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

Recent award winners

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.


Operation Angel Award for UON academic

Operation Angel Award for UON academic

Friday, 5 December 2014

University of Newcastle research academic Dr Kym Rae is being honoured for her dedication to kidney health research in Indigenous Australians.


Humanities accolade

Humanities accolade

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Professor Hugh Craig from the University of Newcastle's Centre for Linguistic and Literary Computing has been elected as a Fellow to the Australian Academy of the Humanities.


UON researcher awarded fellowship

UON researcher awarded fellowship

Monday, 1 December 2014

Laureate Professor John Aitken was recently elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of New South Wales (FRSN).


UON researcher selected for Aust-China Scientist Exchange Program

UON researcher selected for Aust-China Scientist Exchange Program

Friday, 14 November 2014

Associate Professor Jodie Simpson from the University of Newcastle's Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases will visit China from 18 November to 5 December 2014 on the Australia-China Young Scientists Exchange Program.


UON researcher takes out Research Australia Award

UON researcher takes out Research Australia Award

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Internationally renowned cancer control and health behaviour researcher, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher AO, has taken out the inaugural Research Australia NSW Government Health Services Research Award.


UON secures $11m ARC funding

UON secures $11m ARC funding

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) was today awarded almost $11 million in competitive research funding by the Australian Research Council (ARC) in its 2015 Major Grants announcement.


Mental health trailblazer

Mental health trailblazer

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

On an evening when more than 70 donor-funded grants worth $3.5 million were awarded or acknowledged, mental health trailblazer Professor Brian Kelly has been heralded as the HMRI Researcher of the Year for 2014.


UON in top 8 of Australian universities for health research

UON in top 8 of Australian universities for health research

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

A University of Newcastle drug trial that has delivered rapid treatment benefits for stroke victims has attracted more than $3.9 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in its 2014 funding round.


Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Two University of Newcastle academics have been honoured with prestigious accolades at the 2014 NSW Science and Engineering Awards.


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