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News • Tuesday, 25 February 2020

American Fulbright scholars in Newcastle

Aligning with its commitment to enhance international collaboration and foster global impact, the University of Newcastle welcomes two visiting American Fulbright Scholars who will contribute to research in water sustainability and eating behaviour.

News • Friday, 27 September 2019

SURVEY - Do satellites help you make decisions?

Bridging the gap between satellite measurement capability and the needs of decision-makers in water resource management.

Water resources management decision-makers are invited to participate in an online survey to share their experience/thoughts on satellite data.

News • Tuesday, 27 November 2018

SURVEY - Drought and wellbeing

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.

News • Monday, 6 August 2018

Capacity building in Pacific meteorology and climate change

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.

News • Monday, 30 July 2018

Farmers experiencing drought-related stress need targeted support

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.

News • Monday, 19 March 2018

Cyclical nature of flooding could land Australia in deep water

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.

News • Thursday, 25 January 2018

Australia Day award honours outstanding women in research

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.

News • Friday, 10 November 2017

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

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.