Faculty of Science

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University partnerships demonstrate powerful community impact

University partnerships demonstrate powerful community impact

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The University of Newcastle has been named a leader in the higher education sector for successfully developing and driving industry collaborations that have provided significant benefits to Australian communities and beyond.

Inaugural Women in STEMM Chair announced

Inaugural Women in STEMM Chair announced

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Professor Billie Bonevski has been appointed as the University of Newcastle’s inaugural Women in STEMM Chair to provide leadership and a voice for the University’s gender equity action plan, in particular STEMM focused initiatives.

Adam Spencer inspires school students in STEM

Adam Spencer inspires school students in STEM

Monday, 22 October 2018

Australian comedian, media personality and one of the world's best mathematics communicators, Adam Spencer, will educate and inspire Hunter school students in a series of problem solving sessions today.

Tsunami threat to Sydney intensifies need for increased awareness

Tsunami threat to Sydney intensifies need for increased awareness

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Whirlpools at the Spit, inundation of Manly Corso and major disruptions are possible impacts revealed in a first-of-its-kind study into the tsunami threat to all of Sydney Harbour.

Study reveals which cup of coffee delivers the biggest caffeine kick

Study reveals which cup of coffee delivers the biggest caffeine kick

Thursday, 4 October 2018

An Australian study investigating five popular types of coffee brewing methods has found that espresso contains the highest concentration of caffeine.

Graduating with an edge on employment outcomes

Graduating with an edge on employment outcomes

Thursday, 27 September 2018

More than 1,050 students will mark the completion of their studies at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan Campus graduation ceremonies this week.

Putting science on the political agenda

Putting science on the political agenda

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Leading University of Newcastle statistician, Associate Professor Peter Howley, has been named as one of ten inaugural ambassadors who will help strengthen the understanding and importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at a federal level.

High honour bestowed on Alumni

High honour bestowed on Alumni

Friday, 14 September 2018

Twenty-seven outstanding leaders across the fields of science, engineering, business, medicine and creative arts have had their career achievements recognised at the 2018 University of Newcastle Alumni Awards.