Recent award winners
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.
Monday, 23 June 2014
Professor John Forbes AM has been recognised as one of the world's leading scientific researchers, with the release of Thomson Reuters list of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.
Tuesday, 10 June 2014
UON researchers and educators have been recognised in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Thursday, 29 May 2014
Professor Carolyn Mountford has received global recognition for her innovative cancer research using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy technology.
Thursday, 22 May 2014
The creator of the Reflux Classifier, University of Newcastle Professor Kevin Galvin, has been crowned one of Australia's top innovators for his advanced research in chemical engineering and contribution to the mining and minerals industries.
Monday, 26 May 2014
Head of speech pathology, Dr Sally Hewat was recently recognised for her significant contributions to the people of Vietnam in supporting the development of the speech pathology program and profession.
Tuesday, 13 May 2014
University of Newcastle (UON) Professor Philip Morgan's highly successful obesity prevention program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHKTM) has received global recognition for excellence and leadership in promoting health and well-
Tuesday, 6 May 2014
The University of Newcastle's Professor Nick Talley has received the highest honour for an educator in his field – the Distinguished Educator Award – from global peak body the American Gastroenterological Association.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
University of Newcastle Electrical Engineering graduate Kumaran Nathan has received a prestigious 2014 General Sir John Monash Scholarship, worth up to $150,000 over three years, to study at the University of Cambridge. Presented by The Honourable Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia at a
Friday, 11 April 2014
The following excerpts from Nathan West's personal statement for the Roberta Sykes Scholarship explain his plans to influence a range of benefits for Indigenous Australia: