Finding better ways to regulate fertility has been a career crusade for Professor John Aitken.
The University of Newcastle has a proud history of achievement and we celebrate our successes as individuals and as an institution.
For over 50 years, our outstanding educators have achieved a long list of accolades and our world-class researchers are recognised for their contribution to many fields of inquiry.
Our remarkable students continue to impress with stories of success both at home and on the world stage.
The University of Newcastle is a research-intensive University focused on improving the quality of life in our regions and around the globe. Our academics, students and staff pursue innovative solutions to the world’s great challenges.
Currently ranked 207th in the world by QS World University Rankings, we are consistently ranked within Australia’s top 10 universities.
Our Engineering – Mineral and Mining discipline has ranked at top 30 in the world, for the third consecutive year, and our Nursing discipline is ranked in the world's top 50 in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject list. The University has a total of 10 subjects ranked in the world’s top 200.
The University is ranked top 8 in Australia for research ‘well above world standard’ by Excellence in Research Australia, 2018.
These independent rankings are evidence of our commitment to excellence, purposeful research, uncommon innovation and the highest standards in educational outcomes.
Our performance on the world stage continues to improve as we move closer to realising our vision of being global leaders in each of our spheres of achievement - equity, education and research.