For those who are keen to get a little exercise, parkrun Australia will be launching a new 5km run on the UON Callaghan Campus on Saturday, 15 August. The weekly runs are free (but the organisers would like you to register), timed events which are open to everyone. Here’s the map of the new Callaghan […]
In an historic occasion for the University of Newcastle, the President of Tanzania Dr Jakaya Kikwete was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws making him the first head of state to receive the honour. In the audience were three Tanzanian students currently undertaking PhD research at the University in the areas of education and politics.
On Mainau Island we were treated to a beautiful summer picnic, and panel discussion on education in science and most importantly, we witnessed 36 Nobel Laureates signing the 2015 Mainau declaration on Climate Change, led by Australian Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt.
Emma Beckett is a PhD Candidate in Food Science at the Human Molecular Nutrition Laboratory, School of Environmental and Life Sciences at the University of Newcastle at our Ourimbah campus. She is in Lindau, Germany, to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting. Catch up on days four and five in her blog.
WOMEN IN INNOVATION – THURSDAY JULY 16 This event is designed to engage the women of the Hunter in innovative discussions and provide the opportunity to network and hear from inspirational women who have broken through the barrier. Melinda Smith, Purser Corporate Communication will host a panel of prominent and innovative women who have led […]
Over 550 students graduate at the Ourimbah campus of the University of Newcastle this week and will join a network of over 130,000 alumni. It’s an incredibly significant and exciting day for our students and their families, and for the University as we recognise an important milestone in the University’s 50th year. This year we […]
A wonderful free event aimed at inspiring young people to think entrepreneurially and create their own employment opportunities by starting-up or growing their own business will be held at the UON Central Coast Campus at Ourimbah on Wednesday 8 July 2015. Aimed at young people aged 14 – 30, the Be Your Own Boss expo […]
The University of Newcastle is celebrating the achievements of 460 UON students and 48 TAFE students at our Central Coast campus with our 26th Central Coast graduation ceremony. Additionally, around 50 students will receive Certificates of Attainment from the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre (ELFS). Students at our Central Coast campus will graduate over the next two days, 2 and […]
Emma Beckett is a PhD Candidate in Food Science at the Human Molecular Nutrition Laboratory, School of Environmental and Life Sciences at the University of Newcastle at our Ourimbah campus. She is in Lindau, Germany, to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting and this is part three of her blog. Today I found out […]
Joachim Gauck, the German President gave a wonderful multi-faceted speech. He noted that the general public know more about the Star Wars Movies than they do about the current state of science and this we must change.