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 eleven 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.
6th September 2016
Early Career Research (ECR) Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarship in Advancing Occupational Health and Safety Management under the supervision of Dr Manikam Pillay.
This research aims to investigate advanced OHS management through one of the following areas: Accident causation; prevention and management; Organisation safety behaviour; Organisational safety culture, High reliability theory or Resilience Engineering.
Bliss Cavanagh is a PhD Candidate in the School of Health Sciences who's been seleced as a Young Social Pioneer by the Foundation of Young Australians.
2nd August 2016
Associate Professor Coralie English of the School of Health Sciences is leading a team of UON researchers who are investigating the health effects of a sedentary lifestyle on stroke patients.
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.