Environmental science and management

If you have a passion for science, sustainability and want to play a part in solving the environmental problems facing our society, the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management at The University of Newcastle is for you. You'll learn to understand and combat the critical issues placing a growing strain on the earth’s natural resources such as climate change, human impacts, and the biodiversity crisis. Find scientific solutions to our current environmental

Dr Alex Callen

Postdoctoral Researcher / Research Associate / Casual Academic
School of Environmental and Life Sciences | School of Environmental and Life Sciences | School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Dr Anita Chalmers

Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Plant conservation, vegetation management, restoration ecology

Associate Professor John Clulow

Associate Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Dr Craig Evans

Senior Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

microbial species in environmental samples, Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) 

Associate Professor Troy Gaston

Associate Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Marine, coastal and estuarine ecosystem functioning and health, habitat rehabilitation, fishery productivity

Professor Matthew Hayward

Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Dr Geoff MacFarlane

Senior Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Estuarine and marine ecotoxicology

Professor Michael Mahony

Conjoint Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Environmental Science and Management, Frog Species

Dr Bonnie McBain

Senior Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Sustainability Science, Learning for sustainability, Science Teaching

Associate Professor Salim Momtaz

Associate Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Climate change adaptation, Community resource management, Development and environment in developing countries

Dr Liam Phelan

Senior Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Climate change, Complex adaptive systems, Environmental Studies

Dr Margaret Platell

Lecturer/Web Learn Tutor Env & Life Sciences
School of Environmental and Life Sciences|School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Aquatic systems, Ecological processes, Fishing and aquaculture impacts

Associate Professor Hannah Power

Associate Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

coastal environments including sandy beaches, estuaries, rocky shores, and coral reefs; coastal processes including ocean waves, tides, and currents; coastal hazards including wave overwash and tsunami; climate change impacts on coasts; geographic information systems (GIS); field experiments; numerical modelling

Dr Maria Schreider

Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Dr Danielle Verdon-Kidd

Senior Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

Climate change impact/vulnerability assessment, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Hydrology

Dr Richard Yu

Senior Lecturer
School of Environmental and Life Sciences

EDC, Endocrine disrupting chemicals, Environmental DNA (eDNA)