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

Recent award winners

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-


Educator #1 in his field

Educator #1 in his field

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.


Prestigious Cambridge Scholarship

Prestigious Cambridge Scholarship

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


2014 Roberta Sykes Indigenous Scholar

2014 Roberta Sykes Indigenous Scholar

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:


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