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 • 17 Jun 2021
Researchers will study the human microbiome in pregnant women, fathers, and their children to determine the impact of a healthy microbiome on health outcomes.
News • 15 Jun 2021
Aimed at dramatically intensifying Australia’s brain cancer research efforts, the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) has today announced a $7.5 million five-year philanthropic commitment to the University of Newcastle.
News • 10 Jun 2021
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.
Upcoming events and conferences
Event • 23 Jun 2021 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Join the Newcastle Impact Network as we unpack some activities that you as Researchers and Research Administrators can use to engage with key stakeholder / collaborators / end-users throughout the research lifecycle
Event • 7 Jul 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm
This session will provide you with an update on all things Copyright, Creative Commons and Open Access.
Event • 15 Jul 2021 from 12:30pm - 2:00pm
This session will provide an overview of the upcoming NHMRC CTCS round and key dates, along with a discussion on lessons learned from the previous round.
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.