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.
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.
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.
Women in Research Fellows 2022
The office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation is delighted to announce the 2022 Research Advantage Women in Research Fellows. The Selection Review Committee have chosen 13 new Fellows from an extremely strong field across the three colleges.
Start It Up Pitch Competition winners announced
The University's 2021 Start It Up Pitch Competition took place online on Tuesday last week and saw five entrepreneurial student finalist pitch to a panel of esteemed judges.
Engineering legend inspires next generation
When alumnus Mr CHOO Heng Thong (Bachelor of Engineering 1977) graduated from the University of Newcastle he had been forever impacted by the leadership and friendship of leading engineering educator Emeritus Professor Alan Roberts AM.
Honouring a lifetime of service
As decorated Royal Australian Air Force personnel, the late couple, wife Krista and husband David Thompson lived their lives in service to others. Their lifetime of giving continues through their decision to leave a gift in their will to support disadvantaged students through the David Thompson Scie
New environmental partnership puts waste to work
Turning trash into treasure, a new partnership between the University of Newcastle and Newcastle city’s first five star hotel, Crystalbrook Kingsley, will put students, researchers and waste to work in a bid to drive sustainability in our community and reduce waste in the hospitality industry.
National research centre opens to secure minerals for the future
The University of Newcastle has congratulated research and industry partners at today’s official opening of a $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence focussed on transforming the minerals industry and securing a low-carbon future.
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.