The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by August 9th 2021.
This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with University of Newcastle. There is a total of 6 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Newcastle is 273 with a mean value for the h-index of 45.50. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Newcastle is 943 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 157.17.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
The University of Newcastle (UON) is a public university located in the city of Newcastle in the Australian state of New South Wales. Established in 1965, UON is a top-ranked university for its engineering, medicine, education, arts and humanities, and science programs. It developed and introduced the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test, which is now widely accepted in medical schools in the country.
UON has a vast network of campuses in the Newcastle central business district and other regional offices. It also maintains a campus in Sydney and an international campus in Singapore. UON has 12 schools housed in five faculties: The Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Education and Arts, and the Faculty of Health. Several of its schools include the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, and the School of Humanities and Social Science.
Students can choose from undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in study areas such as Accounting and Finance, Communication and Creative Industries, Science and the Environment, Education, and Engineering. Available undergraduate programs include Bachelor of Climate Science and Adaptation, Bachelor of Business Analytics, Bachelor of Aerospace Systems Engineering, and Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition.
Meanwhile, there are more than 90 postgraduate programs at UON and several Ph.D. programs that are delivered face-to-face, online, or through mixed-mode courses. Examples of postgraduate programs are Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance, Master of Applied Management (Nursing), Master of Business Administration Online, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology, and Master of Cyber Security.
Though founded in 1965 with its current name, the University of Newcastle’s origins go back to 1951 with the establishment of the Newcastle University College (NUC). NUC was a branch of the New South Wales University of Technology (now named the University of New South Wales). Newcastle residents pushed for the independence of UON and successfully accomplished their goal when UON was given autonomy in 1965.
Today, the University of Newcastle has built its reputation as a top university not only in Australia but also abroad. It regularly ranks in national university and global rankings, such as the QS World University Rankings.
The University of Newcastle’s list of notable alumni includes figures in business, politics, entertainment, and the academe. Actor and comedian, Steve Abbott; journalist, Scott Bevan; environmental activist, Pete Grey; and Australian politician, Cheryl Zena Kernot are just some of the alumni of UON.