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Plastic ingestion by people could be equating to a credit card a week

Plastic ingestion by people could be equating to a credit card a week

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

A new study finds on average people could be ingesting approximately 5 grams of plastic every week, which is the equivalent weight of a credit card.

Altitude Accord scholarship winners announced

Altitude Accord scholarship winners announced

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

The University of Newcastle, Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) and Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Altitude Accord Scholarship as part of its partnership to help build an industry-skilled, homegrown Hunter workforce for the region’s growing defence industry.

Earthquake triggers urgent call to review sea level predictions

Earthquake triggers urgent call to review sea level predictions

Monday, 3 June 2019

Major earthquakes can cause land to sink and sea level to rise at a pace greater than the threat of climate-related rise, and may continue for decades after, new research reveals.

Tapping into tradition for land management

Tapping into tradition for land management

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

University staff and students recently joined members of the local Broke community to participate in the rare immersive experience of a cultural burn, facilitated by the Koori Country Firesticks Aboriginal Corporation.

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

Monday, 20 May 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.

Leading the defence against superbugs

Leading the defence against superbugs

Monday, 20 May 2019

A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to better understand and tackle the cycle of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia.

BRAIN @ WATT SPACE  5 - 30 June 2019

BRAIN @ WATT SPACE 5 - 30 June 2019

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Come and see an interactive and dynamic exhibition exploring the amazing brain. This exhibit will showcase some of the University of Newcastle’s research, giving the public a sneak preview of how we look at the brain, why we look at the brain, and what we find when we look at the brain.

Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience

Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience

Monday, 13 May 2019

Disaster Master, a mobile-based application that gamifies challenges based on real disaster situations to educate people on how to prevent, prepare, respond and recover from natural and man-made disasters, has won the New Futures Hackathon.