Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Currently construction produces more than 19 million tonnes of waste, 45% of which is deposited in landfill. This results in increased energy consumption, contamination, landfill reliance and depletion of new finite resources.
To address this issue, Professor Peter Davis, Chair, Construction Management at the University of Newcastle is leading a team to challenge existing waste management strategies in construction.
Wednesday, 15 June 2016
UON’s Dean of Architecture, Professor Michael Ostwald, has been awarded the Neville Quarry Medal for services to Architectural Education at the annual Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) recognition ceremony in Adelaide in May.
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
The University of Newcastle (UON) has achieved success in the latest round of Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) funding for innovation and development projects.
Friday, 8 January 2016
A team of UON researchers have secured funding of $77,000 in the inaugural round of the Australia-ASEAN Council grant program for their project 'Disaster Resilience Education Capacity Building in South-East Asia'.
Thursday, 5 November 2015
Dr Patrick Tang has been awarded $290,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2016 for his research project Development of structural-functional integrated concrete.
Monday, 2 November 2015
Newcastle is now officially endorsed as a city of the United Nations. The new training centre will focus on minimising the risk of natural and man-made disasters worldwide and will be led at UON by Dr Graham Brewer. Read more about this exciting opportunity for our region below.
Friday, 2 October 2015
Newcastle will become Australia's newest 'United Nations City' and a training hub for the Asia-Pacific region, under the leadership of Associate Professor Graham Brewer, following a UN decision to locate an International Training Centre at the University of Newcastle (UON).
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
A research team from Construction Management, led by Dr Jason von Meding, have successfully secured funding of $38,250 from the Australia China Council to establish the REACT Network.