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Breast cancer gene breakthrough

Breast cancer gene breakthrough

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Hunter researchers have identified a significant new risk factor for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), impacting women who would currently fall outside genetic testing benchmarks for the disease.

New professionals graduate

New professionals graduate

Friday, 20 February 2015

The Port Macquarie community will celebrate an important milestone today, Friday 20 February, when the University of Newcastle (UON) Port Macquarie campus graduates its first cohort of midwives.

Teen boys swap screens for fitness

Teen boys swap screens for fitness

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

A school-based physical activity study called ATLAS (Active Teen Leaders Avoiding Screen-time) has achieved the double 'whammy' – a marked improvement in fitness among adolescent boys and a reduction in television and video game usage.

UON alumnus establishes 20-year prize

UON alumnus establishes 20-year prize

Monday, 16 February 2015

Inspired by the ethical and socially responsible use of technology, University of Newcastle alumnus Professor Wanbil Lee and his wife are generously supporting UON students who demonstrate a commitment to corporate social responsibility.

Healthy Weight Week

Healthy Weight Week

Monday, 16 February 2015

UON Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics Clare Collins is leading a national campaign to encourage more Australians to cook at home and win the battle of the bulge.

Stroke detector

Stroke detector

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

The Hunter Region NSW will become the international testing ground for a new microwave-imaging headpiece that helps ambulance and emergency teams rapidly diagnose stroke and other traumatic brain injuries.

StudyHunter: a new collaboration

StudyHunter: a new collaboration

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

UON is proud to partner with Hunter TAFE and RDA Hunter in StudyHunter a partner project with the NSW Government's StudyNSW Program designed to increase the number of international students studying in NSW.

Dads and daughters program kicks off

Dads and daughters program kicks off

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

The world-first physical activity research program 'Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered' (DADEE) kicks off at the University of Newcastle today with around 100 Hunter fathers taking part.