Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

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2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

2018 Vice-Chancellor's award winners announced

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence recognised more than 60 exceptional academic and professional staff in all faculties and divisions for their incredible achievements, diverse contributions, initiative and dedication throughout the year.

Exhibiting the Art of Problem Solving

Exhibiting the Art of Problem Solving

Monday, 3 December 2018

From sensor gloves that teach sign language, to advanced nanomaterials that help with cancer detection, and a computer game which you can control with your mind, The Art of Problem Solving exhibition will showcase some of the University’s most exciting engineering and computing innovations.

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Pledge to drive gender equality journey in higher education

Monday, 3 December 2018

In a progressive move to expedite the journey to equality in the workplace, the University of Newcastle has introduced a Gender Equality Leadership Pledge, inviting all staff to support the initiative.

Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge 2018

Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge 2018

Saturday, 1 December 2018

With the theme: Sustainable Society, UON Singapore organised a Young Sustainability Innovators Challenge (YSIC) targeting pre-university students from Junior Colleges, Institute of Technical Education, Polytechnics, International Schools and Private Education Institutions in Singapore.

The main objective of this challenge is to kindle the idea of developing a sustainable society among the younger generation by encouraging the creation of products and/or services that are significant and innovative.  At the same time, influence a sustainable and scalable technological and social impact in Singapore.

Multi-million dollar boost for crucial research

Multi-million dollar boost for crucial research

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Twenty-one research projects across science, engineering, health and the humanities are set to advance, sharing in $8.75 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

New Colombo scholars ready to make their global mark

New Colombo scholars ready to make their global mark

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Four outstanding University of Newcastle students are ready to make their mark on the world, after being awarded prestigious New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarships to undertake semester-based study and internships in the Indo-Pacific region.

Female researchers sponsored in academic journey

Female researchers sponsored in academic journey

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Seven promising University of Newcastle researchers are helping to pave the way for their female peers, as recipients of a Women in Research (WIR) Fellowship designed to support the development of their academic careers.

Meet our Women in STEMM Chair

Meet our Women in STEMM Chair

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Professor Billie Bonevski was recently appointed as UON’s inaugural Women in STEMM Chair. In this role, Billie will provide leadership and a voice for the University’s gender equity action plan, in particular STEMM focused initiatives. Billie shares some of her motivation and aspirations for this important, pioneering role.