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

Recent award winners

UON researcher awarded NHMRC grant

UON researcher awarded NHMRC grant

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

On Friday August 30, Health Minister Peter Dutton announced nearly $70 million in funding for National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research grants with a UON researcher receiving funding for a breakthrough project.


UON researcher collects prestigious medal

UON researcher collects prestigious medal

Monday, 25 August 2014

In an Australian-first, University of Newcastle nanotechnology researcher Professor Reza Moheimani has been awarded the prestigious Nichols Medal in Cape Town.


Vice-Chancellor's Awards for outstanding research candidates 2014

Vice-Chancellor's Awards for outstanding research candidates 2014

Friday, 22 August 2014

Each year, up to three outstanding domestic research candidates are awarded a $10,000 per annum scholarship in recognition of their achievements.


PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP

PRESTIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP

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.


World’s Most Influential  Scientific Minds: 2014

World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014

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.


Queen's birthday honours

Queen's birthday honours

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

UON researchers and educators have been recognised in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List.


Global thought leader

Global thought leader

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Professor Carolyn Mountford has received global recognition for her innovative cancer research using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy technology.


Professor Galvin crowned outstanding Australian innovator

Professor Galvin crowned outstanding Australian innovator

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.


UoN’s Speech Pathology work recognised internationally

UoN’s Speech Pathology work recognised internationally

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.


Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids in global spotlight

Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids in global spotlight

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-


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