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2019 Commencing Students Survey

2019 Commencing Students Survey

Monday, 25 March 2019

New to uni? You can improve the way we do things here at UON. Complete the Commencing Students Survey and tell us what you think of your uni experience so far.

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

Friday, 22 March 2019

The United Kingdom’s Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the University of Newcastle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation and a stronger relationship between the two organisations.

Library Night Rations

Library Night Rations

Friday, 22 March 2019

Need a tea or coffee to get you through a late night study session?

Digital tools bring Australia’s dark history into the spotlight

Digital tools bring Australia’s dark history into the spotlight

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Professor Lyndall Ryan of the Centre for 21st Century Humanities and Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle is partnering with The Guardian to further expand the Colonial Frontier Massacres Map.

Teaching excellence recognised with AAUT awards

Teaching excellence recognised with AAUT awards

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Congratulations to Dr Simon IvesonAssociate Professor Amy Maguire and Dr Marcus Rodrigs who were awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning at the 2019 Australian Awards for University Teaching held in Canberra last week.

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

As national conversations around the treatment of the elderly continue, academics from the University of Newcastle are supporting legal practitioners to act as another line of defence to better identify and combat elder abuse.

Standing Together

Monday, 18 March 2019

Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Friday, 15 March 2019

Early research findings have indicated that a simple blood test may provide a more accurate way of identifying aggressive prostate cancers, which could result in more immediate treatment for men with high-risk disease and reduce unnecessary procedures for men with benign or low-risk tumours.