Led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Professor Janet Nelson, we cultivate the University's strong and vibrant research culture.
We attract, train and support researchers and partner with industry to solve real-world problems.
We are reshaping our division with an increased focus on research development and innovation activities to deliver on the Strategic Plan.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation)
Office - DVC (Research and Innovation)
Professor Nelson has international experience across the academic, government, not-for-profit and industry sectors. She has a keen focus on building and supporting multidisciplinary teams and growing research enterprise.
- (02) 4921 5441
Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources
NIER is one of our universities flagship research and innovation institutes. Learn more about is achievements and plans to help create a more sustainable future for our regions and our world.
- (02) 4033 9000
Director, Research and Innovation
Research and Innovation Services
Research and Innovation Services provides expert advice and support to our researchers and their partners. The team includes Research Grants, Research Ethics, Research Performance, Central Analytical Facilities, Research Integrity, and Animal Services.
- (02) 4921 5300
Dean of Graduate Research
Graduate research is the university team responsible for the administration, support and development of higher degree by research (HDR) candidature, from application to thesis examination.
- (02) 4921 6007
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.