The School of Health Sciences has a strong clinical focus in its teaching, producing highly employable graduates.

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.

STUDY AREAS

MRS Study AreasPhysiotherapy Study Areasoral health

Recent Highlights

PhD Scholarship - HAMI Study: Hamstring and Adductor Myotendinous Injury Risk Factors in Basketball

11th August 2017
A PhD scholarship is available for a student to investigate a musculoskeletal modeling study for myotendinous injuries in basketball players under the supervision of Dr Suzi Edwards and others.

White coffee and meringues - Prof Clare Collins on the foamy science of proteins

12th July 2017
What makes white coffee so foamy and delicious? What gives that delightful crunch when you bite into a perfect meringue? Scientifically speaking they're both made of the same stuff, protein.  School of Health Sciences, Professor Clare Collins, takes us on a journey to find the perfect foam for coffee and the prime meringue making conditions. There is science behind our recipes and with these tips you will do better. Dr Karl and Prof Collins are here to help.

New app-roach to carbs for pregnant women

29th June 2017
A new nutrition study by School of Health Sciences PhD Student, Hannah Brown, is aiming to help pregnant women beat confusion related to how much carbohydrate they should eat.

Highlights Archive


Diversity of research

Diversity of Research

The School of Health Sciences has undergone substantial development in the area of research in recent years, and continues to pursue a promising future. Our world class researchers are achieving some exceptional results.


Facilities

World-Class Facilities

The School of Health Sciences has specialised teaching laboratories for programs at both the Newcastle and Central Coast campuses. Students learn and refine their practical skills required for professional practice in these laboratories prior to undertaking clinical or other professional placements.



Teaching Clinics

Teaching Clinics

Our staff strike a balance between advancing the professional research profile of their respective areas and working together to educate future health care workers in a multi-professional health care environment. We have two teaching clinics, an oral health clinic and a podiatry clinic, giving students the opportunity to practice their skills and get real-world experience under the guidance of our highly skilled teaching staff.

About the School / Health Sciences / Schools / The University of Newcastle, Australia

About the School / Health Sciences / Schools / The University of Newcastle, Australia