Hear from the Head of UON’s new School of Creative Industries, Professor Paul Egglestone, on how new technology has the power to disrupt the status quo.
Hear from the Head of UONs new School of Creative Industries Professor

Public Lecture: Technology and Social Change

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Today is the shortest day of the year, so as the days become longer it’s the ideal time to get out and get active!

Check out Dr Jordan Smith's helpful tips on getting off the couch and into exercise: [ Po.st Link ]
Today is the shortest day of the year so as the days
What’s a Crimp? In short, a sailors worst nightmare! Historian Dr Nancy Cushing is part of UON’s Global Newcastle initiative, which is helping to pull the layers of Newcastle’s history back, one fascinating story at a time. Have you visited bars and restaurants where Crimps once operated? Hear from Nancy as she takes us back to a darker time when Crimps walked among us...
Daryl Metcalfe
Jen Tarran
Jarret Muller
A feel-good story for your Friday afternoon! New research involving Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) shows stroke survivors' condition can improve with the unlikely combination of horse and rhythm-and-music therapies.
A feelgood story for your Friday afternoon New research involving Hunter Medical

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

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Suzanne Turner
Philippa Dudley
Beck Slattery
Could melting ice actually help slow climate change? Our scientists, Associate Professors Silvia Frisia and Andrea Borsato, have decoded a 24,000-year-old riddle, discovering a surprising role Antarctic volcanoes play in global climate.

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John Middleton
Hernan Rodriguez
Congrats to everyone in the UON community to have received Queen's Birthday honours!
Congrats to everyone in the UON community to have received Queen's Birthday honours

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

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World-leading research in the critical field of environmental contamination will be continued by Professor Ravi Naidu and his team in an innovative new facility at our Callaghan campus.
Worldleading research in the critical field of environmental contamination will

A clear approach to the global threat of contamination

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Almost 20,000 art and nature lovers enrolled the last time we offered a free online course in Natural History Illustration. So, by popular demand, we're bringing it back!

For beginners and experienced artists alike, this six-week course will help you take the beauty of nature as inspiration to develop your own masterpieces.

Bring your passion for the natural world to life today: [ Po.st Link ]
Laura Price
Michelle Dobson
Rebecca Farrell
We are incredibly proud to have soared into the TOP 1% of universities worldwide, announced today by the prestigious QS World University Rankings!

This result reflects the incredible work of our staff and UON’s commitment to driving high quality education, research and innovation. Today our UON students, staff and alumni can celebrate belonging to a university which performs among the world’s...
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We are incredibly proud to have soared into the TOP 1 of
Ryan Button
Jennifer Barrie
Wong Chong Wei
We're proud that Professor George Willis has received an ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship, and Dr Nikki Verrills and Dr Michael Rotkowitz have been awarded ARC Future Fellowships.
Were proud that Professor George Willis has received an ARC Australian Laureate

UON researchers awarded $4.5m in ARC fellowships

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Fiona Hobbs
Brad Newton
Paula Jarvie
Start the weekend right with this animated version of Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling!' video.

Some of our talented current and past animation students, staff and generally awesome illustrators from Visual Communication have created 3,394 frames of explosive hand-drawn animation. Each student was given around 55 frames of original footage and told to do whatever they wanted with...
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Start the weekend right with this animated version of Justin Timberlakes Cant

Justin Timberlake Rotoscoped - Can't Stop the Feeling!

So much great dancing deserves so much more! So we redrew all of Justin Timberlake’s amazing Can’t Stop the Feeling! That’s 3394 frames of explosive hand-dra...

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Don't hibernate this winter! Enrol in a range of courses on offer as part of Winter Term study. [ Po.st Link ]
Dont hibernate this winter Enrol in a range of courses on offer
Garry Swaich
Rachael Ambrose
Emily Mitchell
Collaboration helps build strong communities. We’re proud to deliver new ways to add value in health, education, technology and business to our regions through a new initiative with UNSW and UOW: University of Wollongong, Australia.
Collaboration helps build strong communities Were proud to deliver new ways to

New university alliance targets smarter solutions for NSW

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In an exciting world first, UON Midwifery students are using virtual reality technology to learn to stabilise the fragile lives of newborns.

Neonatal resuscitation is a common emergency practice in the delivery room, and this new way of teaching has the potential to change lives across the globe, particularly in places where access to resources and education may be limited.

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John Hockings
Amber Muddle
Ellen Powick
Applications for mid-year entry are still open! If you have questions about your degree options, make sure you come along to our info session on May 30.

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Applications for midyear entry are still open If you have questions about
Sick of getting a cold whenever there's a chill in the air? Help could be on the way!

Research teams from Newcastle and Melbourne, including UON viral immunologist Dr Nathan Bartlett, have a new treatment in their sights thanks to a $6.3 million commercialisation boost.

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Sick of getting a cold whenever there's a chill in the air Help could be on the way
Bec Gilchrist
Nisar Ahmad
Priyanka Sharma
Emeritus Professor John Patrick has received one of the highest honours for a scientist in this country, being elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
Emeritus Professor John Patrick has received one of the highest honours for

National award honours lifetime commitment to furthering plant science

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Colleen Mate
Andrew Lloyd White
Carmen McCartney
Looking for that perfect skin glow? Put down the fake tan and pick up more fruit and veg, a UON study finds: [ Po.st Link ]
Looking for that perfect skin glow Put down the fake tan and
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We're blessed to have some incredibly innovative researchers at UON, such as Dr Yolanda Surjan, who is making life-changing breakthroughs in the field of radiation therapy and animal medicine.

Successful female visionaries like Dr Surjan are now aiming to inspire a new generation of female researchers.

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Were blessed to have some incredibly innovative researchers at UON such as
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Luci Regan
Michael Labone