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.
University microplastics research in the United Nations spotlight
Recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a world-leader in microplastics research, University of Newcastle’s Dr Thava Palanisami has been invited to speak at the Geneva Beat Plastic Pollution Dialogues and showcase University of Newcastle-based research on the world-stage.
University of Newcastle author wins major literary award
Professor Sarah Wright, a human geographer from the University of Newcastle is part of a collective of women who were joint winners of the Prime Minister’s literary awards non-fiction category.
A graduation like no other
There is light at the end of the tunnel for 550 students who will celebrate the culmination of their studies at the University of Newcastle Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.
Trailblazers celebrated in 2020 Alumni Excellence Awards
A world-leading researcher and advocate for Indigenous health, a match-maker’ for species conservationists, a 'Power 50' in the Australian music industry and the co-host of Australia’s first all Indigenous breakfast show are among the 2020 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence recipients.
University of Newcastle secures over $6 million in ARC funding
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $6 million in competitive research funding through its Discovery Projects and Linkage Projects schemes.
Cyber Security in the Aerospace and Defence Industry
Increasingly, software has become critical to aerospace and defence systems. Here comes the fundamental role of security. In fact, security should be thought of as an enabler for such systems. Specific concerns in secure software for aerospace would include unauthorized access (and use) of on-board
The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths
The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths is a free online course. Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools to make healthy eating decisions as you learn the science behind weight loss and dispel diet and nutrition myths.
Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration
Learn how to see and draw nature like an illustrator. Build observational and visual interpretation skills in an interactive and enjoyable way.
Nutrition Communication for Health Professionals: Key Concepts
If you are a doctor, nurse, or allied health professional looking to improve your knowledge of the role of nutrition communication in chronic disease prevention and management, this course is for you.