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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.

Sound financials a springboard for NeW Futures

Sound financials a springboard for NeW Futures

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

The University of Newcastle 2015 Annual Report was released to the NSW Parliament on 2 June 2016. It is a comprehensive record of our many achievements over the year, and a snapshot of the significant milestone that was our 50th anniversary year.

University and Yourimbah sign MOU

University and Yourimbah sign MOU

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The University continually strives to improve the experience of our students and to enrich the working environment for our staff. In addition, we have identified an opportunity to strengthen our relationship with the Central Coast Campus Union Limited (Yourimbah) and have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing us to working together to deliver an improved campus environment and retail services at Ourimbah.