Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
News • 3 Jul 2020
A beautifully crafted residential design by a Newcastle architect has been recognised in the coveted 2020 WA Architecture Awards.
News • 29 Jun 2020
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.
News • 16 Jun 2020
Kylie Burrett shares her startup journey as co-founder of edtech company Design Nuts at I2N's Startup Stories
News • 29 May 2020
Chemical engineer Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of mineral processing.
News • 28 May 2020
After a highly competitive international selection process, Professor Shin-Chan Han and his satellite geodesy group has been selected for NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) Follow-On mission. The University of Newcastle team joins as one of 20 science team members to the mission for the next four years.
News • 12 May 2020
Each year the University watches with pride as our talented graduates trade the campus for new workplaces, set to make their mark on the world and in their communities. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of almost 30 Hunter-based alumni and staff have done just that – developing one of two successful ventilator prototypes selected by the State government for pre-production.
Featured story • 9 Apr 2020
At a time when social distancing and isolation are keeping people apart, innovative teams at the University of Newcastle have come together to address a key health concern amidst the COVID-19 outbreak – the rapid production of desperately needed medical equipment.
News • 28 Feb 2020
Game-changer: How one researcher is using his experience to train the next generation of Police Officers
When Andrew Seyderhelm left his job as a video game developer, he never imagined years later he would be using his skills to help train recruits for the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
News • 26 Feb 2020
Two University of Newcastle lecturers have received national recognition for teaching excellence, each awarded a highly acclaimed 2019 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT).
Featured story • 11 Feb 2020
The impacts of bushfires on emergency services in New South Wales and Queensland suggests houses are being built in high-risk areas. We rely heavily on emergency services to protect people and property, but strategic land-use planning can improve resilience and reduce risk in the first place.
Featured story • 11 Feb 2020
Public support for rebuilding in the same disaster affected places is often high. But as fire-fighting agencies are aware, our bushfires are increasing in size, intensity and duration, and a warming climate will continue to worsen these factors.
News • 10 Feb 2020
As an inaugural recipient of a DVC(A) Merit List Award for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Associate Professor in Computing and Information Technology, Dr Marc Adam shares his views on the importance of lifelong learning.