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

Recent award winners

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.


UON obesity researcher joins young leaders in Japan

UON obesity researcher joins young leaders in Japan

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

A University of Newcastle behavioural scientist, who has been investigating ways to address childhood obesity rates in Australia, was one of only five Australians selected to attend a Young Leaders Forum in Japan this week.


Dr Richard Oloruntoba wins 2013 DB Schenker Award

Dr Richard Oloruntoba wins 2013 DB Schenker Award

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Newcastle Business School academic, Dr Richard Oloruntoba, awarded international logistics prize


Scopus Young Researchers

Scopus Young Researchers

Monday, 22 September 2014

UON academics have featured prominently in the 2014 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards, receiving honours in three of five categories.


Leading Indigenous historian awarded prestigious fellowship

Leading Indigenous historian awarded prestigious fellowship

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Australia's leading Indigenous historian, UON's Professor John Maynard, has been honoured by his peers with his election as a Fellow of the esteemed Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA).


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.


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