ARC College of Experts

To support the advancement of knowledge and contribute to national innovation, the ARC engages an ARC College of Experts to play a key role in identifying research excellence, moderating external assessments and recommending fundable proposals. It also assists the ARC in recruiting and assigning assessors and in implementing peer review reforms in established and emerging disciplines as well as interdisciplinary areas.

UON has several College of Expert members from various disciplines. Current members are listed below:


Professor Nanthi Bolan

E/Professor Hugh Craig

Professor Anna Giacomini

Professor Victoria Haskins

Professor Megh Mallavarapu

Professor Yong-Ling Ruan

Professor Mark Stewart

A/Professor Estelle Sontag

Professor Natalie Thamwattana

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.