Faculty of Health and Medicine
Connect, enable and transform the health and wellbeing of our communities
At the Faculty of Health and Medicine, we prioritise integrated approaches with wellness-oriented solutions.
By fostering resilience, growing interprofessional skills and knowledge, and mobilising collective action, we will deliver better, healthier living for our communities.
Our staff have a passion and conviction to learn, succeed and assert an influence over global healthcare challenges.
Our students are prepared for the health and medical workforce of today — and tomorrow.
The quality of education and research we undertake is grounded in a harmonised agenda with our clinical, education, community and research partners.
We speak up for equity, diversity and inclusion and create pathways that enable capability, build confidence and foster belonging in education and health care provision.
Within a rapidly changing research and tertiary education landscape, our Faculty is committed to producing exemplary health care practitioners and researchers who can provide innovative solutions that will deliver better, healthier living for our communities.
Study with us
Comprising four Schools and having established partnerships with some of the region's leading healthcare providers, students at our Faculty have the opportunity to learn from world leaders in cutting-edge facilities.
Our researchers have access to industry-leading facilities and receive comprehensive support to enhance their capability to solve some of health and medicine’s most complex issues.
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News • 1 Jun 2020
Researchers from the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute and Hunter New England Health have excelled in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, attracting more than $860,000 to analyse the physiological and mental health effects of hazardous bushfire smoke.
News • 21 May 2020
Six projects led by Hunter researchers have been successful in attracting a combined total of $10.6 million in the latest round of competitive National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.
News • 19 May 2020
In a first for an Australian university to help redress some of the systemic biases female academics face, the University of Newcastle has awarded fully-funded PhD candidate scholarships to six Women in STEMM Early Career Researchers.
Upcoming events and conferences
Event • 6 May 2020 - 17 Jun 2020
Location: Free Online Short Course | Duration: 6 Weeks | Effort: 2-3 hours per week | Cost: FREE - Certificate for US$49 | Subject: Food and Nutrition | Level: IntroductoryArm…
Event • 23 Jun 2020 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm
STUDYING MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE The Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (MD - JMP) is an innovative five year degree that will prepare you for…
Enduring engagement with government bodies, industry, health-service providers and our communities are key to improving health and wellness. These partnerships are grounded in integrity and reciprocity, resulting in meaningful, long-lasting change.