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University of Newcastle researcher crowned SciFinder Future Leader

University of Newcastle researcher crowned SciFinder Future Leader

Friday, 18 May 2018

University of Newcastle’s Dr Siddulu Naidu Talapaneni has been awarded the title of 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leader, recognising him as an up-and-coming leader in shaping the future of scientific information and innovation.

Upper Hunter region receives bio-renewable boost

Upper Hunter region receives bio-renewable boost

Friday, 4 May 2018

A revolutionary bio-renewable energy project borne in the Hunter is one step closer to implementation following the announcement of $4.6 million in funding from the New South Wales Government to construct the Hunter Pilot Biorefinery (HPB) in Muswellbrook.

Strengthening Food Industry Innovation on the Central Coast

Strengthening Food Industry Innovation on the Central Coast

Monday, 23 April 2018

Regional Development Australia Central Coast in partnership with Central Coast Industry Connect and the University of Newcastle, will launch the Central Coast Food Innovation Region Initiative, at a Food Futures Central Coast Industry Forum this week.

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.

Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin awarded international honour

Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin awarded international honour

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin has been awarded the prestigious Antoine M. Gaudin Award, which recognises scientific or engineering contributions that further understanding of the technology of mineral processing.

University of Newcastle establishes first Doctoral Training Centre

University of Newcastle establishes first Doctoral Training Centre

Monday, 12 March 2018

The University of Newcastle has today launched its inaugural Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) focused on supporting the Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector – the Advanced METS DTC.

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.

Reaping the benefits of agricultural waste

Reaping the benefits of agricultural waste

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Australia’s $63 billion* agriculture sector stands to benefit from a revolutionary fuel technology that will convert multiple agricultural waste streams into valuable biofuel and green chemical products for the first time.