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Scholarship helps drive impact in the Pacific Islands

Scholarship helps drive impact in the Pacific Islands

Thursday, 21 September 2017

As a recipient of a 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, NIER Research Development Coordinator Justine Ulph spent two weeks in the Pacific Islands to work with counterparts at The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) - an organisation responsible for the Pacific region’s environmental protection and sustainable development.

PhD Scholarship Opportunity - Realising Resilience at Hunter Water

PhD Scholarship Opportunity - Realising Resilience at Hunter Water

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Two PhD Scholarships are available through the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle for for a research program in realising resilience at Hunter Water under the supervision of Associate Professor Graham Brewer

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.

New technology could harness carbon dioxide emissions

New technology could harness carbon dioxide emissions

Friday, 25 August 2017

Technology developed and now showcased in Australia could use carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as a resource and transform them into building products.

A clear approach to the global threat of contamination

A clear approach to the global threat of contamination

Friday, 9 June 2017

In a commitment to furthering research into the global-threat of contamination, the University of Newcastle (UON) has today unveiled a $15 million world-leading lab facility dedicated to finding better ways to assess, manage, clean up and prevent environmental contamination.

The clever electronic inks rewriting our energy future

The clever electronic inks rewriting our energy future

Monday, 15 May 2017

Australia’s position as a global leader in printed solar has surged, following the unveiling of its first printed solar demonstration site at the University of Newcastle (UON) today.

UON engineers a solution to mining waste

UON engineers a solution to mining waste

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has attracted $1 million in funding to test a new technology that will boost efficiency across the minerals processing industry by reducing the amount of valuable resources currently being lost in extraction processes.

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).