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Tuesday, 27 November 2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.