The University of Newcastle, Australia

December 2016

Medical student in front of an ambulance

Faculty of Health and Medicine • 19 Dec 2016

UON and UNE’s Joint Medical Program introduces new medicine degree

As of 2017, the Joint Medical Program (JMP) will be offered as a Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD-JMP) qualification over five years.

News • 19 Dec 2016

New UN partnership for UON

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been welcomed as an institutional partner of UN-Habitat (United Nations Centre for Human Settlements).

News • 16 Dec 2016

How cardio risk impacts cognitive ageing

New research at the University of Newcastle’s Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory indicates that cardiovascular health can significantly impact cognitive function in older adults.

Tony Brown & Criss Moore from the community group and Natasha Hammond & Mark Seymour, our pro bono barristers.

Faculty of Business and Law • 15 Dec 2016

UNLC Wins Casula Case

The University of Newcastle Legal Centre is being recognised for its win in the Land & Environment Court.

Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson

Current Staff • 15 Dec 2016

Research leader recognised with renewal of Laureate title

Professor Graeme Jameson AO, ARC Discovery Outstanding Research Award Fellow in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, has been reappointed as a UON Laureate Professor for a further five years.

News • 15 Dec 2016

Prestigious pharmacology fellowship awarded

Professor Geoff Isbister, is one of 44 international researchers awarded a Fellowship to the British Pharmacological Society.

News • 15 Dec 2016

Engineering a better solution for industry

Dr Galina Mirzaeva has been awarded over $158 000 by ACARP for an exciting industry collaboration. This success is likely to be followed by two more years of funding, leading to an industry-ready prototype.

News • 14 Dec 2016

Important Quit-Smoking Research funded

Associate Professor Gillian Gould has been awarded a $100 000 through the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

From the VC's Desk • 13 Dec 2016

Twelve days of Christmas

As another busy year draws to a close, a festive reflection on 2016...

Current Staff • 13 Dec 2016

Futures are bright with elamp

Forty participants successfully completed the 2016 Emerging Leaders and Managers Program (eLAMP), a year-long program aimed at enhancing the leadership capability of staff to deliver on NeW Futures in the rapidly changing tertiary education environment.

News • 12 Dec 2016

A global gong for the University of Newcastle’s Confucius Institute

The University of Newcastle’s (UON) Confucius Institute has received global recognition for its success in teaching Chinese language and culture in Australia and Oceania.

News • 9 Dec 2016

Cancer treatment for animals on the research fast-track

A team of UON researchers is one step closer to having their research innovation delivered through a national acceleration program.