The University of Newcastle, Australia


Professor Robert Melchers

News • 26 Aug 2020

Predicting the lifespan of metallic left-overs in the ocean

Steel pipes, sunken ships, discarded weaponry and other decommissioned infrastructure corroding on the ocean floor are the subject of a new research project at the University of Newcastle.

HDR Poster Prize

News • 15 Nov 2018

2018 HDR Poster Prize Winners

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.

Australian Research Council (ARC)

News • 5 Nov 2015

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) funding success 2016

Associate Professor Andrew Fleming, Professor Rob Atkin, Professor Erica Wanless, Dr Stuart Prescott, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr John Holdsworth, Dr Patrick Cullen and Associate Professor Patrick Spicer have been awarded $440,000 in ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) funding commencing in 2016 for a Facility for Nanometer Scale Microscopy, Characterization, and Fabrication.

Australian Research Council (ARC)

News • 4 Nov 2015

ARC Discovery Projects funding success

Professor Mark Stewart has been awarded $780,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2016 for his research project Risk-Based Decision-Making for Terrorism and Infrastructure Security.

Mark Stewart

News • 30 Oct 2015

UON awarded $8 million ARC funding

The University of Newcastle (UON) has attracted more than $8 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to support innovative research projects including a study aimed at optimising global anti-terror security measures.

ICPS3 Conference Logo

News • 30 Jan 2015

UON to host international conference on protective structures

The University of Newcastle will host the 3rd International Conference on Protective Structures at Crowne Plaza Newcastle from February 3 to 6.