The University of Newcastle, Australia

September 2015

News • 30 Sep 2015

Double Fellowship honour for UON Laureate Professor

University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Scott Sloan is one of only three International Fellows elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering for 2015.

• 30 Sep 2015

UON emerges as global innovation leader in THE World Rankings

The University of Newcastle (UON) stands firm in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, ranked in the top 300 universities in the world and in the top ten in Australia.

Dr Peter Howley and Dr Tamara Young

• 28 Sep 2015

National Awards recognise teaching excellence at UON

Two exceptional lecturers from the University of Newcastle have been honoured through the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

News • 28 Sep 2015

UON postgraduates more likely to get jobs

The significant value of postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle (UON) has been highlighted by a new Careers Graduate Australia report, with UON students gaining more full-time work than the national average across a range of courses.

Laureate Professor Nick Talley

• 28 Sep 2015

Prof Nick Talley named Editor-In-Chief of MJA

Top medical journal, the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) has announced University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Nick Talley as its new editor-in-chief.

Faculty of Business and Law • 25 Sep 2015

The Faculty of Business and Law Research Showcase Event

The Faculty of Business and Law celebrated its annual Research Showcase Launch

From the Executive • 25 Sep 2015

A long term financial plan for New Futures

Recently Council endorsed the University's Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP), a five year framework for financial and strategic decision-making.

Dr Lawrence Ong

News • 25 Sep 2015

Solving the Netflix Effect

Prefetching may help Australia respond to the Netflix effect

Sharon Champness accepting the Your Voice award

Current Staff • 25 Sep 2015

Positive change champions

Last week at the Australian Higher Education Industry Association conference in Adelaide, UON was announced the winner of the 2015 AHEIA/Voice Project "Change Challenge" Awards.

Authors at Book Launch

Faculty of Business and Law • 23 Sep 2015

John Anderson's Book Launch: Uniform Evidence in Australia

On Wednesday the 16th of September, legal scholars and practitioners came together for special event to celebrate the publication of Associate Professor John Anderson's new book 'Uniform Evidence in Australia' in collaboration with co-authors Neil Williams SC, Julia Roy and Judith Marychurch.

Prof Caroline McMillen, Dr David Sweeney and Dr Tom Corr

News • 23 Sep 2015

Transforming Regional Cities Forum

Global leaders visit the Hunter to shape 'blueprint' for regional renewal

News • 22 Sep 2015

Hunter research leaders appointed to national research committees

Two medical research leaders from the University of Newcastle have been appointed to high-level advisory committees with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).