The Faculty of Science is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our staff and students who have recently been recognised for their outstanding work in the areas of teaching, research or service and their commitment to excellence.
News • 26 Mar 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”.
News • 7 Mar 2019
Dr Elise Kalokerinos, Psychology
News • 11 Sep 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
News • 4 Jun 2019
The research group around ARC Laureate Fellow George Willis was recently granted a special semester at the Bernoulli Center in Lausanne, Switzerland to take place in the second half of 2020.
News • 3 May 2019
Research scientists at the University of Newcastle have shown that the red triangle slug (Triboniophorus graeffei) produces a sticky defence mucus when disturbed that is strong enough to glue down predators for days. John Gould, a PhD candidate at the University, made the chance discovery when he came across an adult red-eyed tree frog (Litoria chloris) stuck to a fallen branch behind a red triangle slug in the Watagan Mountains in New South Wales. Their findings have been presented in a behavioural note published in Ethology.
News • 15 Apr 2019
A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.
News • 4 Jun 2019
On Saturday 25 May, several Development Studies students and University staff joined members of the local Broke community for a rare immersive experience - attending a cultural burn facilitated by the Koori Country Firesticks Aboriginal Corporation.
News • 4 Apr 2019
Girls from two Hunter-based high schools seeking a higher education and career in STEM-related disciplines are closer to achieving their goals thanks to a partnership announced between HunterWiSE, Newcastle High School, Callaghan College and Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group.
News • 29 Mar 2019
Faculty of Science’s 'Woo, NEW, and You!' event was a huge success - filled with fun, education and laughter, the event exponentially increasing student interest in mathematics and statistics.