News and events
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 • 8 Oct 2020
With at least one asthma-related death each day in Australia, a team of researchers has been awarded $2.5 million dollars from NHMRC to investigate personalised approaches to asthma treatment.
News • 12 Aug 2020
The University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health has seen a significant jump in the number of allied health students choosing to go rural in 2021, showing the increasing popularity of rural locations among domestic undergraduate students.
News • 4 Dec 2019
Aspiring doctors and nurses from regional and remote areas will have greater opportunity to fulfil their career aspirations thanks to new scholarships being offered by the University of Newcastle.
News • 25 Nov 2019
A world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle in conflict resolution.
News • 28 Jul 2016
The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) has announced the appointment of Dr Hazel Dalton as the Centre’s new Research Leader and Senior Research Fellow.
News • 13 Jun 2013
The School of Nursing and Midwifery congratulates Laurie Bickhoff who recently received a number of accolades at the school's award ceremony.
News • 12 Jun 2013
University of Newcastle research doctorate student, Namira Williams, has won the prestigious Australian College of Midwives 2013 NSW Midwife of the Year.
News • 22 Jan 2013
Two of our undergraduate nursing students, Samantha Scheffer and Nicole Powers recently completed a successful volunteer placement in Vietnam.
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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.