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Australia one step closer to solving global water challenge

Australia one step closer to solving global water challenge

Friday, 23 March 2018

Pioneering research team Hydro Harvest Operation from the University of Newcastle (UON) have today been announced as the only Australian team to reach the finals of a worldwide XPRIZE competition, set to solve the planet’s global water shortage crisis.

Accelerated carbonation experts convene in Newcastle

Accelerated carbonation experts convene in Newcastle

Monday, 12 March 2018

Two world-leading chemical engineers from the University of Newcastle will chair a major international conference in Newcastle this week, which will focus on the future of accelerated carbonation.

Collaborative centre to power a cleaner future

Collaborative centre to power a cleaner future

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

A new collaborative centre led by the University of Newcastle (UON) will aid the development of innovative technologies to boost research into clean energy and contribute to the transition of the carbon economy.

Emissions reduction technology enters new phase

Emissions reduction technology enters new phase

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has unveiled a world-first, $10.5 million demonstration facility to carry out controlled testing of an abatement technology that captures fugitive methane emissions from underground coal mining operations.

Research fuelling development in the energy sector

Research fuelling development in the energy sector

Monday, 28 August 2017

Researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) have attracted $1.6 million to develop an alternate method of generating electrical energy that is more than twice as efficient as coal-fired power stations.

Energy on demand

Energy on demand

Thursday, 6 April 2017

A futuristic energy system delivering power, year round climate control, oxygen and fuel for the hydrogen vehicles of tomorrow has today been unveiled at the University of Newcastle (UON).

Sawfish exposed as the ultimate stealth hunter

Sawfish exposed as the ultimate stealth hunter

Monday, 27 March 2017

Researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) have solved the ancient mystery surrounding the stealth feeding habits of the critically endangered sawfish, findings that are likely to have a significant impact on their future survival.

UON engineer recognised for global impact on humanity

UON engineer recognised for global impact on humanity

Thursday, 5 January 2017

A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has received global recognition for his work contributing to the advancement and application of engineering, resulting in a significant impact on society.