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

Excellence in Innovation Awards

innovation awards

22nd November 2016

Newcastle Innovation hosted their annual awards ceremony at Merewether Surfhouse. The inaugural Chancellor’s Award for Innovation was presented to Dr Yolanda Surjan, from the School of Health Sciences whose research investigates the translation of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) to veterinary practice.

Virtual Reality to Help Assess Neck Pain

Neck pain study

28th October 2016

UON researchers will tap into virtual reality technology to better understand neck pain and are calling for participants in a new study. For more information contact Rutger de Zoete on 0432 218 486 or email rutger.dezoete@newcastle.edu.au.

Highlights Archive

Veterans Mental Health Program Receives Grant

veteran's mental health

14th November 2016

University of Newcastle researchers from the Centre for Resources Health and Safety, including Associate Professor Carole James from the School of Health Sciences, have successfully received a grant from the Defence Health Foundation to the value of $123, 068 over two years.

How Are Dietary Intakes Measured?

Fruit and Veg

12th October 2016

A team of UON researchers, led by Professor Clare Collins, is collaborating with national and international experts in order to improve the understanding of how dietary intake is measured and assessed amongst Australian researcher and health practitioners.


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