The Research and Innovation Division provides expert advice and support to our researchers and their funding sponsors and partners. This helps ensure our research teams can deliver the excellence and impact our regions need to thrive.

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Research systems

Research systems

Visit our one-stop shop to access the information systems you need to carry out your important research.

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Professional development

We’re committed to supporting our researchers at every stage of their career.

Our development programs help researchers navigate the dynamic research and innovation system, build their capabilities, and advance their careers. We also fuel the success of innovators and entrepreneurs by connecting them to community, customers, coaching and capital.

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Supporting industry engagement

Teams across the Research and Innovation Division can help researchers improve the industry engagement and commercialisation skills, and connect them with partners to give them real-world experience solving some of today’s most pressing challenges.

Research scholarships


Tricia Martin

Event • 3 Mar 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am

Startup Stories - Tricia Martin (Virtual Intern)

Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.

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Event • 4 Mar 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

What is Research Advantage?

Join the Research Advantage team to uncover the many initiatives aimed at empowering academics at all careers levels at our University.


Event • 11 Mar 2021 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Developing Grant Applications [Schemes MRFF and TRGS]

This health specific information session will focus on developing Grant applications for the Medical Research Future Fund and Translational Research Grants Scheme.

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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.