The University of Newcastle, Australia

May 2014

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Current Staff • 30 May 2014

Enterprise Bargaining Update 28 May 2014

The University met with union colleagues this week on 27 and 28 May to continue Enterprise Bargaining negotiations. These discussions were held in the context of delivering an agreement that establishes a sustainable way forward for UON and our staff.

Rocket launch

Current Staff • 30 May 2014

Web project wraps up

The recent launch of the Current Staff web pages marked an important milestone for the University.

New study on shape of young women

News • 30 May 2014

New study for young women

Dietetic researchers at the University of Newcastle have begun recruiting women aged 18 to 44 to examine the body shape and composition changes that have arisen over the past 15 years.

Dr Carolyn Mountford

News • 29 May 2014

Global thought leader

Professor Carolyn Mountford has received global recognition for her innovative cancer research using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy technology.


News • 29 May 2014

New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Seven outstanding, undergraduate students from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been awarded scholarships to study in Singapore this year under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan.

Poetry Prize

News • 28 May 2014

Newcastle Poetry Prize

Following record entries in 2013, judges of the Newcastle Poetry Prize are preparing for another year of national excellence from established and emerging poets from across the country.

John Maynard

• 27 May 2014

National Reconciliation Week

Australia's foremost Indigenous historian, Professor John Maynard of the University of Newcastle, will sit amongst other visionaries from the community on an inspiring panel that revisits one of the early encounters between Aboriginal people and European explorers.

Current Students • 26 May 2014

Eastern Uni Games

In July 2014 the University of Newcastle will host the Eastern University Games.

UONs Speech Pathology work recognised internationally

Research Award Winners • 26 May 2014

UoN’s Speech Pathology work recognised internationally

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.

Faculty of Business and Law • 23 May 2014

Appeal to clarify religious standing

Associate Professor Neil Foster welcomes appeal on landmark court decision regarding religious freedom in an article with the Australian

Professor Kevin Galvin

News • 22 May 2014

Professor Galvin crowned outstanding Australian innovator

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.

World Cup

News • 21 May 2014

Unity in diversity

International students went head to head with the region's police officers today for a friendly beach soccer tournament to encourage positive community relations.