Our researchers deliver solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges...

Our research has a global focus

Ranked in the top 3 per cent of the world’s universities*, we are achieving research outcomes and excellence that registers on the global stage through collaboration with both research peers, industry and the community. * Times Higher Education World University rankings 2013 and QS World University Rankings 2013.

Global connections

From NSW Scientist of the Year to a Laureate Professor, our researchers challenge standard practice and deliver world-class outcomes.

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Solutions for industry Associate Professor Tristan Perez

With research strengths that include health and medical, engineering, and energy and resources, we tailor our approach to meet our industry partners’ needs.

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Impact in the community Paul Dastoor

Our communities are at the heart of our research solutions. We measure success by the impact our research has on improving people’s lives, health and the environment.

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Our researchers are leaders in their fields. Our research is outcome driven.

We are a research-intensive institution with an exceptional record of achievement. Our researchers collaborate with peers internationally, addressing issues that have far-reaching impact. With leaders in fields such as medical research, engineering and energy and the environment, we push the boundaries to develop outcomes that have global significance. Meet our researchers

We collaborate with industry.
We're solutions focused and we listen.

The University of Newcastle understands the importance of collaboration. We pride ourselves on strong industry partnerships that offer real solutions for businesses both locally and internationally. Quite simply, it’s about turning research into commercial value. Meet our researchers collaborating with industry

Delivering solutions for the
community - and the world.

Our research is grounded by real-world solutions that can be seen in our own communities. From developing programs that tackle obesity, to effective energy capture keeping council pools warm year-round - the fundamentals not only benefit our local communities, but can be equally applied on a world scale. Meet our researchers achieving real outcomes for the community

Institutes and centres
of excellence

Success in research that has significant impact on society and produces economic growth comes from collaborative ventures. We recognise that this can be achieved via multi-disciplinary collaboration with our research institutes as well as through commercialisation. Learn more about how our industry partnerships are translating knowledge into value