Sustainable Development Goals
News • 8 Mar 2023
Celebrating women ‘Cracking the Code’ this International Women’s Day
This year, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating 11 female staff, students, and alumni who are ‘Cracking the Code’ and paving a way towards gender equality.
News • 6 Mar 2023
Catholic women’s cries for change to be heard at the Vatican on IWD
The most extensive global survey of Catholic women ever undertaken, detailing experiences of women in the church, will be presented by Australian researchers in-person at the Vatican this International Women’s Day.
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 • 21 Jul 2022
NSW EPA partnership to curb single use plastics
Positioned to help champion the ban on single use plastics, the University of Newcastle has been selected as a partner in sustainability with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
News • 9 Jun 2022
Industry breakfast inspiring regional innovation
The University of Newcastle is inviting business and industry representatives to explore powerful new pathways to innovation at their inaugural Industry PhD Breakfast event.
News • 13 Apr 2022
New model could help save koalas at a fraction of the price
Integrating frozen koala sperm into captive management programs is a crucial step to help save the endangered Australian species – a first-of-its-kind model reveals.
News • 18 Oct 2021
University of Newcastle announces the best “hack” for water security
The New Futures Hackathon for Water Security saw seven teams learn from water security experts from Hunter Water, City of Newcastle, Hunter H2O, and the University of Newcastle before embarking on a 10 hour “hack” to evolve their ideas into a viable, technological solution.
News • 15 Oct 2021
University of Newcastle researcher impresses at pitching competition
Associate Professor Sally McFadden was one of a number of pre-startups and startups linked to NSW universities who pitched their solutions to global challenges at the NSW Pearcey Awards University Pitch Competition securing prize money and mentorship.
News • 24 Aug 2021
Celebrating Pride online
The 5th annual University of Newcastle Pride kicks off this week with celebrations running through to Wear it Purple Day on Friday 27 August. While we can’t be on campus to raise the flag, we hope you'll take the opportunity to mark Pride online.
News • 4 May 2021
Scholarships to boost academic careers for 132 PhD students
The University of Newcastle today recognised the recipients of the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Training Priority Scheme, aimed at providing a pathway for Honours students to undertake a PhD and gain teaching skills to enhance their academic career prospects.
News • 21 Apr 2021
University of Newcastle named the leading university partner for a better world
The University of Newcastle, Australia has been named #1 in the world for partnering for a more sustainable future in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.
News • 19 Apr 2021
Flu tracking system captures COVID-19 impact
One of the largest crowd-sourced public health surveillance systems in the world, known for detecting the spread of influenza, has revealed the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically impacted the 2020 flu season.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.