Faculty of Science

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Rock pool risk rating flows from Newcastle research

Rock pool risk rating flows from Newcastle research

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

University of Newcastle research has shaped the creation of a new public warning system for one of the State’s most dangerous tourist hot spots – the Figure Eight Pools at Royal National Park.

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $12.4 million to support 14 projects that are aiming to solve some of the world’s most critical health problems and improve the lives of millions of Australians.

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.

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.

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Monday, 3 December 2018

Soil science researcher Professor Nanthi Bolan has been named on the Global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018, just in time for World Soil Day this Wednesday 5 December.

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.