Skip to main content

Research and Innovation

Research and Innovation

Play your part in advancing knowledge and tackling global issues.

Enjoy a culture of creativity and innovation

Join us to push the boundaries of global knowledge.

As a postgraduate research student, you could help find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Lend your passion, drive and talents to help realise our vision: to be a world-leading university.

Newcastle is internationally recognised as leading in many areas – including data, energy, ageing, creative arts and sustainable cities.

Enjoy a culture of innovation 

At Newcastle, you’re not just a doctoral student but a valued researcher. As such, you can enjoy access to world-class centres and facilities.

You’ll also benefit from a culture of innovation.

We take a pioneering approach to research in many areas through business and government partnerships.

These collaborations with organisations outside of academia help us increase our real-world impact.

National Innovation Centres

We host the National Innovation Centre for Ageing, whose mission is to improve older people’s quality of life.

It brings together scientists, industry, healthcare professionals and the public to collaborate on solutions.

Newcastle University also houses the National Innovation Centre for Data, linking talent from academia, industry and the public sector.

By delivering data insights and skills into UK businesses, we increase their competitiveness and drive growth.

Lend your passion, drive and talents to help realise our vision: to be a world-leading university.