The University of Newcastle, Australia

September 2016

News • 30 Sep 2016

UON researcher NSW Young Tall Poppy of the year

Dr Tracy Burrows was awarded the prestigious title of NSW Young Tall Poppy of the year at the 2016 award ceremony at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum.

• 30 Sep 2016

Researches shine as Australia’s brightest minds recognised

Three University of Newcastle (UON) researchers have been recognised for their outstanding work in the field of scientific discovery at the prestigious 2016 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

News • 29 Sep 2016

Triple treat for UON: Young Tall Poppies

Three innovative University Of Newcastle and HMRI researchers will be awarded the prestigious title of Young Tall Poppy in the science awards ceremony at the Museum of Applied Arts and Science on Thursday September 29, 2016.

Graduation caps

News • 28 Sep 2016

Graduation celebrations commence at Callaghan

More than 1000 University of Newcastle (UON) graduates will be joined by their family and friends in the Great Hall this week to mark a special milestone in their lives – the completion of their studies.

Dr Vincent Candrawinata

• 28 Sep 2016

World's most potent antioxidant

Scientist develops most potent superfood on the planetUniversity of Newcastle (UON) scientist, Dr Vincent Candrawinata has developed the most potent dietary antioxidant available anywhere in the world, following a remarkable breakthrough in antioxidant extraction technology.

• 28 Sep 2016

World-first online course grants access to leading Australian artists

The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON) has partnered with edX, the leading online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT, to provide a world-first illustration course from UON’s prestigious Natural History Illustration program.

News • 28 Sep 2016

World-first MOOC starts UON’s new partnership with edX

The University of Newcastle (UON) has partnered with edX, the leading nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT, to provide learners across the globe access to its world-class courses online.

Faculty of Business and Law • 1 Jan 1970

Newcastle Business School Receives International Recognition

Karlie Noon

• 27 Sep 2016

UON Graduates Indigenous Trailblazer

Karlie Noon, a Kamilaroi woman from Tamworth, will be the first Indigenous graduate in New South Wales to obtain a double degree in science and mathematics at the University of Newcastle’s (UON) graduation ceremony later this week.

Marc Weedon-Newstead and Associate Professor Seamus Fagan

News • 27 Sep 2016

Lifetime Achievement Award For ELFS Director

Associate Professor Seamus Fagan, Director of the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre at the University of Newcastle has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding achievement by the sector's peak body for English courses.

GCEC logo

News • 26 Sep 2016

UON joins elite circle in world innovation

The University of Newcastle (UON) has received international recognition for its entrepreneurship and innovation leadership by being inducted into the prestigious Leadership Circle of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC).