Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources
Research Roadmaps identify and define capabilities and essential actions necessary to position the University as a major enabler of innovation by delivering scientific and technological advances to benefit key industry sectors.
Each Research Roadmap offers:
- Strategic direction on how to lead and guide capacity building initiatives that will support industry as well as regional communities
- A framework from which researchers and businesses can align and coordinate their efforts to increase and realise impact
- A process to identify workforce needs and priorities to enhance career pathways for graduates and postgraduates
This Roadmap describes the partnership between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and University and launches a research plan as the first step to deliver co-operative and sustainable solutions to complex challenges faced by Pacific island people in critical areas of environmental need and national priority.
Food and Agribusiness Roadmap
Food producers, manufacturers and farmers are under increasing pressure to reconcile a number of complex and competing challenges around quality and efficiency, health and environmental sustainability and food security.
Water Research Roadmap
This Roadmap identifies the guiding principles and priority actions necessary to support a quality, sustainable water supply into the future and how the sector can adapt and respond to current and future uncertainties in order to meet current and future water needs, sustain healthy communities, support the regional economic prosperity and protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity values.