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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.
A leap of faith
Citizen scientists are teaming up with University of Newcastle researchers leading Australia’s effort to prevent the extinction of precious amphibians.
The next big thing in energy that’s already here – Hydrogen
Greenest ride? Why this hydrogen fuel produced from thin air and sunshine is sure to rev you up.
NUspace and Civic Park light up orange to start 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women
The University of Newcastle’s NUspace building and Civic Park will light up in orange this Thursday to mark the start of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women.
Screaming for attention: Surprise discovery of two new – and very loud – frog species
Scientists from the University of Newcastle, Australian Museum, South Australian Museum and Queensland National Parks and Wildlife have found and described two new, very loud, frog species from eastern Australia.
Tax clinic established at Newcastle Business School to assist the disadvantaged and vulnerable
Disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the Hunter will have access to free tax advice and assistance following today’s announcement by Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar that Newcastle Business School has been awarded $300,000 under the expansion of the National Tax Clinic.
Power of partnerships celebrated in 2021 Employability Excellence Awards
Entrepreneurialism, excellence and the power of partnerships are being celebrated as part of the University of Newcastle’s 2021 Employability Excellence Awards.
University secures 7th Heart Foundation grant
Professor Aaron Sverdlov is the 7th University of Newcastle researcher to benefit from the 2021 Heart Foundation funding program.
Professor Balogh honoured for his work in Emergency Medicine
Professor Zsolt Balogh has been named the top Emergency Medicine researcher in the country by The Australian's Research 2021 magazine. This is the second year in a row that Professor Balogh has taken out top honours in this field.
Online Postgrad Info Session
Been thinking about postgraduate study but have some questions? Book a free 15-minute online appointment with a program academic or program advisor/admissions staff, available 4pm-6pm AEDT on Wednesday 1 December 2021.
Campus Experience Days
Join us on our Newcastle and Central Coast Campuses and see where you will study, participate in a Q&A session with academics and current students, fund out tips on transitioning to uni and meet other studies interested in the same study area as you for 2022.
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.