A free ‘stop bullying with University of Newcastle’ seminar was organised for parents featuring presentations from Freerk Ykema, and some of the Australian instructors. Listen to Master Instructors talk about the program’s effective anti-bullying strategies.
University of Newcastle is a proud supporter of the upcoming Special Olympics 2013 Asia Pacific Games, which promises to both impress and inspire communities across the Hunter region and the world from Sunday 1st December.
Citizen scientists will use a novel mobile phone application as part of an initiative of the Wildlife Biodiversity Co-operative Research Centre Bid, a consortium of 40 institutions led by the University of Newcastle, to help reintroduce lost predators in Australia. “Re-establishing lost carnivores has been undertaken in several regions internationally, for example the return of [...]
Parts of Australia are prone to intense, uncontrollable fires that can have the same intensity as severe thunderstorm activity. University of Newcastle meteorologist Martin Babakhan explains to SBS what scientists call “extreme fire behaviour” and the characteristics that make it particularly dangerous.
An internationally-recognised University of Newcastle weight loss program tailored specifically for men has produced a benefit that is likely to be a powerful motivator to shed the excess kilos – improved erectile function.
Can increasing your fruit and vegetable intake improve your skin colour and appearance? A University of Newcastle study is searching for the answer with the hope it could be a powerful motivator to encourage people to eat healthier.
The University of Newcastle was the only Australian university shortlisted to six finalists in the Times Higher Education International video competition. View and share this video to help the University of Newcastle to WIN this international comp. Thanks in advanced.
Can an increase in fruit and vegetable intake improve your skin colour and appearance? A University of Newcastle research group is searching for the answer with the hope it could be a powerful motivator to encourage people to eat more healthy.
Internationally renowned concept designer Jeff Julian has been appointed Creative Director for Research and Innovation Clusters at the University of Newcastle. Jeff will also be special guest speaker at DiG Festival where he will talk about how the Clusters will serve as a one-stop shop for business and the community to access the University’s world-leading expertise across a spectrum of new creative industries.
World-leading vehicle technology researcher at the University of Newcastle, Associate Professor Tristan Perez, says we are on the verge of widespread use of intelligent autonomous vehicles (IAV) for border patrol, rapid emergency response, search and rescue, bushfire and flood monitoring, and early detection of threats to national assets. Appearing at the inaugural Design, Interactive Technology [...]
Dr Terry Leahy, senior lecturer, University of Newcastle and his documentary-making sister, Associate Professor Gillian Leahy of the University of Technology Sydney, travelled to Zimbabwe in 2010 and saw how the use of permaculture changed the degraded landscape into a lush paradise that produces food. “Where once the 7,000 people of the Chikukwa villages suffered [...]
Following the overwhelming success of the PwC Open Innovation Australia event held at the University of Newcastle earlier this year, a streamlined version – Open Innovation 2.0 will feature as part of the Design, Interactive Technology and Greentech (DiG) Festival program.
In front of a live audience broadcast from the Powerhouse Museum, Professor Prasuna Reddy, Director of the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health at the University of Newcastle, took part in The Health Report’s ‘The Lifestyle Challenge’ Forum, as part of the Ultimo Science Festival. The human mind exists in a biological body, and the [...]
Visionary biophysicist, Dr Gary Ellem, says an opportunity exists to prevent the leakage of $12 billion annually in importation costs associated with the purchase and operation of private passenger vehicles in NSW. Dr Ellem’s new model for urban transport, the first of its kind to address structural weaknesses with gross domestic product (GDP), will feature [...]
When city evolutions illuminated Newcastle’s east end earlier this year it was apparent that something exceptional had arrived. The brainchild of creative geniuses Chris Tucker and Mario Minichiello, City Evolutions is bringing research into the public domain in the form of a world-class interactive art project. Tucker and Minichiello, both based at the University of [...]