Research

The University has a strong international reputation in innovative research. Much of this is in areas contributing to sustainability in energy, biodiversity, and the environment. A full list of all of the University's research centres is available at the Research website.

The University's key research centres and groups in environmental sustainability are shown below.

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Tom Farrell Institute for the Environment

Meeting the environmental challenges of the future
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Priority Research Centre for Energy

Developing technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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Priority Research Centre for Organic Electronics

Focusing on the scientific challenges in the development of organic photovoltaics
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Centre for Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration

Bringing together all University groups active in ecology
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Other research groups

Sustainability research in particular discipline areas
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Enterprise Connect Clean Energy Centre

Our joint venture
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Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

Supporting innovative research across the spectrum of sustainable energy issues
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Centre for Climate Impact Management

Addressing key issues of climate change and water availability
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Centre for Urban and Regional Studies

Investigating the transformation of urban and regional geographies
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Research partnerships

The University of Newcastle in partnership with other universities and organisations
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