The University of Newcastle, Australia

Global leadership in research

We have a global reputation for research excellence and we seek to build on this reputation every day. Our track record of success is centred on our research strengths, engagement with industry and partnering with outstanding international universities.

Our researchers work in partnership with industry and research groups across the world to strengthen the quality and depth of impact we make in life-changing research and innovation. These efforts are recognised by Innovation Connections, which currently ranks us number one in Australia for industry collaboration.

Research excellence by numbers


No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration
300+ ? industry partners
45% of publications include international co-authors


Top 9 ? in Australia for research income (HERDC), $100.8M in total
$100.8m ? in research income last year
$34m ? from industry and other income


95% ? of our research is 'at' or 'above world standard'
44 patent families in place
Founding partner ? in one of Australia's biggest acquisitions