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 [...]
A mobile antibiotic device co-invented by a University of Newcastle researcher is set to revolutionise patient home healthcare and free up hospital beds, thanks to a Medical Device Fund (MDF) grant worth $215,000 from the NSW Government.
The Hunter Innovation Scorecard, an RDA Hunter initiative launched today, measures the region’s innovation footprint and promotes its innovative capability in research and development, education and various industry sectors. Read University of Newcastle Chancellor Paul Jeans’ address to the launch on why the Hunter is Australia’s most innovative region.
FIVE Bachelor of Communication students from the University of Newcastle have been selected for an international media internship to film a documentary in France from July 19-29 on the ‘Festival Les Cultures du Monde’.
Working alongside media production lecturer Dr Vikrant Kishore, the students will travel to Gannat, a small village five hours from Paris, to capture the Festival of World Cultures.
Opinion article published in the Newcastle Herald by Professor John Wiggers, Dr Luke Wolfenden and Melanie Kingsland, of the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle.
IN Australia, one in four people are members of, or participate in, community sport. Community sports clubs make an important contribution to our way of life, providing an opportunity for physical activity, recreation, social interaction, volunteering, and social cohesion for young and old alike.
10,000 hours, 30 researchers, 10 art sites, 5 disciplines, 1 city street and a FREE STREET PARTY this Friday from 5pm. Hear the story behind the University’s involvement in the contemporary art project that has Newcastle buzzing.
University of Newcastle research doctorate student, Namira Williams, has won the prestigious Australian College of Midwives 2013 NSW Midwife of the Year. Beginning her PhD thesis with UoN last August, Namira is focusing on improving care for women with an intellectual disability during and after pregnancy.
Would you like to see your short film screened on to Watt Street’s buildings?
In celebration of the launch of City Evolutions, budding filmmakers are invited to create a 90 second short film around the theme of the ‘The Evolution of Newcastle’. City Evolutions is a landmark contemporary art project featuring a series of interactive light installations developed by UoN researchers.
Up and coming artist Skye Jacobson, from Balcolyn, has been named the 2013 winner of the Jennie Thomas Travelling Art Scholarship, one of the most hotly contested scholarships at the University of Newcastle.
University of Newcastle researchers will provide expertise in planning and co-optimising electricity and gas networks for the Future Grid Cluster – a $13 million dollar research collaboration with CSIRO and three other leading universities.
Would you like to learn more about decentralised green infrastructure and how it can help build a more liveable city? The University of Newcastle’s Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment is hosting a forum on Friday 31 May, featuring Allan Jones MBE, the internationally renowned engineer helping Sydney move towards a more sustainable low carbon future.
The tale of Newcastle’s oldest street includes convict gangs and bearded ladies pouring beers and these stories, along with those of local filmmakers, will light up the walls of Watt Street when City Evolutions launches next month. The project is a landmark contemporary art project and features a series of light installations using cutting edge interactive technology developed by students at the University of Newcastle.
University of Newcastle researchers are lining up eleven of the world’s most innovative running shoe designs to compete in a world-first project testing safety and performance. Our researchers need the help of 2,000 Aussie runners to test a pair over 12 months.
Major weight loss certainly sounds like a good plan if you’re overweight or obese and serious about improving your health. But the reality is it’s incredibly difficult to lose 30 kg, and even if you do, it’s even harder to keep off in the long term.
Our students were inspired by a host of occasional speakers during the April graduation ceremonies. If you missed the opportunity to listen to these accomplished high achievers, including a Nobel Prize winner, LISTEN TO THEM here:
Care to take a peek at the scrapbook of a Colonel? Watercolours by leading artists of the time, the role of the scrapbook and sketches of historical significance are all explored at a free public lecture.