College of Engineering, Science and Environment
A message from our college PVC
Through excellence and innovation in education and research, the College of Engineering, Science and Environment is committed to changing our world for the better.
Reducing methane emissions in mining
Driven by a desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi is transforming the mining sector – and helping improve our quality of life at the same time.
Rockfall research that's saving lives
Rockfall researchers at the University of Newcastle have pioneered discoveries that are saving lives on our roads, at our mine sites and in at-risk communities.
Conservation research saving Australia's frogs
A team of top-notch biologists from the University of Newcastle have racked up several world-first discoveries that will not only preserve the genetic diversity of frogs, but could also support the conservation of other species.
World-first needle-free diabetes test
A world-first, pain-free diabetes test developed at the University of Newcastle could be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device.
Hunter people to benefit from local research into dementia tests and treatments
Two exciting new University of Newcastle research studies that will look to identify those most at risk of developing dementia and then attempt to delay or stop its development are underway in the Hunter New England region.
Associate Professor Temitope Egbelakin awarded DFAT COALAR Funding
A/Prof Temi Egbelakin and her team (Prof SueAnne Ware, Dr Sittimont Kanjanabootra, Dr Sandra Carrasco, Dr Olabode Ogunmakinde and Mr Olufisayo Adedokun) have been awarded $31,979 in funding by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR).
Postgraduate AusIMM Education Endowment Fund (EEF) scholarship was awarded to Nathan Barrett
Recently, Nathan Barrett was awarded the postgraduate AusIMM Education Endowment Fund (EEF) scholarship.
DadPlay: Tackling challenging behaviour in 3–5-year-olds
Australian fathers in rural, regional and remote areas, who are raising children aged three to five, with challenging behaviour, will have a helping hand through a new mobile-phone-based service.
University awarded $2 million industry funding
The University of Newcastle’s Global Innovative Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials (GICAN), has today signed an agreement worth $2.119 million with InnovationClub Pty Ltd to further their research on plastic alternatives.
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.