The University of Newcastle, Australia

November 2013

Jets 2

News • 29 Nov 2013

Jets re-sign UON students

UON students Jacob Pepper and Ben Kantarovski have re-signed with the Newcastle Jets for another two A-League seasons.

Joanne McCarthy headshot resize

Community and Alumni • 29 Nov 2013

Gold Walkley Awarded to UON graduate

Joanne McCarthy has won Australian journalism's most prestigious award, the Gold Walkley, for her coverage of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church.

Rosalind Halton

News • 28 Nov 2013

Humanities Academy

University of Newcastle Associate Professor Rosalind Halton has been elected as a new Honorary Fellow to the Australian Academy of the Humanities, one of the highest honours available for achievement in the humanities in Australia.


News • 26 Nov 2013

Defence partnership

The University of Newcastle was today admitted as an Associate of the Department of Defence's Rapid Prototyping Development and Evaluation (RPDE) Program.

Professor Brian Kelly

News • 26 Nov 2013

Mining and mental health

Researchers from across Australia will attend a forum in Newcastle tomorrow to discuss mental health in mining and other related industries.

Professor Philip Morgan and his daughters

News • 26 Nov 2013

Philip Morgan in the media

Dads and daughters, both are happier and healthier together

Kumaran Nathan

News • 26 Nov 2013

Monash Scholar

University of Newcastle Electrical Engineering graduate Kumaran Nathan's potential to become a leader in his field has been recognised with the awarding of a prestigious scholarship from The General Sir John Monash Foundation to support his postgraduate study at Cambridge University.

Michael Mahony, Simon Clulow and John Clulow

News • 22 Nov 2013

Gastric Brooding Frog

University of Newcastle researchers are responsible for one of the world's most significant inventions of 2013, according to TIME Magazine's 25 Best Inventions of the year 2013, just released.

Dr Patrica Pender

News • 21 Nov 2013

A rising literary star

Dr Patricia Pender, from the Faculty of Education and Arts, is a rising star within the University of Newcastle having recently won a range of grants and awards.

Food and Innovation Cluster

News • 21 Nov 2013

Food Innovation Cluster

The University of Newcastle will today unveil a new initiative designed to link food industry businesses with academic researchers to develop solutions for complex problems in the food and beverage industry.


News • 21 Nov 2013

Stroke Survivors Making waves

Two stroke rehabilitation study groups that formed the renowned BrainWaves choir will unite for their first ever combined public performance on Sunday, December 1, at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music.

Liz Holliday

News • 21 Nov 2013

Heart Foundation Fellowship

HMRI genetic statistician Dr Elizabeth Holliday has received a prestigious leadership fellowship from the Australian Heart Foundation to expand her international research work in determining the genetic causes of ischaemic stroke.