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Laureate Professor John Aitken, Skye Buatava, Professor Alan Broadfoot and students

News • 5 Sep 2018

New agreement offers safety research opportunities for students

SafeWork NSW’s Centre for Work Health and Safety and the University of Newcastle have committed to working together to develop work health and safety research expertise in Australia.

Dr Joan L. Bottorff

News • 3 May 2018

Gender Matters: Designing health promotion approaches to engage men

During April 2018, The University of Newcastle (UON) was delighted to welcome visiting Fellow Dr Joan Bottorff, Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention at the University of British Columbia.Celebrating 40 years of medicine at UON, the Faculty of Health and Medicine hosted Dr Bottorff, who explored potential research opportunities with the University of British Colombia, as well as presented her work on the development of gender-sensitive and gender-specific health promotion programs.

News • 29 Sep 2016

Working Well at Golden Grove

News • 24 Jun 2015

Industry and Rural Health

Leading UON researcher, Professor Brian Kelly, Chair of NIER's Centre for Resources Health and Safety has published an editorial in the June edition of The Australian Journal of Rural Health. As an internationally respected mental health authority, Professor Kelly has held a career-long interest in the psychosocial aspects of mental health in rural and isolated areas.

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News • 29 Jan 2015

Providing Health Care Across Diverse Regions

Challenges for the resources sector, primary industries and communities.


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