HRF Centre engages at the interface between community and industry, providing the evidence-base to support decisions, which can stimulate innovation and support economic transformation. The HRF Centre supports the University's strategic priority of building quality research outcomes that demonstrate impact. It specifically focuses on shaping regional development strategies for global challenges.

Using economics as a planning tool, the Centre’s focus is providing rigorous, independent research and analysis, which helps to build economic and social strength in cities and regions.

The multi-disciplinary HRF Centre provides socio-economic research, analysis and innovation across key sectors.

Contact Dr Anthea Bill to find out more about our research capabilities and partnering on your next research project.