China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has just released some remarkable data on the addition of new electric generating capacity in 2013. China’s electric power system has been growing at a tremendous rate to keep up with the country’s breakneck expansion of its manufacturing industry over the past decade.
Citizen scientists will use a novel mobile phone application as part of an initiative of the Wildlife Biodiversity Co-operative Research Centre Bid, a consortium of 40 institutions led by the University of Newcastle, to help reintroduce lost predators in Australia. “Re-establishing lost carnivores has been undertaken in several regions internationally, for example the return of […]
The Hunter Innovation Scorecard, an RDA Hunter initiative launched today, measures the region’s innovation footprint and promotes its innovative capability in research and development, education and various industry sectors. Read University of Newcastle Chancellor Paul Jeans’ address to the launch on why the Hunter is Australia’s most innovative region.
10,000 hours, 30 researchers, 10 art sites, 5 disciplines, 1 city street and a FREE STREET PARTY this Friday from 5pm. Hear the story behind the University’s involvement in the contemporary art project that has Newcastle buzzing.
The tale of Newcastle’s oldest street includes convict gangs and bearded ladies pouring beers and these stories, along with those of local filmmakers, will light up the walls of Watt Street when City Evolutions launches next month. The project is a landmark contemporary art project and features a series of light installations using cutting edge interactive technology developed by students at the University of Newcastle.
How would you like technology to help you maintain a healthy weight management plan for your family? University of Newcastle researchers are inviting parents with children aged 4-18 years to get involved and have their say about what they want from a healthy lifestyle program designed specifically for families.
The achievements of five University of Newcastle researchers in translating knowledge, technology and scientific endeavour into successful commercial ventures will be celebrated today at the annual Newcastle Innovation awards.