News • 4 Sep 2020
In a remarkable first, a system that combines solar energy with water harvested from air has been used to manufacture low cost green hydrogen – a zero-emissions fuel.
News • 21 Oct 2019
The University of Newcastle has officially launched its Environmental Sustainability Plan 2019-2025.
News • 1 Oct 2019
Our University has been awarded the prestigious Innovation Award by the Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association at its annual Clever Campus Awards ceremony. The TEFMA Clever Campus Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of its members in the university sector.
News • 1 Oct 2019
A new $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence based at the University of Newcastle will make mineral processing more environmentally sustainable and do much to secure the future availability of the metals we depend on for modern living.
News • 26 Sep 2019
An initiative has launched aimed at providing ways Australia can successfully integrate new energy technologies into the power grid.
News • 17 Sep 2019
A message from the Vice-ChancellorOn Friday 20 September, Newcastle will be one of many cities to stage a Climate Strike and large numbers are expected to attend. The grassroots movement of young people across the globe demanding immediate climate action is both sobering and inspiring.
News • 15 Dec 2018
In a sector-leading move, the University of Newcastle has signed a seven-year contract with Red Energy to buy 100% renewable electricity across its Newcastle and Central Coast campuses.
News • 29 Aug 2018
With Australia’s energy crisis dominating news headlines, a powerful new industry-research collaboration is signaling the emergence of a new renewable energy market – organic printed solar.
News • 6 May 2015
Champions4Change is a sustainable behaviour change program to help meet targets of the Environmental Sustainability Plan 2015 – 2017, and develop new or innovative ways to support environmental sustainability.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.