Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources
We are renowned for our commitment to collaborative research, multidisciplinary innovation and the transformation of new knowledge to improve social, economic and environmental outcomes.
Through our affiliated initiatives, we have expanded our research agenda to include a Pacific Node located in Samoa and the NSW Energy and Resources Knowledge Hub along with other key initiatives to tackle critical challenges beyond energy and resources, to food, agribusiness and water.
Doctoral Training Centres (DTC) bring postgraduate students, academics and industry together to create new knowledge and drive better solutions across a variety of globally important sectors, with an emphasis on industry-embedded experience and transferable skills training.
In collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) a dedicated Pacific Node has been established, providing a supporting framework for critical environmental research supporting regional sustainability priorities.
The NSW Energy and Resources Knowledge Hub is supporting strong links between industry, research organisations and government to drive innovation and growth for Australia’s energy and resources sector.
An initiative of the NSW Energy and Resources Knowledge Hub and located at NIER, the Innovation Launchpad supports small to medium businesses to work with the University’s world-class researchers to test, pilot and demonstrate new products and technologies in order to scale up and potentially commercialise ideas.
UON Upper Hunter supports the area’s diversification goals of becoming an innovation intensive region by providing a flexible framework for students to access opportunities to develop applied research skills and enhance employment opportunities across a wide range of industries, whilst providing a supporting platform for existing research excellence and innovation.
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.