Researcher resources

Research Services is committed to providing high quality and strategic support to our researchers and to maintaining the University's reputation as one of the top Research Universities in Australia.

Researcher Resources is a place for current researchers to find information on research funding opportunities, research performance data, scientific support services, research systems and ethics and compliance procedures for research projects.

If you have any questions about any of the information on this site or would like to make a suggestion regarding content, please feel free to contact Research Services via email or phone +61 2 4921 7733.

Grants, Funding and AwardsGrants, Funding and Awards

Browse funding opportunities and grants from major funding bodies including the ARC and NHMRC. Get help submitting your grant application, establishing a successful grant or managing your active grants.

Policies, Procedures and CodesPolicies, Procedures and Codes

Browse external research codes of conduct and University policies and procedures governing the conduct of research projects at the University of Newcastle.

Research Ethics and Integrity

View policies, procedures and legislation governing human research ethics and animal ethics; and the welfare of animals used for research and teaching purposes.

Download application forms or access e-forms for your ethics application. Access information and apply for the Research Animals Training Scheme (RATS).

Research SupervisionResearch Supervision

Information for research supervisors to help develop an understanding of student needs and supervisory expectations and responsibilities.

Research Performance

The Research Performance and Systems Unit are responsible for the collection and reporting of research income and research publication data for the HERDC; preparing the ERA submission for the University; and data analysis and benchmarking on the research output of the University

In this section you can browse research statistics for the University, including ERA data

Research systems

Research Systems


This section provides information on and links to IT systems used by researchers in the application for and management of research projects.

Researcher ProfilesResearcher Profiles

Find out how to set up your Researcher Profile and what information will go into your profile.

Scientific Support Services

Scientific Support Services provides information on central research support facilities: the Animal Services Unit; Analytical and Biomolecular Research Facility (ABRF); Electron Microscope and X-Ray Unit (EMX); and Research Computing Services. A  Research Technology Catalogue can also be found here.

From this section, you can place orders for animals for research purposes, book equipment in the ABRF and EMX units or browse technology resources for research.

library-support.jpgLibrary Support for Researchers

The Library provides a range of specialist research services and resources to support the discovery, use and management of information.

These include specialist assistance with literature searches, online information and bibliometrics, assistance with systematic reviews.