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.
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.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Outstanding contributions to science have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science, with 18 of Australia’s leading scientists and future stars receiving prestigious 2018 honorific awards.
Thursday, 5 November 2015
Professor Graeme Murch, Professor Irina Belova, Professor Dr Andreas Meyer and Professor Zi-Kui Liu have been awarded $325,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2016 for their research project Investigation of Thermotransport in Liquid Metal Alloys.
Wednesday, 4 November 2015
Associate Professor Olivier Buzzi, Professor John Carter, Dr Anna Giacomini, Professor Dr Stephen Fityus and Professor Oldrich Hungrhave been awarded $460,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2016 for their research project Fragmentation of rocks upon impact.
Tuesday, 3 November 2015
Dr James Hambleton has been awarded $350,000 in ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) funding commencing in 2016 for his research project Innovating earthmoving mechanics for next-generation infrastructure.
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Eminent University of Newcastle (UON) geotechnicalengineer, Laureate Professor Scott Sloan, has been named the 2015 New South Wales' Scientist of the Year this evening at the inaugural NSW Premier's Prizes for Science and Engineering.
Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The University of Newcastle is delighted to announce geotechnical engineer Laureate Professor Scott Sloan has been elected to The Royal Society, a fellowship of the world's most eminent scientific minds. This scientific academy is the oldest in continuous existence and includes luminaries such as Sir Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.