Faculty research overview
The Faculty of Business and Law strives to find solutions so business and society can work together to create sustainable enterprises and communities in the areas of: Management, Law, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Accounting, Finance and Economics.
The Faculty’s Hunter Research Foundation Centre works with industry, government and the community to provide the socio-economic evidence-base to help Hunter industries become leaders within globally-positioned, knowledge-based economies.
The Faculty’s Health Services Research Centre collaborates closely with industry, clinicians and a network of health services researchers to improve the design and management of health services with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches.
The Faculty also supports a number of cross disciplinary specialist research groups.
These groups draw researchers together from across the University, the Hunter region as well as collaborators in Australian and overseas universities.
We welcome the opportunity to pursue new and innovative research with commercial and public sector organisations. For more information about potential collaborative research opportunities, please contact the Assistant Dean Research and Engagement (Professor Kevin Lyons).
The Faculty of Business and Law is renowned for excellence in internationally relevant research.The research output of both the Newcastle Business School and the Newcastle Law School has been rated as ‘at world class’ in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), assessment of research quality. In addition, two fields of research within business, ‘Marketing’ and ‘Business Management’, have both been rated as ‘above world class’.
Our research students are given excellent opportunities to work with top level researchers in partnership with leading organisations. The expertise, professionalism and commitment to research by our staff provides an exciting and stimulating learning environment for our research students. More information on PhD and Research Masters.
PhD and Research Masters degree scholarships are available to support candidates who have an excellent academic record to undertake their research program on a full time basis.