Clean Water and Sanitation
Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in.
CWCL - Centre for Water Climate and Land
Water Resources Engineering
Water Resources are developing innovative computer models to provide methods of assessment of environmental impacts and management of disturbed ecosystems.
CARE-P-Bringing Sanitation to the Cured Leper’s Village in Ghana
CARE-P is leading a multi-agency submission through the Australian Direct Aid Program to build a 10 seater communal toilet block in a Recovered Leper’s Village in Ho, Ghana West Africa.
Threatened coral puts entire coastal ecosystems at risk
Huge declines of soft coral habitats off the NSW coast are a major cause for concern, putting entire food webs at risk, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle.
University of Newcastle announces the best “hack” for water security
The New Futures Hackathon for Water Security saw seven teams learn from water security experts from Hunter Water, City of Newcastle, Hunter H2O, and the University of Newcastle before embarking on a 10 hour “hack” to evolve their ideas into a viable, technological solution.
University of Newcastle joins HEAL network to tackle health impacts of climate change
Australians will be better protected against the health impacts of climate change, thanks to the Healthy Environments And Lives (HEAL) network, with partners from across Australia, including the University of Newcastle, and $10 million in Federal Government funding.
International Leadership Award
The International Leadership Award Recognises and honours globally based alumni who have excelled in their chosen field with international influence and whose achievements enhance the prestige of the University of Newcastle
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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.