Faculty of Health and Medicine

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Leading the defence against superbugs

Leading the defence against superbugs

Monday, 20 May 2019

A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to better understand and tackle the cycle of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia.

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Aboriginal mothers in prison face poorer health outcomes

Aboriginal mothers in prison face poorer health outcomes

Thursday, 18 April 2019

The health needs of Aboriginal mothers in Australian prisons are not being met, according to a new study released today.

Early flu season prompts launch of innovative tracking system

Early flu season prompts launch of innovative tracking system

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Flu activity is already in full swing with influenza rates estimated to be two to three times higher than normal in Australia, prompting the annual online health surveillance system, FluTracking, to launch early this year.

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

Research team to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education

Monday, 15 April 2019

A research team from University of Newcastle and University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant from the Australian Department of Education and Training, under the HEPPP National Priority Pool scheme, to develop an International Literature Review on Equity in Higher Education. This work will be a significant asset for the Australian field of Equity in Higher Education.

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

Callaghan graduates cross the stage toward a new chapter

Friday, 12 April 2019

More than 4000 students will celebrate the culmination of their studies over the next week, with the annual graduation ceremonies set to commence at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus.

Support for Brilliant International Medical Students

Support for Brilliant International Medical Students

Monday, 8 April 2019

Dr Benj Tarsh has decided to leave a gift in his will to the University of Newcastle to assist other international students who share his passion to help others.

Powering Breakthroughs in Research

Powering Breakthroughs in Research

Monday, 8 April 2019

Medical research teams across the University received a huge boost recently with the purchase of cutting-edge medical equipment.