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.
Featured research services
Grants and funding
We help our researchers identify, apply for and manage their research grants.
Research that is conducted with or about people, their data or tissues must receive human ethics approval.
Any research or teaching activity that involves the use of animals must receive approval from our independent animal ethics committee.
We coordinate institutional research reporting and provide insights that can help teams better understand and improve their research performance.
We help ensure all research carried out at the University of Newcastle complies with university policies, state and federal legislation, and best-practice codes.
Research activities can come with health and safety risks. We can help you mitigate those risks to support a safe work environment for all.
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.
Research Advantage connects researchers to development opportunities that support their ongoing success.
Integrated Innovation Network (I2N)
I2N helps researchers make valuable connections, build their entrepreneurial skills and create new businesses.
Engagement and impact toolkit
We provide tools and resources to help researchers boos their engagement and impact know-how.
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.
Event • 3 Mar 2021 from 8:00am - 9:00am
Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.
Event • 4 Mar 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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
This health specific information session will focus on developing Grant applications for the Medical Research Future Fund and Translational Research Grants Scheme.
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.