Posts for November 2018

Online CounsellingThe end of another year

Today is the final day of the exam period, and many of you will have either already finished for the year or be finishing up in the coming weeks. Congratulations on making it to the end another year! Now can […]

Tectonics and Earth ResourcesNew paper on subduction initiation

Can subduction be initiated at a transform fault? The short answer is probably not. The not so short answers are below and in the linked paper.   Initiation of Subduction Along Oceanic Transform Faults: Insights From Three-Dimensional Analog Modeling Experiments […]

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Fabrics of Climate ChangeCook Island – Part II

Aren’t these images spectacular?  If you are an undergraduate student and these images of Silvia’s research in the Cooks Islands keep watch! Silvia will be running a field trip in 2019 to the Cook Islands. Cook Islands – Part I […]

Fabrics of Climate ChangeCook Islands – Part I

For a couple of weeks during October, Silvia Frisia, Andrea Borsato and PhD candidate Mohammad Ali Faraji traveled to The Cook Islands. Just take a look at some of the beautiful places they went to during this research trip below. […]

Solutions in EngineeringInnovyz Commercialisation Program

The large-scale manufacturing of P-MSF has been accepted into the Innovyz Commercialisation Program. Innovyz is “dedicated to accelerating adoption of ideas important to the lives of many people. We do this by creating and delivering the most effective collaborative processes […]

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 […]

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