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Inspiring Communities Through SMART Programs

News • 14 Sep 2020

Inspiring Communities Through SMART Programs

The SMART the community engagement program with the know-how to inspire, inform and involve young people in STEM. For 21 years, the University has been opening young people’s minds to the questions and curiosities of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program is (STEM) through its ground-breaking SMART (Science, Maths and Real Technology) program.

News • 4 Sep 2020

New green hydrogen made from solar power and air

In a remarkable first, a system that combines solar energy with water harvested from air has been used to manufacture low cost green hydrogen – a zero-emissions fuel.

Professor Ajayan Vinu at The University of Newcastle

News • 3 Sep 2020

Nature’s tiny particles hold the key to a cleaner environment

Scientists have used tiny structures found in clay as a ‘template’ to create a remarkable new material capable of capturing carbon dioxide emissions or decontaminating water.

Professor Robert Melchers

News • 26 Aug 2020

Predicting the lifespan of metallic left-overs in the ocean

Steel pipes, sunken ships, discarded weaponry and other decommissioned infrastructure corroding on the ocean floor are the subject of a new research project at the University of Newcastle.

Vice Chancellor with 3MT winner and DVC, Janet Nelson

News • 20 Aug 2020

Three Minute Thesis competition goes virtual

From estimating soil moisture using a remote sensor to management of childhood stuttering in Sri Lanka, this year's virtual Three Minute Thesis competition showcased intriguing and excellent PhD research.

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News • 10 Aug 2020

Nanomaterials PhD student handpicked as global talent

A talented nanomaterials researcher, Ahmad Tabish, has been selected for the highly competitive Distinguished Talent Visa under the Government’s newly launched Global Talent Independent Program.

Students at Blackbutt Reserve in 1970

Featured story • 9 Aug 2020

International friendships at a time when they matter most

A group of generous alumni of the University has been supporting student scholarships as part of the Singapore Alumni Excellence Fund

MGA Thermal team

News • 7 Aug 2020

Materials scientist and founder shares his story of driving renewable energy uptake

Professor Erich Kisi shares his innovation journey as co-founder of renewable energy storage company MGA Thermal at I2N's Startup Stories

man holding robotic arm

News • 30 Jul 2020

Local Engineering graduate lands an Ivy League spot

A University of Newcastle Electrical Engineering graduate, Sam Parker, has been accepted to Brown University – a prestigious Ivy League research university in the United States.

woman standing against wall

News • 3 Jul 2020

Heritage home transformation wins coveted architecture award

A beautifully crafted residential design by a Newcastle architect has been recognised in the coveted 2020 WA Architecture Awards.

A computer simulation to determine ship corrosion

News • 29 Jun 2020

ARC Linkage Project success for naval vessel corrosion project

A research team from the University of Newcastle has received $650,000 in funding from the coveted Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project scheme to improve the understanding of the deterioration of ships and maritime structures.

Design Nuts

News • 16 Jun 2020

Edtech founder shares her story of empowering teachers and students

Kylie Burrett shares her startup journey as co-founder of edtech company Design Nuts at I2N's Startup Stories

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