Earth SciencesEducating the next generation of geologists

This is an edited extract of a keynote presentation originally delivered at the Tenth International Mining Geology Conference in 2017- Australia has a long tradition of providing high-quality geoscience programs to prepare graduates for entry to the workforce or undertake […]

Earth SciencesMinEx CRC launches

The Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, Zed Seselja, and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Canavan, announced $50 million of Australian Government funding for MinEx CRC. MinEx CRC is a major endeavour comprising: $50M cash from the […]

Earth SciencesWhat is the threat of a tsunami to the Sydney harbour?

You may not normally associate the NSW coastline with tsunami threats. However, using modelling, UON PhD candidate Kaya Wilson and supervisor Dr Hannah Power, are generating potential tsunami events in the Sydney Harbour and are predicting what conditions and impacts […]

Earth SciencesWhat is Earth Science?

Tom Doyle attended the University of Newcastle Central Coast open day as a representative of Earth Science. Tom’s presentation was well received by students and peers generating an interest in all facets of Earth Science. If you would like to […]

Tectonics and Earth ResourcesAnother way to look at strain

Here is another way to look at strain from PIV analysis of analogue models. After computing all the spatial derivatives of the velocity or incremental displacements field, the 2D small strain tensor can be assembled. Below I calculated the principal […]

Online CounsellingManaging Exam Anxiety Workshop

Did exam anxiety get to you last semester? You are not alone! Register below to learn some strategies and tips to get on top of Exam Anxiety. Do it now – don’t let your brain convince you to do it […]

Online CounsellingWhat is counselling about?

Curious about counselling but not quite sure what it involves or how it can help you? Navigator author, Jack Moran, shares his experiences with Counselling and applying for adverse circumstances on Navigator: “That time I went to counselling: Demystifying Adverse Circumstances” […]

Blue GreenPostdoctoral Research Associate – Position Available

Postdoctoral Research Associate Location: Neilan Laboratory of Microbial and Molecular Diversity School of Environmental and Life Sciences University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia Available for immediate start Academic Level: A Contract type: Full time. Fixed term, 1 year with opportunity […]

Tectonics and Earth ResourcesExhumation of (U)HP/LT rocks

Crustal rocks metamorphosed at ultra-high pressure (UHP) record burial to 100–150 km depths and subsequent return to the surface. Although it is well accepted that UHP rocks are formed by deep subduction of continental passive margin rocks, the mechanisms by which […]

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