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.
New project to help Australian exporters leverage blockchain technology
Bringing together a cross-disciplinary team of University of Newcastle researchers and players in the wine and labelling industries, the Wine Provenance Project will offer insights into how brands can leverage blockchain technology to improve their marketability and product quality guarantees.
Food and Agribusiness Doctoral Training Centre established on the Central Coast
The University of Newcastle has today opened its newest Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), the Food and Agribusiness DTC, at Ourimbah.
Environmentally sustainable ARC projects awarded almost $2 million in funding
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced its latest round of funding for Linkage Project grants, with three University of Newcastle projects attracting funding totalling $1,868,005.
‘Sneaky’ sperm particles hitchhike around the body
A world-first discovery of ‘sneaky’ sperm particles found outside their ‘home’ in the testes offers new hope for men with fertility issues and new insight for cancer researchers.
Drones to predict where water pipes are at risk of bursting
With leaking and burst water pipes costing water authorities and consumers time and money, as well as wasting a precious resource, researchers at the University of Newcastle are developing drone technology to help predict which areas, and even which specific pipes, are at risk of water loss.
Scientists unlock potential to yield “diet” fruit
A new study has demystified sugar distribution in plants, paving the way to create low sugar or ‘diet’ fruits.
Join Shane Fitzsimmons, Commissioner of Resilience NSW, and Lord Mayor Cr Nuatali Nelmes and their panel of experts as they discuss sustainable development issues, design and policy directions both within our direct communities and in our neighbouring regions - locally and globally.
2021 Career Advisers Admissions Webinar
Sam Doherty, the senior manager of Admissions, will be running a live University of Newcastle admissions 101 / update webinar.
2021 Career Advisers New Degree Update Webinar
Hear from our specialist academics on new degrees available in 2021 including the Bachelor of Criminology and Bachelor of Data Science.
2021 Parent info session: Year 10 subject selection
Join to learn about the subject selection process and study options from student ambassadors at the University of Newcastle.
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.