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Expert offers insights into effective disaster management

Expert offers insights into effective disaster management

Thursday, 9 August 2018

A leading ambassador for the United Nations (UN) in the Asia-Pacific region is visiting Newcastle this week to share insights into the impact of natural disasters on human mobility.

Would you like a trial run at being a new parent?

Would you like a trial run at being a new parent?

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

A pilot interactive online game is giving new parents valuable information and a safe environment to test their parenting decisions.

Connectivity key to reducing depression among elderly Aussies

Connectivity key to reducing depression among elderly Aussies

Monday, 6 August 2018

A funding boost of almost $500,000 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), is set to combat the rates of depression and anxiety among elderly Australians.

Chamber choir echoes international success

Chamber choir echoes international success

Thursday, 2 August 2018

University of Newcastle’s Chamber Choir, Echology, on its 10th international tour, has claimed a first place at the International Kathaumixw Choral Festival in Canada.

Australian farming the focus of new Soil Research Centre

Australian farming the focus of new Soil Research Centre

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Australia’s largest collaborative soil research initiative, aimed at enabling farmers to increase their productivity and profitability, has launched today at the University of Newcastle.

Professor Moghtaderi receives national engineering award

Professor Moghtaderi receives national engineering award

Thursday, 2 August 2018

The University of Newcastle’s Professor Behdad Moghtaderi has been awarded an Australian Engineering Excellence Award for the development of the world’s first large scale testing facility for ventilation air methane abatement.

Showcasing new advances for building Australia’s energy and transport infrastructure

Showcasing new advances for building Australia’s energy and transport infrastructure

Thursday, 26 July 2018

A collaborative research centre, led by the University of Newcastle and directed by Laureate Professor Scott Sloan AO, the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering, is pioneering new approaches and software for designing cheaper and safer energy and transport infrastructure.

Medicine student tells the story of dementia

Medicine student tells the story of dementia

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

University of Newcastle medicine student, Tara Kannan, has been announced as a winner of this year’s National Dementia Storytelling Competition, an annual awareness initiative run by Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to improve the care of people living with dementia.