The University of Newcastle, Australia

OUR WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH

Our research drives transformative innovation and impact. Here, you’ll find passionate researchers working at the cutting edge of their fields, committed to changing lives for the better and ensuring a thriving future for all.

Our Impact

Australia's Frontier Violence
Exposed

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Concussion research proves game-changing

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Reducing methane emissions in mining

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Using the cold virus to kill cancer cells

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No. 1 ? university in Australia for industry collaboration
Top 9 ? in Australia for research income (HERDC), $108.5M in total
95% ? of our research is 'at' or 'above world standard'
450+ ? research and development partners

Funding success

We're proud to be a research-intensive university. Our world-class researchers continue to attract funding from national and international funding bodies as well as industry and community partnerships. Learn more about latest funding wins.

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Featured stories

We have a strong track record for driving discoveries across a host of research disciplines. By leveraging the unique history of our region – and our research and academic excellence – we want our university and our regions to be the ultimate test bed for innovation.

Awards and honours

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