Affordable and Clean Energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy
Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.
Digging for soft soil infrastructure solutions
University of Newcastle researchers have improved conventional soft soil testing to better support new infrastructure projects, reduce project delays, and save taxpayer money.
Driving innovation in the minerals sector
Heading up a $35 million research centre is the latest achievement for Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin as he strives to innovate the resources sector.
Frontier Energy Technologies and Utilisation
The Priority Research Centre for Energy is located at the University of Newcastle's Callaghan campus. Our academics are engaged in research to develop and commercialise new innovative technologies to minimise greenhouse gas emissions.
Hydrogen Technology and Materials Group
The Hydrogen Technology and Materials Group unites applied and theoretical expertise alike of several academics from the School of Engineering at the University of Newcastle. More specifically, our expertise comprises photocatalytic hydrogen generation, design of next-generation fuel cell stacks, in
International Collaborative Centre for Carbon Futures
ICCCF is international research collaboration network developing innovative technologies for a sustainable carbon economy.
At the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER), multidisciplinary teams are driving productivity and sustainability gains through applied research focused on innovation that is delivering transformational solutions in sectors of national significance.
The Centre for Organic Electronics is focused on next generation environmentally friendly energy by developing new electronic devices at the intersection between semiconductors and plastics.
Green hydrogen feasibility study positions Port of Newcastle to drive a more diverse Hunter economy
Port of Newcastle and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group have launched a $A3 million feasibility study into the development of a green hydrogen hub at the Port that includes the backing of a $A1.5 million funding grant from ARENA, secured under its Advancing Renewables Program.
MGA Thermal wins AFR Higher Education Award for research commercialisation
National research centre opens to secure minerals for the future
The University of Newcastle has congratulated research and industry partners at today’s official opening of a $35 million Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence focussed on transforming the minerals industry and securing a low-carbon future.
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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.