The University of Newcastle, Australia

July 2016

News • 28 Jul 2016

A Eureka moment for three innovative researchers

When Dr Jamie Flynn, Antony Martin and William Palmer casually collaborated in the courtyard between Medical Sciences and Biological Sciences – who knew it’d take them to a black tie event as finalists of the prestigious Eureka Prizes?

News • 28 Jul 2016

Disease and food availability in created habitats may affect frog reproduction

New research from the University of Newcastle (UON) has found food availability and disease in created habitats may affect the reproductive output of reintroduced frogs.

Dr Hazel Dalton

Faculty of Health and Medicine • 28 Jul 2016

CRRMH appoints new Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow

The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) has announced the appointment of Dr Hazel Dalton as the Centre’s new Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow.

Mother and Baby

Faculty of Health and Medicine • 26 Jul 2016

New Study on the Care for Pregnant Women with an Intellectual Disability: Participants Needed

Participants needed for new study to identify the specific types of care pregnant women with an intellectual disability (ID) receive whilst pregnant and after they give birth.

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UON Academy • 25 Jul 2016

Policy changes mean more options to control your financial future

Sessional academic staff can now take greater control of their financial future, with an amendment to the UON Salary Packaging Policy that allows all staff to make pre-tax contributions to UniSuper superannuation.

News • 25 Jul 2016

Energy bar test cuts to the chase with taste and nutrition

University of Newcastle (UON) food scientists are conducting a study that is sure to please those with an appetite for healthy snack products.

Students receive a demonstration of flexiproof printing at the winter school

News • 21 Jul 2016

Winter School inspires the next generation of scientific researchers

Current University of Newcastle students had exclusive access to leading researchers and advanced equipment at the annual Winter School, held at Callaghan campus this week.

News • 21 Jul 2016

Three minute thesis final winners

The Three Minute Thesis final was held at the University of Newcastle (UON) on Wednesday 20 July.

Kathryn Heyman

Faculty of Education and Arts • 20 Jul 2016

Leading author joins UON as a Conjoint Professor

Award-winning author Kathryn Heyman has been appointed as a Conjoint Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Newcastle.

Three staff members elected to UON’s Council

Current Staff • 19 Jul 2016

Three staff members elected to UON’s Council

The results are in. Congratulations to Michael Robertson, Professor Pablo Moscato and Dr Roslyn Larkin who have all been re-elected to UON’s Council.

• 18 Jul 2016

UON reaches milestone in Indigenous education

The University of Newcastle (UON) has reached a major milestone of over 1000 Indigenous enrolments for the 2016 year to date (YTD).

Current Students • 15 Jul 2016

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