World-class performance in research and innovation will position us among the world's best universities in our spheres of achievement.

Research and Innovation Plan Strategic Objectives

  1. Build areas of research strength and impact, and achieve a world university ranking in the top 200.
  2. Deliver world-class innovation through collaborative engagement in research projects with industry, business and government partners in our regions and across Australia.
  3. Increase the world standing of our research through new collaborative arrangements and with first-rate international partners.
  4. Build the next generation of research leaders at the University of Newcastle.
  5. Support our staff to build success in research.