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Recent award winners

News • 22 Aug 2019

Recent UON PhD graduate receives NSW Tall Poppy Science Award

Simon Clulow, who graduated with a PhD from UoN in 2017 and is currently a Post-doctoral Fellow at Macquarie University, was one of the recent 2019 NSW Tall Poppy Science Award winners.

News • 26 Mar 2019

Flora of the Hunter Book and Museum Exhibition Launch

A wonderful evening was had at the Newcastle Museum on Thursday 14 March for the Book Launch and Museum Exhibition Launch of “Flora of the Hunter”.

News • 7 Mar 2019

2018 VC’s Award for Early Career Researcher goes to …

Dr Elise Kalokerinos, Psychology

News • 3 Dec 2018

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Soil science researcher Professor Nanthi Bolan has been named on the Global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018, just in time for World Soil Day this Wednesday 5 December.

News • 11 Sep 2018

Associate Professor Peter Howley appointed STEM Ambassador

Associate Professor Peter Howley, Assistant Dean – (Outreach and Community)  Faculty of Science has been appointed as 1 of only 10 inaugural Science and Technology Australia STEM Ambassadors by Australia’s peak body in science and technology, Science & Technology Australia. More

News • 7 Apr 2016

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) has awarded Professor Billie Bonevski with the prestigious TSANZ President’s Award.

News • 6 Apr 2016

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

Professor Phil Hansbro, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, has been awarded a substantial grant for a co-funded Fellowship in Lung Cancer Research.

Associate Professor Chris Paul

News • 7 Mar 2016

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

University of Newcastle behavioural scientist Professor Christine Paul will work with Cancer Council NSW, Cancer Council Victoria and HMRI to help ensure that distressed cancer patients and their families receive the best possible health counselling when they phone for support.

UON students head to FameLab

News • 4 Mar 2016

Sperm and sterilisation - UON students make it to FameLab

Two University of Newcastle PhD candidates in reproductive biology, Sally Hall and Samantha Young, have been invited to communicate their science at the FameLab 2016 New South Wales semi-finals at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney on 7 April 2016.

News • 3 Mar 2016

UON’s Professor John Aitken Wins Prestigious Reproductive Science Award

Laureate Professor John Aitken from the University of Newcastle has been announced as the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Carl G. Hartman award, which recognises a researcher’s outstanding career and scholarly activities in the field of reproductive biology.

News • 19 Jan 2016

UON Professor named one of world's most influential scientific minds

Professor John Forbes AM has once again been named as one of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds" by Thomson Reuters.

News • 19 Jan 2016

UON innovation and development grants

The University of Newcastle (UON) has achieved success in the latest round of Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) funding for innovation and development projects.