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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal Nation, Darkinjung Nation, Biripai Nation, Worimi Nation, Wonnarua Nation and Eora Nation. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

Indigenous collaboration

We are proud of our record in Indigenous higher education, innovation and engagement, which has been driven by relationships with the Indigenous community and through the work of the Wollotuka Institute.

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Our stories

Painful departure for diabetes testing

Painful departure for diabetes testing

Professor Paul Dastoor is developing a saliva glucose biosensor that will see a fundamental shift in diabetes management, removing typical barriers to health testing such as pain, cost or availability, and empowering people to monitor their own health.

Improving Indigenous Healthcare

Improving Indigenous Healthcare

Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon, Associate Professor Dr Kelvin Kong is committed to empowering communities and removing barriers that prevent access to critical healthcare services.

The talking cure

The talking cure

Speech pathology students are playing an important role in the establishment of a new community-centred program to improve outcomes for children in regional NSW.

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How two satellites packing lasers and microwaves are helping us predict floods

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

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.

Building belonging

Building belonging

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.

Why rankings are more than just a number

Why rankings are more than just a number

The University prides itself on providing world-class education to the region and we aim to create life-ready graduates. Rankings can sometimes feel like just another number however, their meaning lies much deeper.

New mountainfrog species identified in Southeast Queensland

New mountainfrog species identified in Southeast Queensland

Ecologists from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) and researchers from the University of Newcastle, Southern Cross University, CSIRO and the South Australian Museum have uncovered a new species of mountainfrog; Philoriaknowlesi, in Queensland’s south-east, and are now working to protec

University of Newcastle welcomes $50M to trailblaze in recycling and clean energy

University of Newcastle welcomes $50M to trailblaze in recycling and clean energy

The University of Newcastle has welcomed today’s Federal Government announcement of $50 million in funding to produce clean energy and recycling innovations through the creation of the Australian Trailblazer Recycling and Clean Energy (ATRaCE) Program.

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Partnership with Australian Public Service to boost regional jobs and digital opportunities

Partnership with Australian Public Service to boost regional jobs and digital opportunities

The Minister for the Public Service, Ben Morton has today announced that the Australian Public Service (APS) will partner with the University of Newcastle to deliver a new university Academy Campus.

University of Newcastle welcomes $15 Million Decarbonisation Hub

University of Newcastle welcomes $15 Million Decarbonisation Hub

The University of Newcastle has welcomed a $15 million investment from the NSW Government for a Decarbonisation Innovation Hub that will help fast-track research, development and commercialisation to drive solutions for a low emissions economy.

Oceanex Energy Scholarship empowers student-led renewable energy research

Oceanex Energy Scholarship empowers student-led renewable energy research

A new scholarship delivered by Oceanex Energy will support University of Newcastle research into renewable energy options, and offshore wind farming specifically.

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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.