Research Facilities

Our researchers and students can access a wide range of technologies and purpose-built research facilities that help drive new discoveries and innovations.

Central Analytical Facilities

Central Analytical Facilities

Our Central Analytical Facilities give researchers and students access to a range of multi-disciplinary scientific equipment and services – from flow cytometry to analytical and biological mass spectrometry, electron microscopy, X-ray services, and more.

All equipment is supported by expert staff and is centrally maintained.

Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

As one of our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) includes extensive mineral, chemical and related technical laboratories.

It also features industrial-scale pilot plant workshops, large-scale demonstration units and modern office accommodation for over 300 staff, students and industry partners.

Hunter Medical Research Institute

Hunter Medical Research Institute

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) is a partnership between the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Local Health District and the community.

It helps researchers translate scientific advances into better clinical care, competitive commercial products and improved healthcare guidelines.

HMRI offers open-plan laboratory and office space along with a Clinical Trials Centre for seamless interaction with patients and study participants.

Coming soon

STEMM Facility

STEMM Facility

This state-of-the-art facility will feature adaptable research laboratories, formal and informal learning spaces, and collaboration spaces.

We are also demonstrating our commitment to environmental sustainability by targeting a world-leading green star rating through the design and build.

New medical research facility

New medical research facility

We’re investing in a new research facility designed to ensure we continue making discoveries that improve the way disease is diagnosed and treated.

Due to be operational in 2021, this important piece of research infrastructure will give biomedical and biological researchers access to modern, fit-for-purpose facilities that help us keep pace with emerging technologies, methodologies and fields of research.

The university has strict health and safety requirements and guidelines to ensure that teachers, researchers and students are protected when in our laboratories.

We also provide researchers with expert support in audits, inspections, and risk assessments.