The School of Health Sciences research component is rapidly growing with a focus on collaborative research.

School 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.

A large proportion of our staff are research active, and achieving some exceptional results.

Research Highlights

Listed below are the latest research projects conducted by our staff.

UON Teams to Accelerate Their Research Into Practice


22nd September, 2016

Three University of Newcastle Teams will successfully test their research and ideas with the CSIRO's On Prime Pre-accelerator program.  This includes Dr Yolanda Surjan's team project - BrachVet: from Human to Horse.

Mental Health Journey A Sensory Experience

bliss cavanagh

11th August 2016

Bliss Cavanagh is a PhD Candidate in the School of Health Sciences who's been selected as a Young Social Pioneer by the Foundation for Young Australians.

PhD and Research Masters

PhD and Research Masters

Our school is committed to ongoing support of research degree candidates. We provide a high standard of research supervision in addition to material resources including financial support, laptop computers, office space and equipment, and writing and presentation skills workshops.

Centres and Groups

Research Centres and Groups

Our school is associated with a number of research centres and groups across the University and community.

Collaborators in Research

Collaborators in Research

The School of Health Sciences has a collaborative approach to research, covering a diverse range of themes such as stroke recovery, diagnosing breast cancer and occupational rehabilitation.