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More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation

More than $1.4million awarded to investigate PFAS remediation

Thursday, 3 October 2019

The University of Newcastle has established itself as leader in PFAS remediation research, receiving more than $1.4 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for two of the four national research projects selected in Round Two of the PFAS Remediation Research Program.

A new dawn for Australian minerals

A new dawn for Australian minerals

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

A new $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence based at the University of Newcastle will make mineral processing more environmentally sustainable and do much to secure the future availability of the metals we depend on for modern living.

Unlocking answers to the energy supply system of the future

Unlocking answers to the energy supply system of the future

Thursday, 26 September 2019

An initiative has launched aimed at providing ways Australia can successfully integrate new energy technologies into the power grid.

Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture

Newcastle nanotechnologist awarded prestigious international lecture

Friday, 20 September 2019

Leading the charge in translating basic materials research into real-world products, Professor Ajayan Vinu has been awarded the highly coveted C.N. Rao Distinguished Lecture on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT) Bombay – the highest ranked university in India*.

Improving Equity in Science Degrees

Improving Equity in Science Degrees

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Academics from across Australia gathered at the University of Newcastle to discuss how to improve equity in science degrees at the 2019 Australian Council of Deans of Science Teaching and Learning Leaders Conference

Partnership to protect oceans from oil spills

Partnership to protect oceans from oil spills

Thursday, 23 May 2019

A remediation programme to protect island ecosystems from damage caused by oil pollution from World War II wrecks sunk in the Pacific Ocean has launched in Newcastle Harbour.

University welcomes Pacific Island students who will help tackle environmental problems in their region

University welcomes Pacific Island students who will help tackle environmental problems in their region

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Three Pacific Islands students are set to undertake research focusing on the environmental protection of vulnerable island and ocean ecosystems that will directly benefit their communities.

Engineer and innovator honoured for significant contributions to the field

Engineer and innovator honoured for significant contributions to the field

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Engineer and leader in the field of geotechnical rock mechanics, Associate Professor Anna Giacomini, has been honoured with a 2019 John Booker Medal for her exemplary contributions to science and engineering.