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2018 HDR Poster Prize Winners

2018 HDR Poster Prize Winners

Thursday, 15 November 2018

On the 24th of October the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment held a very successful Postgraduate Research Poster Prize competition with 59 students showcasing their research via the presentation of a poster.

War on Waste: The 'Battle' to minimise waste in Construction Projects in NSW

War on Waste: The 'Battle' to minimise waste in Construction Projects in NSW

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.

National Recognition for Passionate Architecture Educator

National Recognition for Passionate Architecture Educator

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.

UON innovation and development grants

UON innovation and development grants

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.

Australia-ASEAN Council funding for Disaster Resilience

Australia-ASEAN Council funding for Disaster Resilience

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'.

ARC Discovery Projects funding success 2016

ARC Discovery Projects funding success 2016

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.

NEWCASTLE HERALD: Newcastle signs up as United Nations city

NEWCASTLE HERALD: Newcastle signs up as United Nations city

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.

Newcastle to become a ‘United Nations City’ and Asia-Pacific training hub

Newcastle to become a ‘United Nations City’ and Asia-Pacific training hub

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).