipients

News • 11 Feb 2020

National Council of Women recognise student achievements

Students making an impact in health and history Three exceptional University of Newcastle research students have been recognised as inspiring leaders in their field, with an Australia Day Honour from the National Council of Women (NCW) of NSW.

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News • 4 Feb 2020

University of Newcastle update on Coronavirus

On Saturday 1 February the Federal Government announced that entry into Australia from, or through, mainland China is restricted to only Australian citizens and residents.

News • 3 Feb 2020

Port Macquarie Graduation celebrates work-ready graduates

Years of textbooks and classes are over for the students graduating from the University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie campus, as they get set to take their qualifications into the community.

The Living End filming with students from Creative Industries

News • 31 Jan 2020

It’s awards season all over again…..

OPINION: With the Golden Globes and the Grammys behind us and the Oscars up next, the celebration of ‘class of 2019’ will soon give way to speculation about likely candidates for next year’s awards.

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

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.

beach side law clinic

News • 17 Jan 2020

Beachside clinic offers free legal advice to the community and bushfire victims

In the midst of the bushfire crisis, the University of Newcastle Legal Centre’s annual Law on the Beach pop-up clinic will soon kick off, offering people free legal advice on any law-related matter, including bushfire insurance claims.

Associate Professor Pradeep Tanwar (centre) with research team colleagues Dr Dariusz Alterman (left) and Dr Shafiq Syed (right).

News • 27 Dec 2019

Cell finding brings hope for uterus ailments

Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) believe they have solved a 75-year scientific mystery by pinpointing a cell that’s behind a raft of health conditions affecting the uterus, including endometrial cancer, endometriosis and infertility.

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.

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