Turning the tide on mineral extraction
The School of Engineering is a research intensive school with expertise in a wide range of disciplines, and ensures students are exposed to world-class thinking
The School of Engineering is a strong research intensive school with expertise in a wide range of disciplines. Our research focus ensures that students are exposed to cutting edge, world-class thinking and are taught by staff that are at the forefront of developments in their chosen field.
Many of our staff are internationally recognised for their contributions to engineering and technology and are leaders in their field. They play an active role in the development of their research areas, information exchange and international standards and contribute to some of the most prestigious academic journals around the world.
The School is closely linked with industry through scholarships, collaborative research, professional consulting and involvement with national and international professional bodies. A number of truly pioneering inventions have been developed within the School, which have been patented and commercialised. The following are a selection of our innovations:
The School of Engineering is proud to be recognised as one of the top Engineering Schools in Australia, and is keen to continue and enhance its enviable research track record for the benefit of all of its stakeholders including our students, industry and the community.
Research capabilities within the School:
Australian Research Centres (ARC) Centre of Excellence:
Australian Research Centres (ARC):
UON Global Centres:
Priority Research Centres:
University Research Centres:
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.