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Solid gold architects in residence

Solid gold architects in residence

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Newcastle hosts five Architects In Residence all of whom have been awarded the prestigious Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) Gold Medal.

Prestigious honour for UON Laureate Professor

Prestigious honour for UON Laureate Professor

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Newcastle is delighted to announce geotechnical engineer Laureate Professor Scott Sloan has been elected to The Royal Society, a fellowship of the world's most eminent scientific minds. This scientific academy is the oldest in continuous existence and includes luminaries such as Sir Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.

UON Alumni it’s your time to shine

UON Alumni it’s your time to shine

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

UON is celebrating its golden year and it's your time to shine - don't miss your chance to be recognised, or to honour another graduate with a nomination at our 2015 Alumni Awards.

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Monday, 4 May 2015

Getting taut and trim can be a walk in the park, according to University of Newcastle researchers who have developed an innovative, multicomponent physical activity study.

Professor Philip Dwyer shortlisted for Premier’s Literary Award

Professor Philip Dwyer shortlisted for Premier’s Literary Award

Monday, 4 May 2015

Works by Australia's leading writers have been recognised in the shortlists for the 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, including Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799‐1815 by Professor Philip Dwyer from the Faculty of Education and Arts.

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

$1m for visionary cancer researchers

Friday, 1 May 2015

Two of the University of Newcastle's leading researchers have been awarded more than $1m in grants to focus on discovering new methods of curbing and treating cancer.

Microscope to shed light on mental health

Microscope to shed light on mental health

Thursday, 30 April 2015

A laser-equipped microscope that gives brain researchers unparalleled insight into mental illness has just been installed at the University of Newcastle.

QS World Rankings by Subject

QS World Rankings by Subject

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Architecture and Built Environment discipline has debuted at number 40 in the world and 6th in Australia in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject list, announced today.