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Learning from the experience of others

Learning from the experience of others

Friday, 6 October 2017

Next week, UON will welcome President’s Visiting Fellow Dr Pavel Ovseiko from the University of Oxford. Dr Ovseiko is a Senior Research Fellow in Health Policy and Management and comes to UON keen to share his knowledge and experience in addressing gender equality through the Athena SWAN Charter.

Update on student-focused design

Update on student-focused design

Monday, 18 September 2017

It has been a busy couple of weeks across UON in the design of student-facing professional services. Six concurrent work streams are looking at how we currently interact with students and what happens behind the scenes to support this work.

Respect. Now. Always. - Supporting survivors.

Respect. Now. Always. - Supporting survivors.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Last year UON joined 39 other Australian universities in the Respect. Now. Always initiative to address sexual harassment and sexual assault in university communities. As part of the University’s efforts on this important matter, I established the Sexual Misconduct Working Group in April this year with wide representation from stakeholders across the University.

Gender progress through Athena SWAN pilot

Gender progress through Athena SWAN pilot

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

It was encouraging to see so many staff and students from across UON taking the opportunity to pause, reflect and celebrate International Women’s Day at UON on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

Leading the change

Leading the change

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

As leaders across UON have been communicating to staff, the organisational review and design work is progressing at pace. Late last year, a thorough and in depth investigation of our existing structures and functions was completed, laying the ground work for defining and clarifying accountabilities and responsibilities across UON. This piece of work, referred to as a RACI matrix, is all but complete and once endorsed by the Vice-Chancellor, will be the backbone of the redesign.

Strong performance in difficult funding environment

Strong performance in difficult funding environment

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

2016 has been a great year for UON research. UON researchers performed strongly in both the 2017 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Australian Research Council (ARC) major grants rounds. This is despite strong competition for grants in a difficult funding environment.

Kickstarting the curious

Kickstarting the curious

Monday, 1 August 2016

As we start the month of ‘Curious’ we recognise the value of promoting inquiring minds and expanding our knowledge and experience. Curiosity is often sparked; that is, we take a grain idea and shape it into something that’s great. So if you are looking for that spark then the UON Enterprise and Innovation week (8th-12th August) is likely to be just the thing you are looking for…

Broadspectrum update

Broadspectrum update

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Many staff will be aware that UON’s head contractor for maintenance, Broadspectrum, is in the process of being acquired by Ferrovial.