The University of Newcastle, Australia

PhD or Research Masters degree

Studying at the University of Newcastle will connect you with the top tier of researchers, opening up incredible opportunities to advance your career, pursue breakthrough discoveries and solve the world’s most formidable problems.

Research supervision

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

Institutes and Centres

Upcoming dates

  • 10 Apr Good Friday
  • 11 Apr Easter Saturday
  • 12 Apr Easter Sunday
  • 13 Apr Semester 1 - Recess
  • 13 Apr Easter Monday
  • 25 Apr ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • 27 Apr Semester 1 - Resumes
  • 05 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 08 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
  • 09 Jun Semester 1 - Examinations
  • 03 Jul Semester 1 - Results released
  • 05 Jul Semester 2 - Postgraduate applications close
  • 20 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 31 Jul Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 14 Aug Semester 2 - Census date
  • 28 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 05 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 12 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 30 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 02 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 27 Nov Semester 2 - Results released

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Research students in action

From the impact of antidepressants on our bones, to addressing negative biases against girls in sport, Three minute thesis showcases the breadth and depth of innovative research being carried out by some of The University of Newcastle’s rising stars.

Meet our research students