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Rise to the top – alumnus joins the Academy

Rise to the top – alumnus joins the Academy

Monday, 17 September 2018

University of Newcastle alumnus, Yasser Hamed, has risen to the top of his field in film animation, joining the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.

Pitchfest: Connecting the humanities with industry

Pitchfest: Connecting the humanities with industry

Monday, 17 September 2018

An app that connects consumers with ethically made goods, a symposium on the humanities’ contribution to the future of humanity and a linguistics project that will preserve an endangered Torres Straits language were some of the projects that attracted funding and support at the University of Newcastle’s first ever humanities Pitchfest.

Massacres map wins best digital map 2018

Massacres map wins best digital map 2018

Monday, 17 September 2018

The Colonial Frontiers Massacres Map has won the best digital map award at the 2018 New Zealand Cartographic Society GeoCart Conference.

High honour bestowed on Alumni

High honour bestowed on Alumni

Friday, 14 September 2018

Twenty-seven outstanding leaders across the fields of science, engineering, business, medicine and creative arts have had their career achievements recognised at the 2018 University of Newcastle Alumni Awards.

Creativity the key to unlocking new ideas

Creativity the key to unlocking new ideas

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Passionate trailblazer and sustainable business founder, Stephanie Woollard, will headline the University’s Enterprise + Innovation 2018 (E+I18) month-long event, which aims to inspire original ideas and new perspectives among staff and students.

Have you got a great idea for the myUON app?

Have you got a great idea for the myUON app?

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

We’ve improved the myUON app based on your feedback.

Floor Talk at the University Gallery - Dr Kate Ariotti

Floor Talk at the University Gallery - Dr Kate Ariotti

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

6PM Tuesday 18 September 
Floor Talk - Dr. Kate Ariotti: ANZAC POWS AND ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Teen back pain linked to substance use

Teen back pain linked to substance use

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Adolescents with frequent back pain are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and report feelings of anxiety and depression, according to new research led by the University of Sydney and University of Newcastle (UON).