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.
4th November 2017
Understand the latest techniques in the magnetic resonance field from an MR industry perspective. This innovative course is coordinated by Dr Saadallah Ramadan, senior lecturer, Medical Radiation Sciences, School of Health Sciences.
16th - 20th October
UON Nutrition Week is running from 16 – 20 of October for staff and students. We will be running activities promoting healthy eating and showing that it doesn’t have to be a chore.
A PhD Scholarship opportunity is available within the Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition at the University of Newcastle for a student to study diet quality and eating habits among young adults under the supervision of School of Health Science's Dr Melinda Hutchesson and Professor Clare Collins
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.