Winning major prizes and awards is a way to build reputation as well as secure positive media attention.

Outstanding achievements

$3.3m grant to improve dementia care and quality of life

$3.3m grant to improve dementia care and quality of life

Thursday, 13 August 2015

A multi-institute research team led by Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher from the University of Newcastle has been awarded $3.38 million in federal funding to improve dementia care and outcomes.


Top Research Honour

Top Research Honour

Monday, 10 August 2015

Professor John Forbes receives 2015 Premier's award for Outstanding Cancer research.


2015 Eureka Awards FInalist

2015 Eureka Awards FInalist

Friday, 24 July 2015

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher has been named a finalist in the Eureka awards as an Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers.


UON Young Scientist finalist in the ASPIRE Prize

UON Young Scientist finalist in the ASPIRE Prize

Monday, 25 May 2015

The University of Newcastle's Dr Hannah Power was one of three finalists in the national search to find an Australian nominee for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (also known as the ASPIRE Prize).


Prestigious honour for UON Laureate Professor

Prestigious honour for UON Laureate Professor

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Newcastle is delighted to announce geotechnical engineer Laureate Professor Scott Sloan has been elected to The Royal Society, a fellowship of the world's most eminent scientific minds. This scientific academy is the oldest in continuous existence and


$1m for visionary cancer researchers

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

Friday, 1 May 2015

Two of the University of Newcastle's leading researchers have been awarded more than $1m in grants to focus on discovering new methods of curbing and treating cancer.


Academy honour for UON leaders

Academy honour for UON leaders

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Two University of Newcastle (UON) research leaders are among the distinguished health and medical scientists elected this week as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).


Laureate Professor elected to esteemed American academy

Laureate Professor elected to esteemed American academy

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Centre for Multiphase Processes has been elected to the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE).


$1 million in Cancer Council NSW project grants

$1 million in Cancer Council NSW project grants

Monday, 12 January 2015

Two University of Newcastle (UON) cancer researchers from the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health and Medicine have been awarded more than $1 million in Cancer Council NSW project grants for 2015.


Closing the gap on Indigenous health

Closing the gap on Indigenous health

Friday, 5 December 2014

Health clinician and researcher Nicole Turner was honoured at the 2014 NSW Aboriginal Health Awards for her work in encouraging nutritious eating, physical activity and healthy weight for Indigenous children in the Hunter New England Local Health District.


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