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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.

Electric partnership powers energy innovation

Electric partnership powers energy innovation

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

With Australia’s energy crisis dominating news headlines, a powerful new industry-research collaboration is signaling the emergence of a new renewable energy market – organic printed solar.

‘Water from thin air’ recognised for industry innovation

‘Water from thin air’ recognised for industry innovation

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi has been recognised for innovation in the water industry, receiving a Hunter Water Night of Innovation Gala award for his ‘water from thin air’ project.

Nanotechnologist honoured with CRSI Medal

Nanotechnologist honoured with CRSI Medal

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Globally-acclaimed material scientist and Australia’s leading nanotechnologist, Professor Ajayan Vinu will be recognised with the prestigious Council of the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) medal.