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About our College

About our College

Our College strives to make a difference by preparing exemplary, career ready health care and health research professionals, and producing world-leading research that builds capacity for excellence in healthcare intervention.

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Taught in state-of-the-art learning environments and inspired by passionate lecturers, our students are prepared for the health and medical workforce of today — and tomorrow.

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International Engagement

Through international research partnerships and our focus on creating life-ready, globally minded graduates, we proudly engage with countries across the world.

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Our strong connections to government bodies, industry and the community enable us to transform lives, and broaden learning opportunities for our students.

NHMRC supports research into psychotic disorders

NHMRC supports research into psychotic disorders

University Newcastle PhD student Dr Jayson Jeganathan will investigate the negative symptoms of psychosis after he was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2021 Postgraduate Scholarship.

$2.1m to beat rare genetic disease cystic fibrosis

$2.1m to beat rare genetic disease cystic fibrosis

University of Newcastle respiratory disease expert Professor Peter Wark will lead a new $2.1m project to develop targeted treatments for the rare genetic and life-threatening disease cystic fibrosis, which damages the lungs and digestive system.

Researchers on mission to improve cancer outcomes

Researchers on mission to improve cancer outcomes

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded 2022 Early Career Fellowships by the Cancer Institute NSW. Dr Yuchen Feng, Dr Heather Murray and Dr Rebecca Wyse will advance projects designed to improve treatment and outcomes for cancer patients.

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Stellar night for Hunter researchers at 2021 Research Australia Awards

Stellar night for Hunter researchers at 2021 Research Australia Awards

Two University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) researchers received awards at the Research Australia Awards.

 Graduates ready to change the world

Graduates ready to change the world

Students from across the University of Newcastle will mark the culmination of their studies at the institution’s Callaghan graduation ceremonies this week.

Research investigates how the gut wages war on the brains of soldiers

Research investigates how the gut wages war on the brains of soldiers

Harnessing the unique relationship between the gut and brain, new research will interrogate Australian soldiers’ gut microbiome to optimise their cognitive and psychological performance in combat.

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.