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SURVEY - Drought and wellbeing

SURVEY - Drought and wellbeing

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Drought affected rural residents are invited to participate in an online survey which will help inform programs and initiatives targeted at improving resilience to drought. You can complete the survey here: https://bit.ly/2DQN7ol or at https://redcap.hmri.org.au/surveys/?s=9F4XH43HFC.

Capacity building in Pacific meteorology and climate change

Capacity building in Pacific meteorology and climate change

Monday, 6 August 2018

A new collaboration between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and University of Newcastle's Centre for Water, Climate and Land (CWCL) commenced in August 2018 to develop and provide short-term training courses in Pacific meteorology and climate change.

Farmers experiencing drought-related stress need targeted support

Farmers experiencing drought-related stress need targeted support

Monday, 30 July 2018

For farmers, drought is a major source of stress. Their livelihoods and communities depend on the weather. To better support farmers and their families we need to better understand the impact of drought on them and their communities.

Cyclical nature of flooding could land Australia in deep water

Cyclical nature of flooding could land Australia in deep water

Monday, 19 March 2018

New research from the University of Newcastle (UON) has found further evidence to support the notion that severe flooding events occur cyclically, challenging the widely accepted assumption that floods occur randomly, and raising questions around the reliability of Australia’s flood infrastructure and management strategies.

Australia Day award honours outstanding women in research

Australia Day award honours outstanding women in research

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Three exceptional University of Newcastle (UON) researchers have been recognised as inspiring leaders in their field, with an Australia Day Honour from the National Council of Women (NCW) of NSW.

Flooding in Australia – are we properly prepared for how bad it can get?

Flooding in Australia – are we properly prepared for how bad it can get?

Friday, 10 November 2017

University of Newcastle's Centre for Water, Climate and Land was successful in securing funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for a Discovery Project to investigate how floods have varied over the past 2000 years and what effect they could have on Australia in the future.

UON to lead new global CRC for High Performance Soils

UON to lead new global CRC for High Performance Soils

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

A University of Newcastle (UON) led Co-Operative Research Centre (CRC) bid has attracted $39.5 million from the Government to establish a ten year global CRC for High Performance Soils (CRC-HPS), announced today by Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO.

Cracks exist in Australia’s drought management

Cracks exist in Australia’s drought management

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

New research has brought to light the unique danger of drought in Australia, exposing the shortfalls we face if we rely solely on the patterns observed in the instrumental record to inform our future response.