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First Watt Space Opening for 2018

First Watt Space Opening for 2018

Friday, 16 February 2018



Watt Space Gallery re-opens for 2018 on Wednesday 21 February at 11am!

Our first exhibitions for the year are:

MEGAN MCCARTHY
Fractured Feminism

LIBBY ECKERSLEY
Preparations and de-articulations

COURNTEY HEFFERNAN
Fanciful Notions
ANNIKA THURBON
I do look like this, I don't look like this
Please join us for the exhibion launch at Watt Space Gallery on:

Thursday 22 FEBRUARY from 6:30pm

New rules to tackle concussion in NSW sports

New rules to tackle concussion in NSW sports

Friday, 16 February 2018

University of Newcastle (UON) Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dr Andrew Gardner, will play a key role in protecting Australian athletes from concussion on the field, with new state-wide guidelines announced today.

HCRF research fellowship to support better nutrition, better breathing

HCRF research fellowship to support better nutrition, better breathing

Friday, 16 February 2018

Thanks to an unexpected bequest from a Victorian woman they never met, the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation (HCRF) has just announced its first Early-Career Fellowship supporting high-quality medical research in children’s illness.

Midwifery graduate pays the gift of life forward

Midwifery graduate pays the gift of life forward

Thursday, 15 February 2018

The miracle of life is something that University of Newcastle midwifery graduate and mother, Kyra Fuller, has a vigorous appreciation for, after battling a debilitating illness that required surgery five years ago.

Port Macquarie graduates commence their next chapter

Port Macquarie graduates commence their next chapter

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

More than 80 proud students across education, midwifery and nursing will celebrate the completion of their studies at the University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie graduation ceremony today.

Teaching graduate on a journey of lifelong learning

Teaching graduate on a journey of lifelong learning

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

After four years of formal training, an education graduate from the University of Newcastle’s Port Macquarie Campus is about to stand at the front of a classroom as an official teacher for the first time.

HCRA is seeking a Clinical and Implementation Research Officer

HCRA is seeking a Clinical and Implementation Research Officer

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Hunter Cancer Research Alliance (HCRA) is seeking to employ a Clinical and Implementation Research Officer and needs you! The Clinical and Implementation Research Officer provides support to the Clinical Cancer Research Network (CCRN) and Implementation Science Flagship Programs to ensure the effective and efficient conduct of approved projects within the HCRA strategic plan.

War on Waste: The 'Battle' to minimise waste in Construction Projects in NSW

War on Waste: The 'Battle' to minimise waste in Construction Projects in NSW

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Currently construction produces more than 19 million tonnes of waste, 45% of which is deposited in landfill. This results in increased energy consumption, contamination, landfill reliance and depletion of new finite resources.

To address this issue, Professor Peter Davis, Chair, Construction Management at the University of Newcastle is leading a team to challenge existing waste management strategies in construction.