Research achievements

The Faculty is growing its international reputation in research performance.

We are proud to host four externally funded Fellowships and Chairs and have its researchers recognised by learned academics and other measures of peer esteem.

We have placed a deliberate focus on building teams to escalate research intensity and build excellence and practical research outcomes. The research teams in the Faculty are clustered into Priority Research Centres, centres, networks, and groups.

Our critical mass of research excellence centres around the following:

The Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition is a leading example of interdisciplinary collaboration with the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

Top 150 ? in the world - Education
Top 150 ? in the world - Sociology
ERA 4 ? above world standard for Historical Research studies

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.