Featured story • 11 Jul 2020
A futuristic demonstration of emerging renewable energy material – printed solar cells, is being trialled in a public setting for the first time as it nears commercial readiness.
Featured story • 9 Apr 2020
At a time when social distancing and isolation are keeping people apart, innovative teams at the University of Newcastle have come together to address a key health concern amidst the COVID-19 outbreak – the rapid production of desperately needed medical equipment.
News • 2 Oct 2019
Functional printing is an exciting new field that combines conventional printers and futuristic electronic inks to create the devices of the future. Functional printing offers the tantalising prospect of low cost solar energy generation materials and biosensors capable of replacing painful fingerprick testing for diabetes. It's also a potential lucrative lifeline for the struggling print industry.
News • 1 Oct 2019
All of science depends as a first step, on observation. But what happens if, just by looking at something, you’ve actually changed what it is?
News • 2 May 2019
Embarking on a six month Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship, Professor Paul Dastoor will reside at Cambridge’s legendary Cavendish Laboratory, where J.J Thompson discovered the electron, Chadwick discovered the neutron and Watson the structure of DNA.
News • 29 Aug 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.
News • 10 Jul 2018
The 9th annual Centre for Organic Electronics (COE) Winter School will take place between 25 and 27 July. As part of this outreach effort we bring in academics, CSIRO, IP lawyers, industry experts, and communications and media experts to deliver addresses. The mornings of Wednesday 25 July, Thursday 26 July and Friday 27 July are open to all staff.
News • 23 Mar 2018
In an historic first, under a partnership agreement with Australian-American Fulbright Commission, the University of Newcastle will officially welcome three American Fulbright Scholars this week, demonstrating the University’s commitment to enhancing international collaboration and fostering global impact.
News • 28 Aug 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.
News • 15 May 2017
Australia’s position as a global leader in printed solar has surged, following the unveiling of its first printed solar demonstration site at the University of Newcastle (UON) today.
News • 21 Jul 2016
Current University of Newcastle students had exclusive access to leading researchers and advanced equipment at the annual Winter School, held at Callaghan campus this week.
News • 15 May 2016
A breakthrough new microscope, two decades in the making, has been unveiled today, opening up a new window into the scientific world.
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