College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing
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
A new way to care for pets with cancer
In an Australian first, University of Newcastle researcher Dr Yolanda Surjan is leading a cancer treatment revolution for animals and their owners.
Tackling suicide rates in rural and remote Australia
People in rural and remote Australia are 50 percent more likely to die by suicide than those living in our major cities. University of Newcastle experts are developing tailored intervention programs designed to change that.
COVID-19: Mobilising expertise for impact
In the face of a global pandemic, University of Newcastle experts team up with health and industry partners to create solutions for its communities.
Women in Research Fellows 2022
The office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation is delighted to announce the 2022 Research Advantage Women in Research Fellows. The Selection Review Committee have chosen 13 new Fellows from an extremely strong field across the three colleges.
COVID-19 nasal spray moves to Phase 2 study
Encouraging preliminary results from an ongoing phase 1 study have triggered the announcement of phase 2 studies for a first-in-class nasal spray to protect people from respiratory viral diseases such as COVID-19 and influenza.
Start It Up Pitch Competition winners announced
The University's 2021 Start It Up Pitch Competition took place online on Tuesday last week and saw five entrepreneurial student finalist pitch to a panel of esteemed judges.
Teaming up to tackle brain cancer
The Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) has committed $7.5 million to fund a dedicated brain cancer team to drive critical research, education and health care improvements for brain cancer patients and their families.
NHMRC awards $8.3m to Newcastle researchers to investigate global health problems
Three University of Newcastle researchers are set to analyse some of the world’s most critical health problems, supported by more than $8.3m in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator grants.
Leading Newcastle businesses back the region's innovation drive
The University of Newcastle today announced new partnerships with two Hunter industry leaders to drive forward the region’s innovation ecosystem.
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.