The University of Newcastle, Australia
hydro harvester and researchers

News • 11 Dec 2019

Hydro Harvester is making a splash to solve global water shortage

In what could be a game-changer for solving the world’s water shortage problem, an atmospheric water generator (AWG) developed at the University of Newcastle is one step closer to commercialisation.

News • 29 Nov 2019

Showcasing the latest engineering solutions

From a shark-proof wetsuit to an interactive boxing robot, a public exhibition taking place in Newcastle over the next nine days will showcase cutting-edge engineering and computing innovations from the University of Newcastle.

News • 27 Nov 2019

Local researchers shine in global Highly Cited Researchers list

Four University of Newcastle researchers have been announced as Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science Group.

Professor Jameson with the Jameson cell

News • 22 Nov 2019

OPINION: Newcastle know-how to our region and the world

If I told you Australia’s biggest-earning innovation for the past quarter century came from Newcastle, would you believe me? Indeed, it has outstripped earnings from other icons like WiFi and the Black Box, but is little known for its economic contribution to the country.

Sam Parker

News • 6 Nov 2019

Engineering student secures John Monash scholarship

University of Newcastle engineering student, Sam Parker, will continue his ambition of combining empathy and empowerment with engineering, after receiving a prestigious John Monash Scholarship to carry out international postgraduate study in 2020.

News • 1 Nov 2019

Proud to be a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion

The University of Newcastle is proud to be named as a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion by the Australian Academy of Science.

News • 3 Oct 2019

More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation

The University of Newcastle has established itself as leader in PFAS remediation research, receiving more than $1.4 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for two of the four national research projects selected in Round Two of the PFAS Remediation Research Program.

(L-R) Lucy Wicks MP, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Deborah Hodgson, Professor Alan Broadfoot, and Professor Brett Ninness

News • 1 Oct 2019

A new dawn for Australian minerals

A new $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence based at the University of Newcastle will make mineral processing more environmentally sustainable and do much to secure the future availability of the metals we depend on for modern living.

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President Global Engagement and Partnerships, Professor Kevin Hall; Head of School for Architecture and Built Environment, Professor Sue-Anne Ware; CIFAL Newcastle Executive Director, Dr Temi Egbelakin; and Mr Alex Mejia, Manager of UNITAR’s Decentralised Cooperation Program and leader of the CIFAL Global Network.

News • 30 Sep 2019

CIFAL Newcastle signs agreement at UN Headquarters

CIFAL Newcastle is officially part of the CIFAL Global Network, after a new cooperation agreement between the University of Newcastle and UNITAR was signed at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

News • 26 Sep 2019

University of Newcastle researchers named top in their field

Six University of Newcastle researchers have been named as top in their field in new data published in The Australian’s 2019 Research magazine this week.

Professor Ajayan Vinu

News • 20 Sep 2019

Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture

Leading the charge in translating basic materials research into real-world products, Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) Bombay – the highest ranked university in India*.

Team members from Richard Crookes Constructions

News • 4 Sep 2019

New Scholarship to Build Careers in Construction

The team at Richard Crookes Constructions understand the importance of building a diverse and inclusive industry and a workforce that represents our communities.

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