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How two satellites packing lasers and microwaves are helping us predict floods
Using satellites, lasers and microwaves, Professor Shin-Chan Han is working with some of the most accurate measurements of gravity humankind has ever recorded. But while these instruments are hundreds of kilometres above our heads in space, their applications could change the way we prepare ourselves for flooding here on Earth.
The surprising new role power plants will have in our green energy future
One of Australia’s oldest energy hubs, the Hunter Valley is approaching an uncertain future as the world's carbon crisis reaches a crescendo. But a company that has spun off from research done at the University of Newcastle is showing there is new life to be found in our old systems and infrastructure – and could see the region become a world-leader in clean, green power.
For many young refugees, the collision of their old and new lives transpires in the schoolyard. Helping our educators create spaces of belonging is more important than ever.
Deadly in the Water
How the story of the Irukandji carried Jasmine Miikika Craciun's talents from the rippling shores of Newcastle to the Olympic waves of Japan.
Reasonable doubt shines new light on injustice
Across Australia, hundreds of cold cases lie unsolved. And yet, the family and friends of victims remain frozen in time without answers. So, who fights for justice when the world has moved on?
A game-changing collaboration aimed at reducing the risk of concussion in sport is set to transform the way footy is played.
Offers of study bring positive start to 2022 for students
More than 2600 future students will today receive an offer to study at the University of Newcastle as the institution’s main round offers are released.
NHMRC supports research into psychotic disorders
University Newcastle PhD student Dr Jayson Jeganathan will investigate the negative symptoms of psychosis after he was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2021 Postgraduate Scholarship.
University of Newcastle receives over $5 million in research funding
Researchers at the University of Newcastle have been awarded over $5.1 million from the ARC for a broad range of projects, including a study of selfie-editing apps in youth culture, climate change adaptation in Australian industries, and a reimagining of post-mining landscapes.
University of Newcastle launches Ngarrama – a night of reflection
On the eve of Australia Day, the University of Newcastle, in partnership with Awabakal Ltd and with support from the City of Newcastle, is proud to host Ngarrama — a free public event to engage the community in meaningful reconciliation through truth telling and historical acceptance.
$2.1m to beat rare genetic disease cystic fibrosis
University of Newcastle respiratory disease expert Professor Peter Wark will lead a new $2.1m project to develop targeted treatments for the rare genetic and life-threatening disease cystic fibrosis, which damages the lungs and digestive system.
New academic scholarships support Year 12 high achievers
A new University of Newcastle scholarship program will support the aspirations of high achieving Year 12 students who begin university study this year.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.