• 22 Dec 2015
Opting out of high school early on, teenaged Rhea Barnett did not foresee physics in her future.
• 21 Dec 2015
Studying at University is a big financial investment and naturally, most of us want to know there will be a rewarding career waiting at the end.
Current Staff • 16 Dec 2015
Congratulations to the 35 participants who successfully completed the 2015 Emerging Leaders and Managers Program. Developed by the LH Martin Institute in conjunction with the Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM), this year-long program aims to enhance the leadership capability of our staff to deliver on NeW Futures in the current and rapidly changing tertiary education environment.
• 16 Dec 2015
A critical placenta receptor that could prevent life-threatening chronic disease will become the focus of University of Newcastle (UON) researcher, Dr Kirsty Pringle, after securing more than $690,000 under the prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship scheme.
Current Staff • 11 Dec 2015
The Consultative Committee has voted to make two important changes to UniSuper.
VC's awards • 11 Dec 2015
The winners of the 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence were presented their awards by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen at a ceremony on 7 December 2015 at The Conservatorium.
International • 11 Dec 2015
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• 8 Dec 2015
Rising entrepreneur and University of Newcastle (UON) alumnus, Dato' Sri Vincent Tiew has received a highly competitive Malaysia Australia Alumni Council (MAAC)Young Entrepreneur Award for outstanding application of talent, managerial skills and innovation.
• 8 Dec 2015
The University of Newcastle (UON) warmly welcomes the Government's National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) launched yesterday by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Christopher Pyne.
From the VC's Desk • 7 Dec 2015
Last week we launched our NeW Futures Strategic Plan across the Faculties, Divisions and campuses of UON, prompting discussions on how UON is positioned as a global leader to address the challenges that lie ahead in the international and national higher education system. In this context it was a high point at the end of a big week to receive the results of the 2015 national Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment.
From the Executive • 7 Dec 2015
On Thursday 3 December 2015, U.S. Consul General Hugo Llorens, presided over the signing of a prestigious partnership agreement between UON and the Australian - American Fulbright Commission.
• 4 Dec 2015
University of Newcastle in the Top 8 of Australian Universities for Research that is Well Above World Standard
The University Of Newcastle (UON) has achieved the highest possible '5' rating across 22 fields of research in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, placing it in the Top 8 Universities in Australia on this measure of excellence.