News • 21 Mar 2023
A test bed for innovation in Newcastle
As the number one collaborating university in the Department of Industry, Science and Resources’ Innovation Connections program, the University of Newcastle's researchers have delivered 167 projects with SMEs over the past eight years, equating to more than one new project per month and injecting around $15.5million of funding into local industry innovation.
News • 22 Feb 2023
I2N Accelerator returns to help bring big ideas to market
The University of Newcastle is calling on innovators across the Hunter region to take part in its I2N Accelerator program, which takes curious problem solvers and skills them up to become budding entrepreneurs.
News • 24 Jan 2023
Industry partnership aims to heal wound control problem
University of Newcastle experts and industry leaders will join forces to develop new ways to address wound control, a distressing problem that costs the Australian healthcare industry $3.5b each year.
News • 23 Jan 2023
New International Hotel School ahead as part of plan to address tourism skills shortage
The University of Newcastle is set to open an International Hotel School as the next phase in a plan to address labour shortages that plague the tourism sector in the region and beyond.
News • 18 Nov 2022
Six local founders accelerate their businesses
Six inspiring local founders pitched their start-ups at the Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) Accelerator Demo Night this week – sharing their ideas and impressive growth trajectory.
News • 10 Nov 2022
Students, Staff and Industry Shine at University Employability Excellence Awards
Innovative thinkers, Google interns and local businesses going above and beyond to give students exceptional workplace experiences have all been celebrated at the University of Newcastle’s 2022 Employability Excellence Awards.
News • 2 Nov 2022
Collaboration key to elevating cancer care globally
The Hunter is poised to elevate the standard of cancer care around the world with the establishment of a specialised radiation oncology centre at the University of Newcastle.
News • 27 Oct 2022
City entices entrepreneurs to Newcastle
City of Newcastle (CN) is inviting entrepreneurs and professionals to set up shop for three months free of charge as part of a program to diversify and increase the local skills base.
News • 20 Oct 2022
'Worth from waste' showcased at Food Product Development Expo
With only 10 weeks to prepare, our third-year Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition students successfully developed four innovative products from food waste, and presented their projects at the Food Product Development Expo at the Ourimbah campus on 19 October 2022.
News • 7 Oct 2022
University of Newcastle’s Q Building officially opens
The University of Newcastle’s Q Building has been officially opened today by The Hon. Rob Stokes MP Minister for Infrastructure, Cities, and Active Transport.
News • 28 Sep 2022
NUW Alliance to launch six cities region vision
The NUW Alliance - a grouping of four leading Australian universities, The University of Newcastle, the University of Wollongong, UNSW Sydney and Western Sydney University – launches its Six Cities Region Vision featuring 3 pillars of focus – Sustainability, Infrastructure and Women.
News • 27 Sep 2022
Dog vaccine and steel recycling projects awarded nearly $800,000 in Australian Research Council funding
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest round of funding for Linkage Project grants, with two University of Newcastle projects attracting funding totalling nearly $800,000.
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