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A message from our College PVC

A message from our College PVC

Welcome to the College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing – an innovative, research-intensive centre of education excellence.

Our research strengths

Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
Ranked 132 ? in the world - Medicine
Ranked 26 ? in the world - Nursing
Over 100 ? Indigenous doctors have graduated
Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

Cancer research gets $7 million boost in NSW regions

The Translational Cancer Research Capacity Building Grant will build an innovative cancer research network in the Hunter, New England, Central Coast and the Mid North Coast, led by Dr Craig Gedye.

Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

Graduation marks milestone for students on their academic journey

In recognition of their significant academic achievement, students across the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses will mark the culmination of their studies at graduation ceremonies over the next week.

Tackling health issues at their origin with NEW1000 study

Tackling health issues at their origin with NEW1000 study

Researchers will study the human microbiome in pregnant women, fathers, and their children to determine the impact of a healthy microbiome on health outcomes.

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Mark Hughes Foundation makes $7.5 million commitment to accelerating brain cancer research

Mark Hughes Foundation makes $7.5 million commitment to accelerating brain cancer research

The Mark Hughes Foundation has announced a $7.5 million, five-year philanthropic commitment to the University of Newcastle.

Learn how to change the world through sustainable food

Learn how to change the world through sustainable food

Current research focused on creating the next generation of sustainable food and nutrition services will be served up at the University of Newcastle’s Central Coast Campus on June 17 and 18.

National honour for Australia’s first Aboriginal surgeon

National honour for Australia’s first Aboriginal surgeon

Renowned Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon and University of Newcastle Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, has been awarded the 2021 Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Medal.

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Our new College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing replaces the
Faculty of Health and Medicine.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.