Faculty of Health and Medicine

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Medicine student tells the story of dementia

Medicine student tells the story of dementia

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

University of Newcastle medicine student, Tara Kannan, has been announced as a winner of this year’s National Dementia Storytelling Competition, an annual awareness initiative run by Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to improve the care of people living with dementia.

Funding success to aid early interventions for cancer and stroke

Funding success to aid early interventions for cancer and stroke

Monday, 16 July 2018

Two exceptional Early to Mid-Career Researchers have secured more than $1.16 million to explore early intervention methods for two significant health challenges.

New Colombo Plan strengthens global connections

New Colombo Plan strengthens global connections

Friday, 13 July 2018

The Australian Government has awarded the University of Newcastle $1,267,750 million in funding under the 2019 New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.

The Ripple effect: Improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians

The Ripple effect: Improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians

Monday, 9 July 2018

Internationally-recognised leader in Indigenous cancer research, Professor Gail Garvey, will share her insights on the role Indigenous medical education can play in improving the health outcomes of Indigenous Australians, in a keynote lecture at the University of Newcastle tonight.

Oral health graduate filling the gap in Indigenous communities

Oral health graduate filling the gap in Indigenous communities

Thursday, 5 July 2018

It was Jackie Cunningham’s first international placement in Cambodia with the University of Newcastle that solidified her decision to pursue a career improving oral health in disadvantaged communities.

Ourimbah graduation celebrates excellence on the coast

Ourimbah graduation celebrates excellence on the coast

Thursday, 5 July 2018

More than 500 University of Newcastle (UON) and TAFE NSW students will cross the stage at Ourimbah graduation this week, celebrating the culmination of years of academic endeavour.

Funding solutions to health challenges across the Pacific

Funding solutions to health challenges across the Pacific

Monday, 2 July 2018

Conjoint Professor David Durrheim has received $1.48 million in funding under the Australian Government’s Health Security Initiative for the Indo-Pacific, designed to strengthen health security throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

Making Sense of Eating Disorders: The Lived Experience

Making Sense of Eating Disorders: The Lived Experience

Monday, 2 July 2018

Researchers in occupational therapy at the University of Newcastle (UON) are exploring how responses to sensory stimuli may affect the experience of or recovery from an eating disorder