Milestone Reached in Quantum Operation

Speediest quantum operation yet ~ 200 times faster. A group of physicists at UNSW Sydney have built a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer. The research is the milestone result of a vision first outlined[…]


Australia’s Hardest Working Farm Dog

Twelve dogs from six states will compete in the Cobber Challenge to crown Australia’s hardest working dog. Each dog will wear a GPS collar to track how far, fast and for how long they work over a three-week period. It’s[…]


UoN News ~ Master of Data Science

New Master of Data Science degree to foster the jobs of the future. Bringing together industry representatives and experts, the University of Newcastle is celebrating the launch of its new online Master of Data Science degree at a public event[…]


GA8 Aircraft Temporarily Suspended

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has temporarily suspended the operations of GippsAero GA8 aircraft. This follows a fatal GA8 aircraft accident on 14 July 2019 in Sweden during a skydiving flight. The accident happened near Umea in northern Sweden. None[…]


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Why Your Banking Smartphone Should only do Banking

Agent Smith malware infects 25 million Android devices globally. Australian Android users are warned not to download mobile apps from third party app stores following reports of malware known as ‘Agent Smith’ infecting 25 million Android devices globally. Android devices[…]


Cessnock City Council opposes cost shifting by NSW Government

Cessnock City Council has criticised the NSW Government, following a report by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) into local government election costs. The draft IPART report makes recommendations resulting in the cost of next year’s local government election[…]


UoN Partners with Infection Specialist

Partnership will fund new research into preventing healthcare-associated infections. The University of Newcastle has partnered with global infection control specialists GAMA Healthcare to help fund new research into preventing and controlling infections in health and care settings. (L-R) Suzanne Hammouche,[…]


Will Commercial Harvesting Control Carp?

Can Australia successfully manage a pest fish population such as carp, by commercial fishing? And would it have a lasting success? The answer is probably not on its own, at the continental scale. Commercial harvesting to control carp could be[…]



NSW Bar Assn on Family Law Reform
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Flying-Fox Funding Secured for Cessnock LGA
Cessnock City Council has secured $95,000 in grant funding through Local Government NSW (LGNSW) to continue the implementation ...
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UoN Events & Talks
Focus on mothers in prison for New Professors Talk. Almost 43,000 people are behind bars at any one time ...
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Parking by Mobile Phone
In an Australian first, motorists can now access new digital parking technology that guides them to available parking spaces within ...
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Maternal secrets of our earliest ancestors unlocked
New research reveals the evolution of maternal roles and parenting responsibilities in one of ...
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Bewildered by Australian’s Negativity Towards it’s Leadership?
This topic has so many levels of irony, Throsby’s not sure how rant on it. So he’ll just ...
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Touch of Royalty at UoN Today
New dual degree targets growing job opportunities in medical technology field. Professor Dr Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol ...
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Carrington Renewal Celebrated
Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, City of Newcastle workers, Carrington locals, and school students at the opening The ...
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The Little Coastal Steamer That Tried and Tried Again
Never get between a tabloid newspaper and an opportunity to dramatise. Breathless, The Sydney Sun alarmed its readers ...
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Research to Actively Close the Gap
An intervention designed to help Close the Gap, by increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who ...
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Hale’s Awabakal Notebook Returns
150 year-old Hale notebook returns to Australia for landmark exhibition. American linguist Horatio Hale documented the Awabakal ...
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