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