Faculty of Science

Stand up for better health

Read more about research into the health consequences of prolonged sitting, and find out more about services available to support your ongoing health and wellbeing.

News and initiatives

New University website launch

You will notice some changes to the University website from the end of this week to improve how we communicate with important stakeholders and enhance the University’s reputation more broadly.

Service updates

HRSC lift upgrade

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.

Have your say on the future of science in Australia

The Australian Government has released a new consultation paper on a long term strategy for boosting Australia's capability in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Feedback on this paper is invited from the education sector and we would encourage everyone to take part in the consultation.

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.