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Engineer and innovator honoured for significant contributions to the field

Engineer and innovator honoured for significant contributions to the field

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Engineer and leader in the field of geotechnical rock mechanics, Associate Professor Anna Giacomini, has been honoured with a 2019 John Booker Medal for her exemplary contributions to science and engineering.

Altitude Accord partnership to grow future defence workforce

Altitude Accord partnership to grow future defence workforce

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) will today launch a strategic partnership with two key partners to bring transformative developments to undergraduate curriculum at the University of Newcastle and develop the future high-value skills of anew generation workforce.

Researchers awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Researchers awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Recognised for their potential to create global impact in their fields, three University of Newcastle researchers will receive prestigious Australian-American Fulbright Scholarships in a presentation at Parliament House this week.

New technology offers promising manufacturing potential for Australia

New technology offers promising manufacturing potential for Australia

Monday, 25 February 2019

An innovative low emission technology could see the development of a new manufacturing industry within Australia.

‘Stage within a city’ unveiled for Honeysuckle campus

‘Stage within a city’ unveiled for Honeysuckle campus

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

A sleek, sophisticated, transparent building with smart glazing will create a ‘stage within the city’ for the University of Newcastle, which revealed the design for the first building on its Honeysuckle City Campus Development today.

Study to help over-65s stay stronger

Study to help over-65s stay stronger

Monday, 18 February 2019

Free hand weights, a personalised resistance exercise program, professional dietary advice and a tailored nutrition intervention will be offered in a new clinical trial at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), aimed at helping over-65s build muscle strength and reduce falls.

Aquatic drones capture shark paralysis after catch and release

Aquatic drones capture shark paralysis after catch and release

Friday, 15 February 2019

An underwater drone has highlighted that catch and release fishing may have significant damaging effects on sharks, increasing their risk of predation.

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.