The College of Engineering, Science and Environment respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which we stand are where our College operates; The Pambalong clan of the Awabakal People for our Callaghan Campus; The Darkinjung People for our Ourimbah Campus and we pay our respect to  Elders, past, present and emerging.

Welcome to Science in Practice 2021

Held in August each year, Science in Practice is hosted by the University of Newcastle, College of Engineering, Science and Environment to coincide with Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology, National Science Week.

Developed and led by our world-class experts, this year we are offering a FREE online experience, interactive activities and presentations for the whole community.

There is something for everyone to explore.

Enjoy!

SMART

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"Vegetables" of the sea

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The science behind feeding the world

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Understanding your unique relationship with food

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Bush Tucker Cultural Walk

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Brain and
Biomes

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Jobs of the
Future:
Science

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National Schools Poster Competition: Students

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National Statistics Poster Competition: Community

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Interested in a career in Science? Learn more about our degrees

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.