News and events
News • 7 Aug 2020
Professor Erich Kisi shares his innovation journey as co-founder of renewable energy storage company MGA Thermal at I2N's Startup Stories
Featured story • 21 Jul 2020
People in Fiji, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Tonga and other island nations in the Southwest Pacific will have months more to prepare for tropical cyclones, thanks to a new outlook model published today in Scientific Reports.
Featured story • 11 Jul 2020
A futuristic demonstration of emerging renewable energy material – printed solar cells, is being trialled in a public setting for the first time as it nears commercial readiness.
News • 3 Jul 2020
Building the capacity of community mental health services to provide preventive care to people with a mental health condition will be the focus of a three-year project led by researchers at the University of Newcastle.
News • 2 Jul 2020
Reinforcing the Faculty of Science commitment to providing an exceptional student experience, three Faculty Program Convenors have been recognised in a new award created as part of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Merit List program.
News • 26 Jun 2020
New Zealand is pumping millions of dollars into environment projects as part of its COVID-19 recovery. Lachlan G. Howell, Associate Professor John Clulow, Emeritus Professor John Rodger, and Dr Ryan R. Witt, from the Faculty of Science say Australia's recovery plan seems more destructive than reconstructive.
News • 19 Jun 2020
Wondering where a Bachelor of Development Studies can take you? Meet Jenna, who traveled extensively while studying and has since used her degree to empower local Western Australian communities to enable individual, family and community wellbeing.
News • 17 Jun 2020
Dr Sally Hunt from the Faculty of Science has been featured on the ABC explaining why research shows women were more likely to drink alcohol than men during the coronavirus lockdown
News • 16 Jun 2020
Kylie Burrett shares her startup journey as co-founder of edtech company Design Nuts at I2N's Startup Stories
News • 16 Jun 2020
Roadmap laid out for next generation of crops for high productivity and resilience to climate change
A roadmap to engineer or breed the next generation of crops for high productivity and resilience to climate change has been laid out by a team of world experts.
Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
This Design Thinking Workshop will provide you with a framework to develop ideas for solutions that you can submit into the new Idea Spark Competition stage of the Grand Challenge.
Event • 12 Aug 2020 from 10:30am - 13 Aug 2020 until 12:00pm
Explore a range of ways to promote your research impact.
Event • 31 Aug 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for this three part series, providing information and practical advice for engaging with Industry and/or end-users.
Event • 31 Aug 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Take advantage of this professional development opportunity where you will learn new skills, meet new people, and get a competitive edge - not just for the Grand Challenge but for your employability prospects too!
Event • 2 Sep 2020 from 10:00am - 11:00am
At this Ask Me Anything you'll have the opportunity to pick the brains of people at the forefront of mosquito interventions to help you develop and refine a potential solution for submission to the Grand Challenge.
Event • 3 Sep 2020 from 12:30pm - 1:00pm
This health specific information session will focus on Economic Evaluation.
Event • 7 Sep 2020 from 11:00am - 12:30pm
Join us to learn how to make wellness part of your everyday and ideas on how to develop and improve your wellness plan.
Event • 7 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Having a great idea is one thing, but do you know if your solution is really providing the biggest value to end-users, beneficiaries, or customers so it can have the greatest impact?
Event • 9 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm
At this Ask Me Anything you'll have the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the teams that successfully secured funding in the 2019 Grand Challenge to help you develop and refine a potential solution for submission to the Grand Challenge.
Event • 14 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Take advantage of this professional development opportunity where you will learn how to utilise the 'lean startup' process and why the Business Model Canvas or the Mission Model Canvas is key to sustainable impact.