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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.

NIER engineering project awarded for excellence

NIER engineering project awarded for excellence

Thursday, 22 September 2016

The Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) received accolades at the Engineers Australia Excellence Awards on Friday September 16.

$4.2 million research centre for sustainable clean energy technologies

$4.2 million research centre for sustainable clean energy technologies

Thursday, 8 September 2016

A $4.2 million research centre to be based at the University of Newcastle (UON) will support world-class researchers to solve critical clean energy challenges through a new industry funded research centre – VTara Green Energy Technology (VGET).

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) funding success 2016

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) funding success 2016

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Associate Professor Andrew Fleming, Professor Rob Atkin, Professor Erica Wanless, Dr Stuart Prescott, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr John Holdsworth, Dr Patrick Cullen and Associate Professor Patrick Spicer have been awarded $440,000 in ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) funding commencing in 2016 for a Facility for Nanometer Scale Microscopy, Characterization, and Fabrication.

ARC Discovery Projects funding success 2016

ARC Discovery Projects funding success 2016

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber and Professor Adesoji Adesina have been awarded $320,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2016 for their research project A novel route to produce olefin feedstock for Australia.