School of Health Sciences
The School of Health Sciences excels in the teaching and learning of allied health professionals, and offers study with a strong clinical focus in the nine health professions represented within the School.
Working together to educate future health care workers in a multi-professional health care environment, our School combines groundbreaking research with strong links to the professions through clinical placements.
Wednesday, 3rd April 2013. Professor Clare Collins has a vision - seeing more families gathered around a dining table digging into a home cooked meal with more vegetables. But first we have to ditch the idea that kids wont eat the green stuff. Read more...
Read more also in the Melbourne Times Weekly
Thursday, 14th March 2013. A University of Newcastle research team, lead by Dr Tracy Burrows, is hoping to uncover the hidden world of food addiction with a new project launched this week. Volunteers are needed to help with their research. Read more...
Thursday, 14th February 2013. The University of Newcastle will today open a radiation therapy simulation laboratory - the most comprehensive in Australia - completing the three-stage education cycle for students studying this life-saving treatment. Read more...
Monday, 18th February 2013. Professor Clare Collins, alongside a team of nutritional experts, has provided a response to the new Australian Dietary Guidelines, in The Conversation. Read here...
What's happening at the University of Newcastle.
Thursday, 23rd May 2013
4 - 6pm
HAO4, Hunter Building, Callaghan Campus
All are welcome to attend the launch of the Occupational Therapy Competencies Australia (OTCA) Website: otca.net.au
RSVP by 21st May to Project Manager:
Wednesday, 1st May 2013
1 - 2pm Birabhan Room SAS-207, Callaghan Campus
The Wollotuka Institute is hosting a couple of guest speakers, Donna Murray and Larry Brandy. You may find out some interesting news for your future career or just get the chance to network with indigenous students across health programs at the university.Please come and bring your indigenous and non-indigenous friends along. Read more...
Thursday, 4th April 2013
Griffith Duncan Theatre, Callaghan Campus.
3.00pm - 4.30 pm, RSVP.
This is not your ordinary interview. This is a chance to get up close and personal with the man behind the Petrie dish. The man who swallowed the bacterium, Helicobactor pylori and won himself a Nobel prize. All welcome. RSVP and read more...
Wednesday, 21st November 2012
HB13, Hunter Building, Callaghan Campus.
2.30 - 3.30 pm, all welcome.
Presented by Professor Kwan Hoong Ng.
Professor Kwan Hoong Ng is a professor of Medical Physics in the Department of Biomedical Imaging (Radiology), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Professor Ng is an internationally recognised expert and highly experienced researcher in the field of medical imaging.