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Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 2017
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private for-profit
    • Category:
    • Research institutes
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Tropical
    • Location:
    • 80 Jurong East Street 21#05-04, Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability, Singapore, 567739
    • Phone:
    • +6565140568
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of 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.

Academic Highlights

NewRIIS delivers a range of events and activities including postgraduate and CPD training programmes, masterclasses and workshops on a variety of subjects.  NewRIIS also builds on Newcastle University’s established and excellent global research reputation. The University performs high-quality research across a wide range of disciplines and locations. Areas of particular focus for NewRIIS will include: Energy and Sustainability; Smart Grids, Process Safety, Marine Technology; Data Visualisation and others.

Life in Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute

Located at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability in Jurong East, NewRIIS houses four research laboratories, a visualization suite, two 50-seat classrooms, open-plan research areas and seminar facilities.

School Ranking

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best.


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