The Faculty of Health 2012 Staff Awards
The Faculty of Health 2012 Staff Awards were held on Wednesday, 7th of November. The evening was a great success and congratulations to the School of Health Sciences staff who were presented their awards for excellence:
- Teaching and Learning Staff Excellence:
Mr Jeff Marley
- Casual Academic Staff Excellence:
Dr Belinda Neve
- International Collaborations Staff Excellence:
Mr John Tessier
- Indigenous Collaborations Staff Excellence:
A/Professor Fiona Blinkhorn
- Professional Staff Excellence:
Mr Philip Jacobson
- This year we also celebrated our staff who have attained 15 and 25 year awards of service:
- 15 Year Service Awards:
Ms Anna Bukey, A/Professor Shane Dempsey and A/Professor Helen Warren-Forward
- 25 Year Service Awards:
Ms Valerie Nie
Wednesday, 22nd August 2012. A globally recognised leader in online weight loss programs will this week challenge a Newcastle audience to judge whether traditional face-to-face programs are 'old hat'.
Wednesday, 1st August 2012. University of Newcastle researchers are calling for young women to help develop a new weight loss program designed specifically for them.
Wednesday, 27th June 2012. Congratulations to the following SHS staff who have been promoted to Associate Professor, effective 1 July 2012, in the recent Faculty and University promotions round:
- Associate Professor Shane Dempsey
- Associate Professor Surinder Baines.
Monday, 25th June 2012. Why not tuck into a kit-kat as our Professor Clare Collins dispels the myth that chocolate causes acne.
Wednesday, 20th June 2012. A $400,000 refurbishment of a food science laboratory at the University of Newcastle is complete, offering students a first-class training facility that mimics the professional environment of an industrial kitchen.
ABC News Article:
New food lab unveiled at Newcastle Uni
Program Convenor, Dr Lesley MacDonald-Wicks says the revamp and technology update means students can learn the necessary skills in an industrial kitchen.
Thursday, 15th March 2012. A University of Newcastle study has identified a major diet dilemma for pregnant women and those trying to conceive - avoiding potentially risky foods while maintaining an adequate nutrient intake.
Herald Sun Article:
Bacteria battle sends mixed messages to mothers
Friday, 23rd March 2012. Pregnant women are so paranoid about contracting a potentially dangerous bacteria they exclude entire food groups, and their bodies and babies may miss out on vital nutrients.
Monday, 23rd January 2012. In an Australian first, a virtual radiotherapy treatment room will be used to train student radiation therapists.
Friday, 2nd December 2011. Congratulations to the following SHS staff who have been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the recent Faculty of Health Academic Promotions round:
- Dr Naomi Findlay
- Dr Lesley MacDonald-Wicks
- Mr Peter Osmotherly
Wednesday, 31st August 2011. A $2 million state-of-the-art podiatry clinic was officially opened today, significantly boosting services for the Central Coast community.
Wednesday 24 August 2011. Central Coast community members are being encouraged to brush up on their oral hygiene by visiting the University of Newcastle’s Oral Health Clinic during Oral Health Month.
Thursday, 7th July 2011. Lecturers and students from the University of Newcastle have volunteered their expertise to tend to the medical needs of orphans and children in West Timor.
Monday, 4th July 2011. Seven Univsersity of Newcastle academics have been awarded prestigious national citations for having a positive impact on the learning experience of their students.
Tuesday, 31st May 2011. A University of Newcastle researcher has won a prestigious award for her research on a web-based weight loss program.