The School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy provides world-class education for students interested in careers in Biomedical Science and Pharmacy.

School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy

The School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy provides world-class education for students interested in careers in Biomedical Science and Pharmacy. It also contributes to the medical, allied health, and nursing degrees offered by the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

The School prides itself on its reputation as one of the University's most research-intensive, as our external research income now exceeds $12m per year and we have approximately 100 graduate researchers enrolled.


Our student achievers

In 2010 the University of Newcastle introduced the 'Three Minute Thesis' competition for research higher degree candidates. Since its inception - we are proud to say that two of our research students were crowned winners in 2010 and 2011 respectively.


Beyond the Undergraduate - Scholarships

Are you interested in joining the next generation of researchers? We have a number of scholarships available to students - including summer, Honours and PhD scholarships which are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. We offer a wide variety of projects across a number of study areas.


Are you the next Dunkley Medal recipient?

The Dunkley Medal is awarded for 'Excellence in Biomedical Research' by a student graduating with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) at the University of Newcastle. It is a distinguished award presented on occasions of outstanding criteria-based achievement.


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NOTSA @ Newcastle 2016

The Neuro-OTology Society of Australia 26th Annual Meeting will be held at The University of Newcastle from 23rd – 25th September 2016. This conference will be of relevance to otologists, neurologists, audiologists, physiotherapists, scientists, as well as ENT and neurology trainees that have an interest in inner ear biology and balance disorders. This year two International Plenary Speakers, Professors Timothy Hullar from Oregon Health Sciences University and Michael Schubert from John Hopkins University will be presenting their research. The meeting is always friendly and informal. Please see here for further details.