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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
Top 150 ? in the world - Medicine
Ranked 38 ? in the world - Nursing
Over 100 ? Indigenous doctors have graduated
A graduation like no other

A graduation like no other

There is light at the end of the tunnel for 550 students who will celebrate the culmination of their studies at the University of Newcastle Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.

Family and friends online support program expands to cover all addictions

Family and friends online support program expands to cover all addictions

An online intervention and e-health program to help families and friends supporting loved ones who use crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) has expanded to cover any type of substance addiction, including alcohol.

COVID-19 face shield team wins AFR Higher Education Award

COVID-19 face shield team wins AFR Higher Education Award

The University of Newcastle‘s ‘COVID-19 equipment shortage’ team has won a national higher education award for its remarkable contribution to the Australian community.

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Trailblazers celebrated in 2020 Alumni Excellence Awards

Trailblazers celebrated in 2020 Alumni Excellence Awards

A world-leading researcher and advocate for Indigenous health, a match-maker’ for species conservationists, a 'Power 50' in the Australian music industry and the co-host of Australia’s first all Indigenous breakfast show are among the 2020 University of Newcastle Alumni Excellence recipients.

Aboriginal ear surgeon honoured with Menzies Medallion

Aboriginal ear surgeon honoured with Menzies Medallion

Australia’s first Aboriginal surgeon, the highly acclaimed ear, nose and throat surgeon, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion.

University of Newcastle secures over $6 million in ARC funding

University of Newcastle secures over $6 million in ARC funding

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $6 million in competitive research funding through its Discovery Projects and Linkage Projects schemes.

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