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The Faculty of Science is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our staff and students who have recently been recognised for their outstanding work in the areas of teaching, research or service and their commitment to excellence.

Awards and Achievements

News • 22 Aug 2019

Recent UON PhD graduate receives NSW Tall Poppy Science Award

Simon Clulow, who graduated with a PhD from UoN in 2017 and is currently a Post-doctoral Fellow at Macquarie University, was one of the recent 2019 NSW Tall Poppy Science Award winners.

News • 26 Mar 2019

Flora of the Hunter Book and Museum Exhibition Launch

A wonderful evening was had at the Newcastle Museum on Thursday 14 March for the Book Launch and Museum Exhibition Launch of “Flora of the Hunter”.

News • 7 Mar 2019

2018 VC’s Award for Early Career Researcher goes to …

Dr Elise Kalokerinos, Psychology

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Grants, Innovation and Impact

News • 9 Oct 2019

Voyage of Ocean Discovery

Dr Hannah Power from the School of Environmental and Life Sciences, along with her research collaborators A/Prof Tom Hubble and Dr Samantha Clarke from the University of Sydney, have recently been awarded the exciting opportunity to join a transit voyage on the CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator.

News • 20 Aug 2019

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance together

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance together: NUW Alliance Workshop to develop a joint Antimicrobial Research Task force

News • 25 Jul 2019

New Grant Looks at Low SES Students, Success and Completion in Higher Education

Researchers investigate success in higher education from the perspective of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds

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News • 25 Jul 2019

Cultural immersion in indigenous land management

On Saturday 25 May, several Development Studies students and University staff joined members of the local Broke community for a rare immersive experience - attending a cultural burn facilitated by the Koori Country Firesticks Aboriginal Corporation.

Hunterwise team

News • 4 Apr 2019

Partnership sets year 8 girls on STEM path

Girls from two Hunter-based high schools seeking a higher education and career in STEM-related disciplines are closer to achieving their goals thanks to a partnership announced between HunterWiSE, Newcastle High School, Callaghan College and Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group.

News • 29 Mar 2019


Faculty of Science’s 'Woo, NEW, and You!' event was a huge success - filled with fun, education and laughter, the event exponentially increasing student interest in mathematics and statistics.

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