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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.

Work starts on world-class biorefinery for the Hunter

Work starts on world-class biorefinery for the Hunter

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Work has started on the first bio-renewables research facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere which will put the Hunter region on the map as a national hub for bio-renewables research, development and commercialisation.

2018 HDR Poster Prize Winners

2018 HDR Poster Prize Winners

Thursday, 15 November 2018

On the 24th of October the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment held a very successful Postgraduate Research Poster Prize competition with 59 students showcasing their research via the presentation of a poster.

Innovation Launchpad to drive energy and resources startups

Innovation Launchpad to drive energy and resources startups

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Businesses and startups in energy and resources will reap the benefit of world class research with the launch of a new research centre in Newcastle.

Excellence in chemical engineering solutions

Excellence in chemical engineering solutions

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi has been recognised for the application of ingenuity and technical knowledge in developing practical solutions to industry problems or opportunities; receiving the prestigious ExxonMobil Award of Excellence in Chemical Engineering.

New agreement offers safety research opportunities for students

New agreement offers safety research opportunities for students

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

SafeWork NSW’s Centre for Work Health and Safety and the University of Newcastle have committed to working together to develop work health and safety research expertise in Australia.