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Recent award winners

Recent UON PhD graduate receives NSW Tall Poppy Science Award

Recent UON PhD graduate receives NSW Tall Poppy Science Award

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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.

Flora of the Hunter Book and Museum Exhibition Launch

Flora of the Hunter Book and Museum Exhibition Launch

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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”.

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Monday, 3 December 2018

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.

 Associate Professor Peter Howley appointed STEM Ambassador

Associate Professor Peter Howley appointed STEM Ambassador

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

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

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

Thursday, 7 April 2016

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

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

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

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

Monday, 7 March 2016

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.