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.
Thursday, 6 June 2013. Ethical and environmental considerations are often the prompt for adopting a meat-free diet. But better health may also push some towards vegetarianism, with a new study showing vegetarians have a lower risk of premature death than their meat-eating counterparts.
See also: Opinion article published in The Conversation written by Associate Professor Surinder Baines, Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Thursday, 23 May 2013. An innovative and flexible student-centred website, the first of its kind in the world for occupational therapy students, will be launched at the University of Newcastle today, Thursday 23 May. Read more...
Friday, 10th May 2013. University of Newcastle researchers are asking new mums to reflect on their pregnancy and post-birth experience to help researchers design a health lifestyle program for other mothers-to-be.. Read more...
Friday, 3rd May 2013. Major weight loss certainly sounds like a good plan if you're overweight or obese and serious about improving your health. But the reality is it's incredibly difficult to lose 30kg, and even if you do, it's even harder to keep off in the long term. Read more...
Read full article in The Conversation
What's happening at the University of Newcastle.
The promise of stem cells in the treatment of chronic lung diseases: is it all just hot air?
Wednesday, 26th June 2013
6.15pm, Newcastle Museum, Honeysuckle
RSVP: Monday, 24th June
You are invited to attend a new Professor talk given by Professor Darryl Knight, Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy.
For details and to RSVP: See Invitation...
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...