Faculty of Health and Medicine
Connect, enable and transform the health and wellbeing of our communities
The Faculty of Health and Medicine has been integrated into the new College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing.
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 • 13 May 2021
Australian fathers in rural, regional and remote areas, who are raising children aged three to five, with challenging behaviour, will have a helping hand through a new mobile-phone-based service.
News • 5 May 2021
Each year on 5 May we reflect on and celebrate the extraordinary contribution midwives make to the health and wellbeing of women, babies and families, during one of the most important events of our lives - being born.
News • 26 Apr 2021
A breakthrough in precision medicine has revealed existing medications and supplements could be repurposed to solve gaps in the treatment of chronic respiratory disorders such as asthma.
Upcoming events and conferences
Event • 11 May 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Join this session to use and understand all things SCOPUS & SciVal.
Event • 18 May 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm
This session will provide practical advice to researchers interested in submitting an ARC Linkage Projects application. Please join us to for this opportunity to learn more and ask questions.
Event • 26 May 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
This session will provide you with an opportunity to refresh and optimise your Research Profile.
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.
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.