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.
16th May 2017
Successful female visionaries from the University of Newcastle (UON) will share their experience navigating a career in innovation at the 2017 Women in Innovation event next week. An expert panel, including Dr Yolanda Surjan, Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences and CSIRO’s Breakout Female Scientist, are set to provoke debate around ‘The Sponsorship Effect’.
9th May 2017
A PhD scholarship opportunity is available for a student to study factors contributing to low bone mass in young women, under the supervision of Dr Daphne James.
23rd May 2017
Thanks to the success of the 2017 Gastronomic Lunch, HMRI/University of Newcastle, School of Health Sciences, autism researcher Assoc Professor Alison Lane will now aim to customise the ALERT autism intervention to find those children and families most likely to benefit.
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.
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.
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.