Rural Clinical School students

Rural careers & placements »

The Rural Clinical School and the Hub offer exciting opportunities for medical students to prepare for and pursue a career as a rural doctor.
Duncan Smith, The Creation, 2009.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health »

Enrich your study through lectures, research project opportunities and cultural activities.
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Hot and bothered: Heat affects all of us but older people face the highest health risks »

Heat, especially extreme heat, affects our physical and mental health. In extreme cases it can lead to death. Social and economic factors can exacerbate the risk for the elderly and very young. With the increased temperatures we face in Australia each summer due to climate change, this will test our health care system.
Dr Anna Olsen

Pill testing trial backed by independent review »

ANU has led the independent review of Australia’s first pill testing trial. The purpose of the research is to inform policymaking and to contribute to evidence on pill testing in the Australian context. A further aim is to establish a strong research framework for future evaluations of pill testing services.