The University of Newcastle, Australia
Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin and Vice-Chancellor Professor Alex Zelinsky AO

News • 14 Nov 2019

Mental health leader hailed on Hunter research’s night of nights

Nationally renowned mental health trailblazer Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was named the 2019 Researcher of the Year at tonight’s annual HMRI Awards Night, capping a stellar evening in which over $10 million in grant funding was announced or acknowledged.

Dr Matt Dun at the awards, presented at Parliament House

News • 6 Nov 2019

Biomedical scientist’s mission to conquer cancer recognised at NSW Premier's Awards

Dr Matt Dun was named the Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow at this year's NSW's Premier Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.

News • 1 Nov 2019

Proud to be a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion

The University of Newcastle is proud to be named as a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion by the Australian Academy of Science.

Dr Michelle Bovill

News • 30 Oct 2019

Pre-schoolers, teens and Indigenous women the focus for heart health research funding

Three Hunter researchers will focus on helping Australians have better heart health by investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart disease, after securing more than $385,000 in funding from the Heart Foundation.

News • 30 Oct 2019

The universal value of learning statistics (and it doesn't have to be boring)

As an inaugural recipient of a DVC(A) Merit List Award for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Lecturer in Statistics, Dr Natasha Weaver, shares her approach to education and what makes a great teacher.

Laureate Professor John Attia

News • 11 Oct 2019

Laureate honour for epidemiology leader

Professor John Attia from the School of Medicine and Public Health in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, has been awarded the title of Laureate Professor, in recognition of his remarkable research career and outstanding contributions in clinical, molecular, and genetic epidemiology methods, as well as his clinical medicine practice and teaching.

Professor Clare Collins

News • 10 Oct 2019

Fellowship awarded to nutrition and dietetics leader

University of Newcastle researcher Professor Clare Collins is among 40 new Fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

Dr Peter Pockney

News • 9 Oct 2019

Major funding to train the next generation of surgical researchers and reduce surgical infections

Academic surgeons from across Australia have been awarded more than $780,000 from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to investigate the causes of surgical site infections and train the next generation of surgical researchers.

News • 26 Sep 2019

University of Newcastle researchers named top in their field

Six University of Newcastle researchers have been named as top in their field in new data published in The Australian’s 2019 Research magazine this week.

News • 11 Sep 2019

Game-changer lets students decide how they want to learn

In a world-first for higher education, the University of Newcastle will place students at the centre of their own learning by adopting the Big Picture Education design, which is implemented in some of the most innovative high schools across the globe.

Dr Ruth Lopert

News • 5 Sep 2019

2019 Alumni Award Recipients Announced

Public health physician Ruth Lopert has received the University of Newcastle’s 2019 Alumni Medal for professional excellence and her dedication to global health and pharmaceutical policy.

Artist's impression of the building

News • 4 Sep 2019

Strong partnerships and a shared vision for the future of integrated healthcare is set to improve the wellbeing of our Central Coast community

The future of healthcare delivery on the Central Coast is taking shape, with work starting today on a new education and research facility located at Gosford Hospital.