Faculty of Science

New website launch

The University’s new corporate website debuted today, along with a ‘reskin’ of other websites to reflect our new visual identity.

You can access the intranet via a top-right link from any page on the new website.

News and initiatives

Educational Innovation Grants

Congratulations to colleagues who were successful in the first round of 2015 Small Educational Innovation Grants. Applications for the second round of funding close on Thursday 27 August.

Service updates

HRSC lift out of service

The lift in the University's HR Service Centre (HRSC) at 1-3 Ross Street (K06) will be out of service from 29 June to 20 August 2015 whilst the lift is replaced. Find out more

News and notices

Our Eureka Prize finalists

Congratulations to the six teams from the Division of Natural Sciences that have been named as finalists in the prestigious Eureka Prizes, known as the Oscars of Australian science. 

Solitary Octopuses' Strong Statements

Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith has contributed to new research that shows octopuses may signal their intentions when they're about to get agressive with a fellow cephalopod.

Vale Professor Harry Messel

Professor Harry Messel AC CBE, a major force in science research, communication and education, and Head of the School of Physics for 35 years, passed away on 8 July 2015 at the age of 93. He will be remembered for his passion for physics and education, and for the pursuit of excellence that inspired generations of scientists and students.

Social media

Did you know the Faculty is on Facebook, Twitter and Yammer? We already have over 100 academics and professional staff active on our social media channels. So why not join us and stay up to date on all thats happening!

Got news?

Use the news submission form to tell us about news from your School, to share here on the Faculty intranet.

Events and dates

5 Aug

Faculty of Science Awards Night

By Invitation only.

17 Aug

Educational Innovation Grants

Deadline for round 2 Educational Innovation Grants sponsored by the DVC (Education). Please contact the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) Adam Bridgeman to submit applications, queries or request feedback.