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Professor Michael Mahony


School of Environmental and Life Sciences (Environmental Science and Management)


bell frog

PhD Scholarship - Starting Spring 2015

August 20, 2015

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from potential PhD candidates to work on a project investigating the conservation biology of a threatened frog – the green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea under the supervision of Professor Michael Mahony and Dr John Clulow.

Michael Mahony, Simon Clulow and John Clulow

Gastric Brooding Frog

November 22, 2013

University of Newcastle researchers are responsible for one of the world's most significant inventions of 2013, according to TIME Magazine's 25 Best Inventions of the year 2013, just released.

Freezing frog embryonic cells

Newcastle researchers leapfrog ahead in world-first

April 22, 2013

University of Newcastle researchers have successfully developed a method to freeze frog embryonic cells in a world-first breakthrough that could slow the threat of extinction to hundreds of frog species.

Researchers hand holding frog

Lost frog DNA back from the dead: Lazarus Project

March 18, 2013

The genome of an extinct Australian frog has been revived and reactivated by a team of scientists using sophisticated cloning technology to implant a "dead" cell nucleus into a fresh egg from another frog species.

Professor Michael Mahony


School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Focus area

Environmental Science and Management

Contact Details

Phone (02) 4921 6014
Fax (02) 4921 5472


Room BLG06
Building Biology
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308