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 

Thursday, 15 March 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.

PhD Scholarship: Prey – preferences of Australia’s placental predator guild

PhD Scholarship: Prey – preferences of Australia’s placental predator guild

Friday, 23 February 2018

A PhD scholarship is available within the Conservation Biology group of the University of Newcastle’s School of Environmental and Life Sciences for a student to study the prey preferences of dingoes, red foxes and cats under the supervision of Associate Professor Matt Hayward.

PhD Scholarship: Identifying the Drivers of Macro-Ecological Processes

PhD Scholarship: Identifying the Drivers of Macro-Ecological Processes

Friday, 23 February 2018

Ecological niche modelling has been extensively used to describe and predict the distribution of individual species, and the factors that drive their distributions.

Defence forum targets emerging research

Defence forum targets emerging research

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Leading research on emerging Virtual and Augmented Reality technology will be showcased tomorrow when the University of Newcastle hosts the Australian Defence College (ADC) Simulation Forum.

Virtual cells provide new cancer insights

Virtual cells provide new cancer insights

Monday, 12 February 2018

Academics from the University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI*) have developed the world’s first virtual platform to host 3D copies of human cancer tissues, revolutionising the way researchers access critical information needed to advance cancer treatment.

UON salutes Australia Day honours recipients

UON salutes Australia Day honours recipients

Monday, 29 January 2018

The University of Newcastle congratulates and celebrates all Australians named in the 2018 Australia Day honours. In particular, we recognise members of the UON community who received honours.

Rising Star Award 2017

Monday, 29 January 2018

Congratulations to Dr Ali Eshragh from the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (pictured right), who was awarded the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR) Rising Star Award 2017. The award was presented at the International Congress on Modelling and Simulation Conference’s Gala Dinner in Hobart in December.

Scholarship deadline coming soon

Monday, 29 January 2018

As the deadline for applications approaches, all current and prospective students are encouraged to consider if they may qualify for a scholarship for the 2018 academic year.