Researching real issues
The EDC has surpervised many postgraduate students through the course of its history. Our students find having close links to industrial partners gives their work more meaning and makes it more enjoyable. Not to mention looking more impressive on their CV!
Postgraduate students are a vital part of the EDC and are fully involved in all research activities. As an EDC postgraduate you will be expected to work at a high level and produce world class research that will be published in the most prestigeous journals
Study with the EDC exclusively involves research, most commonly leading to the award of a PhD. If you are interested in study at the EDC contact us to discuss it. General details on postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle can be found on the postgraduate website
The EDC forms the core for another postgraduate course, the MSc in Major Project Management and associated Research Network.
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Highlight for April 2008
Strategic planning for sustainability requires complex systems to be modelled.
Because of this complexity, it is unrealistic to develop new and comprehensive models for each of the numerous possible situations likely to be encountered. Many models already exist ...
About the Events Diary
The EDC often hosts, arranges or is associated with a wide variety of seminars related to its activities.
These seminars (often in association with an engineering institute) are always open to students and staff at the university and often to the public.
Upcoming events will be listed on this website in the future. Please check back from time to time for updates.