Faculty of Science

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PhD Scholarship: Ecology and demography of a threatened amphibian community 

PhD Scholarship: Ecology and demography of a threatened amphibian community 

Friday, 11 May 2018

The project will focus on the ecology, demography and habitat requirements of threatened native amphibians in freshwater streams within the south west of the Sydney Basin biogeographic region.

New Futures Hackathon will decode solutions to help the aged care crisis

New Futures Hackathon will decode solutions to help the aged care crisis

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

The University of Newcastle will invite innovators, problem solvers, tech heads and designers to create technical solutions to help alleviate the world’s ageing population crisis at the New Futures Hackathon for Aged Care.

World class graduates celebrate culmination of studies

World class graduates celebrate culmination of studies

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Marking years of academic commitment, more than 2800 proud University of Newcastle students will celebrate the culmination of their studies during the April graduation ceremonies, which begin today.

SMART starts 2018 with Little Bang Discovery Club

SMART starts 2018 with Little Bang Discovery Club

Thursday, 29 March 2018

The SMART program started 2018 off with a series of exciting school holiday science sessions. At Rutherford, Salamander Bay and Raymond Terrace libraries, junior scientists got hands on at Little Bang Discovery Club sessions. Children honed their skills in measuring, categorising and hypothesising to explore scientific principles like fluid dynamics and the physics of sound, vibration and magnets!

Kids’ input needed for nutrition lesson plans

Kids’ input needed for nutrition lesson plans

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Healthy eating is already embedded in many schools: from healthy canteens to the Crunch & Sip program. However, can kids learn more about the importance of good food for their health in the classroom?

Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program Awards

Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program Awards

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Three University of Newcastle volunteers were today recognised for their contribution to youth education and presented with the Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program award by Member for Newcastle, Tim Crakanthorp.

University of Newcastle welcomes its first American Fulbright Scholars

University of Newcastle welcomes its first American Fulbright Scholars

Friday, 23 March 2018

In an historic first, under a partnership agreement with Australian-American Fulbright Commission, the University of Newcastle will officially welcome three American Fulbright Scholars this week, demonstrating the University’s commitment to enhancing international collaboration and fostering global impact.

Cyclical nature of flooding could land Australia in deep water

Cyclical nature of flooding could land Australia in deep water

Monday, 19 March 2018

New research from the University of Newcastle (UON) has found further evidence to support the notion that severe flooding events occur cyclically, challenging the widely accepted assumption that floods occur randomly, and raising questions around the reliability of Australia’s flood infrastructure and management strategies.