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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.

UON expands its presence in the Upper Hunter region

UON expands its presence in the Upper Hunter region

Monday, 30 October 2017

Building on a landmark partnership between the University of Newcastle (UON) and Muswellbrook Shire Council, the economic diversification of the Upper Hunter will receive a boost from today as UON establishes a physical presence in the region.

Emissions reduction technology enters new phase

Emissions reduction technology enters new phase

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has unveiled a world-first, $10.5 million demonstration facility to carry out controlled testing of an abatement technology that captures fugitive methane emissions from underground coal mining operations.

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.