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Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis

Monday, 21 July 2014

Countless hours of research will be condensed into bite-sized portions as postgraduate students take part in the University of Newcastle final of the national/trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Wednesday 23 July.

BATTLING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH AL GORE

BATTLING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH AL GORE

Friday, 18 July 2014

4th year Environmental Engineering student Declan Clausen took part in leadership training recently with the Climate Reality Project Australia.

International Research Centre Launched

International Research Centre Launched

Friday, 18 July 2014

Today the New South Wales Government announced an International Centre for Balanced Land Use to be based at the University of Newcastle's flagship research hub, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER).

Companion Robot Technology

Companion Robot Technology

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Researchers at the University of Newcastle have answered Tin Man's plea for a heart with the invention of technology aimed at enabling robots to feel emotion in a near human-like manner.

Muscle mania: young men aren’t alone with body image concerns

Muscle mania: young men aren’t alone with body image concerns

Friday, 11 July 2014

By Julia Coffey, University of Newcastle

Youth can be a difficult phase of life, as young people attempt to forge new identities, while facing challenges at school and in their social life. Many also experience pressure and stress related to their bodies.

PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP

PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Health sociology lecturer Dr Caragh Brosnan has been awarded a prestigious fellowship by Australia's leading research-intensive centre in the critical examination of complementary medicine.

Ben Quilty at the Saatchi Gallery … things just got interesting

Ben Quilty at the Saatchi Gallery … things just got interesting

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

By Kit Messham-Muir, University of Newcastle

Ben Quilty is the first Australian artist to hold a solo show at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Opening last Friday and running until August 3, the exhibition is a big deal for Quilty, naturally, but also for art in the southeastern corner of the globe.

Doors open to researchers

Doors open to researchers

Thursday, 3 July 2014

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) will open its doors to the public for a rare glimpse into the latest medical research discoveries, with the opportunity to meet some of the University of Newcastle's globally-recognised researchers.