Collaboration with research partners seeking innovative solutions to local, national and global health-related challenges

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has a range of research activity that consistently achieves outstanding world-class Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings.

These impressive accomplishments provide excellent graduate outcomes and attract researchers and academics who are experts in their field.

Professor Maralyn Foureur

Joint Chair and Professor
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Vanessa McDonald

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Brett Mitchell

Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Our research strengths

  • Aging and Older People
  • Chronic Disease
  • Health Professional Education
  • Health Services
  • Maternal, Child and Families
  • Mental Health
  • Palliative Care

Research Impact

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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.