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Significant Biripi sculpture connects community to country

Significant Biripi sculpture connects community to country

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

The unveiling of a new sculpture at the University of Newcastle’s (UON) Manning Education Centre in Taree is set to honour the significance of the Biripi people and their cultural heritage in the region.

UON researchers awarded Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships

UON researchers awarded Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships

Friday, 17 February 2017

Three UON researchers, who are working on cures for some of the most aggressive and prevalent cancers affecting both children and adults, have been awarded $887,000 in prestigious Cancer Institute NSW fellowships.

Senior smiles shine with spotlight on oral health

Senior smiles shine with spotlight on oral health

Friday, 17 February 2017

Oral health researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been successful in securing more than half a million dollars to advance a program dedicated to preventive oral health care for the elderly.

UON author set to publish second novel

UON author set to publish second novel

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Dr Michael Sala, Scholarly Teaching Fellow in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, has had the publication of his eagerly anticipated second novel, The Restorer, announced by Text Publishing.

UON researchers recognised for community work

UON researchers recognised for community work

Monday, 6 February 2017

Three of UON’s RHD students have received awards for their achievements as part of the Celebrate Being an Australian Australia Day Luncheon, which was held at Parliament House in Sydney on 27 January.

Remarkable friendship honoured with Ma-Morley Scholarship Program

Remarkable friendship honoured with Ma-Morley Scholarship Program

Friday, 3 February 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) is honoured to announce the establishment of a groundbreaking scholarship program, made possible by the very generous philanthropic support of Alibaba founder and executive chairman, Mr Jack Ma, through the Jack Ma Foundation.

Australia Day honours 2017

Australia Day honours 2017

Friday, 27 January 2017

The University of Newcastle congratulates and celebrates all Australians named in this year’s Australia Day honours. In particular, we recognise members of the UON community who received honours.

Complementary legal service hits the beach for those feeling the heat

Complementary legal service hits the beach for those feeling the heat

Friday, 20 January 2017

A free and unique legal service aimed at assisting those in need, whilst also providing University of Newcastle (UON) students with real-world experience, is set to hit Newcastle Beach this month.