The University of Newcastle, Australia

October 2017

UON Upper Hunter

• 30 Oct 2017

UON expands its presence in the Upper Hunter region

Building on a landmark partnership between the University of Newcastle (UON) and Muswellbrook Shire Council, the economic diversification of the Upper Hunter will receive a boost from today as UON establishes a physical presence in the region.

David Roy

News • 30 Oct 2017

Educator celebrated for key advocacy work

University of Newcastle (UON) lecturer in education, Mr David Roy, has been featured in The Educator’s prestigious 2017 Hot List as a notable leader in the sector.

Library books

News • 30 Oct 2017

Historians awarded State Library fellowships

UON researchers Dr Julie McIntyre and Dr Tim Stanley have each been awarded a prestigious 2018 NSW State Library Fellowship.

Participants of the Children's University Newcastle program

News • 30 Oct 2017

Curious young learners celebrated

More than 500 young school students will attend a graduation ceremony at the University of Newcastle (UON) this week to celebrate the achievement of completing learning activities offered through Children’s University Newcastle, a member of Children's University Australia.

Scholarship program representatives

• 27 Oct 2017

Smart Design is the key to a healthier, happier Australia

Impactful health solutions will be at the fore of a new scholarship program supported by the University of Newcastle (UON) and leading health insurer nib, encouraging up-and-coming designers to play a role in developing positive and lasting solutions to nationwide health issues.

Research and Innovation • 27 Oct 2017

Australia-Germany links forged through new Research Grants

Two UON research projects have been successfully awarded funding through the 2017 Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme.

Research and Innovation • 27 Oct 2017

Women In Research Fellowships awarded

Thirteen University of Newcastle (UON) researchers have been awarded a Women in Research (WIR) Fellowship thanks to Research Advantage.

Recipients of the 2017 Women In Research Fellowships

• 26 Oct 2017

Leading the charge for gender equity in academia

In a major boost for gender equity, the University of Newcastle (UON) has announced an inaugural program that will seek to address the issue of retention of female academics in the Higher Education sector.

Research and Innovation • 25 Oct 2017

UON researcher awarded for outstanding mentorship

Professor Amanda Baker has received the inaugural Outstanding Academic Mentor Award from the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Science and Education Team.

Ventilation air methane emissions demonstration facility

• 25 Oct 2017

Emissions reduction technology enters new phase

The University of Newcastle (UON) has unveiled a world-first, $10.5 million demonstration facility to carry out controlled testing of an abatement technology that captures fugitive methane emissions from underground coal mining operations.

News • 24 Oct 2017

Support for international students in the Hunter

The University of Newcastle is partnering with the NSW Government as part of a program to support and engage with the state’s international students.

Current Staff • 24 Oct 2017

Travel Policy update

Financial Services has conducted extensive consultation across UON to streamline the Travel Policy and its application to travellers.