Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute
Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute (NewRIIS) will deliver postgraduate programmes developed, monitored and awarded solely by Newcastle University in UK. NewRIIS is a fully owned subsidiary of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (also known as Newcastle University).
The postgraduate degrees to be delivered via NewRIIS are research-informed. We aim to match the research interests of candidates, industry and faculty. We provide a unique blend of academic excellence, real-world relevance and the global reputation of Newcastle University. “Research & Innovation”, therefore, is the soul of the entity.
NewRIIS occupies an 11,000 sq ft. unit at the Devan Nair Institute. The Research & Innovation Institute is expected to house up to a hundred students in the 2 classrooms, open-plan research area, 4 laboratories (computer labs and simulation labs), a visualization suite, meeting / seminar room facilities, and office administrative area.
There are 2 lecture-styled classrooms, each with a capacity of 50.
Classroom 1 has an area of 86sqm, fitted with audio-visual equipment, network and wifi-enabled. It has a capacity of 50 seats.
Classroom 2 has an area of 75sqm, fitted with audio-visual equipment, network and wifi-enabled. It has a capacity of 50 seats.
There are 4 labs, 2 computer labs and 2 energy labs to facilitate simulation and support research activities.
Computer Lab 1 with PCs installed and seating capacity of 14. It has a floor area of 53sqm.
Computer Lab 2 with PCs installed and seating capacity of 12. It has a floor area of 54sqm.
Energy Lab 1 has a seating capacity of 6 and a floor area of 53 sqm.
Energy Lab 2 has a seating capacity of 6 and a floor area of 53sqm.
Visualisation Suite with Microsoft Surface Hub and TV screens.
The Visualisation Suite has a floor area of 28sqm and seating capacity of 10.
Open Study Area
NewRIIS is also well equipped with various study booths, presentation booths, and open plan area to encourage an open minded approach to study and research.