School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

At the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences we are leaders in our field, nationally and internationally. We ensure that our graduates have real world skills to tackle current and future global challenges. Our students have access to rare specialist equipment and techniques, and opportunities to acquire practical and application-based learning through fieldwork. Our academic staff are committed to designing educational experiences that are engaging, challenging and relevant. Our degrees are taught by staff at the forefront of their fields of research, and this shines through in the quality of our graduates.


Bruce Thom

The guest speaker at the 2015 Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture, held on 1 May, was Professor Bruce Thom, Member, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists and Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences at UOW.  Bruce’s guest talk title was “Healthy environments and productive economy – a challenge for the future of Australia”.
Download Professor's biography and talk abstract [PDF].
UOW Media Release "Call to Integrate Regional Environment Strategies".

The Mike Morwood Memorial Website

A dedicated website has been developed and will be used as a memorial to Mike and the legacy he has left. Visit Mike's memorial website.