Students Visit Tuvaluan Atoll


New opportunity enables University students to take climate action in the Pacific. UoN students visiting Tuvaluan atoll. This month, as world ...

Campus Notes


Newcastle conference connects with Asia-Pacific neighbours Researchers and industry leaders from around the Asia Pacific gathered in Newcastle this week to discuss ...

Campus Notes


Showcasing Engineering Solutions From a shark-proof wetsuit to an interactive boxing robot, a public exhibition taking place in Newcastle over the ...

Conflict Simulator in Nurse Training


Ground-breaking conflict simulator helps train budding nurses. A world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle ...

Campus Notes


Local researchers shine in global Highly Cited Researchers list Recognising their significant research influence, four University of Newcastle researchers have been ...

The Stain of Colonialism


True extent of colonial frontier massacres revealed as new sites added to interactive map. Historically, we haven't been brave enough to ask the ...

UoN Deputy VC Announced


From Idaho to Newcastle - UoN Deputy Vice-Chancellor announced. Professor Janet Nelson is the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University ...

UoN Investment Supports Promising Researchers


Ten promising University of Newcastle researchers have received funding to support the development of their academic careers. The investment, which totals $300,000, is ...

Hammerhead is Top Dog


Great Hammerhead Shark is top of the food chain. Marine ecologists at the University of Newcastle believe hammerhead sharks are apex predators because ...

Modern Challenges in Farming


Farmers face unexpected challenges as they navigate modern life on the land. Rural - urban interface in Tweed Valley - Image ©Selina Stillman. ...

Engineering Student Secures John Monash Scholarship.


University of Newcastle engineering student, Sam Parker, secured a John Monash Scholarship for postgraduate study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in ...

Local Hearts in Research


Pre-schoolers, teens and Indigenous women the focus for heart health research funding. Three Hunter researchers are investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart ...

UoN’s Outreach Trailer ‘out(fit)’


DOTTY launch brings design services and resources to regional NSW communities. The University of Newcastle’s School of Architecture and Built Environment volunteer collective, ...

Notes From the Campus


A new dawn for Australian minerals A new $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence based at the University of ...

UoN Leads in PFAS Research


More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation. The University of Newcastle has established itself as leader in PFAS remediation research, receiving more ...

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness


University of Newcastle Professor named Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness Week 2019 Ambassador. University of Newcastle Professor of Mental Health Nursing, ...

Something to Bragg About


UoN Vice-Chancellor inducted to prestigious Bragg Membership. Receiving the highest category of membership awarded by The Royal Institution of Australia, the University ...

Trek Raises $150K


Ikara trekkers return from 100km walk to raise funds for Indigenous education and health research. Twenty-five UoN staff, alumni, and community members ...

UoN News


Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture. Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and ...

UoN 2019 Alumni


University of Newcastle 2019 Alumni Award Recipients Announced. Public health physician Ruth Lopert received the University of Newcastle’s 2019 Alumni Medal for professional excellence ...

Eternal War on Mozzies


$50,000 funding awarded to promising projects biting the problem of mosquitoes. From eucalyptus oil diffusers, to aromatic plants seeds dispensed through a gumball machine, ...

UoN’s Free Diet Course Online


University of Newcastle offers free online short course to dispel diet and nutrition myths. The University of Newcastle has launched a ...

UoN Trek for Indigenous Health


University’s fundraising trek unites staff, alumni and community to support Indigenous health. Trekking 100 kilometres across the arid Australian outback in five days is ...

Award to UoN Professor


Professor Brenda Happell, University of Newcastle, wins top Australasian award in mental health. Professor Brenda Happell has won The MHS Exceptional Contribution Award at ...

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 ...

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 ...

UoN Events & Talks


Focus on mothers in prison for New Professors Talk. Almost 43,000 people are behind bars at any one time in Australia, with women making ...


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