The UoN’s first ARC Industrial transformation Hub was launched at NIER on 16 November 2015. The ARC Research Hub for Advanced technologies for Australian Iron Ore is jointly funded by a $3.2 million grant from the ARC and a further $3 million from industry funds. The Iron Ore Hub is led by Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin.
L-R Dr Alan Broadfoot, NIER Director. Ms Leanne Harvey, ARC Executive General Manager. Laureate Prof Kevin Galvin, Hub Director. Mr Paul Jeans, UoN Chancellor. The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Science. Prof Caroline McMillian, UoN Vice Chancellor. Prof Kevin Hall, UoN Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research & Innovation.