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Can a good night’s sleep be secret to diabetes prevention?

Can a good night’s sleep be secret to diabetes prevention?

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

A new project from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute is hoping to unlock whether sleep is the missing link in long-term, healthy weight loss.

Indigenous trailblazer honoured

Indigenous trailblazer honoured

Thursday, 2 March 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) graduate Karlie Noon, the first Indigenous student in NSW to obtain a double degree in science and mathematics, has been honoured in a speech delivered to the National Press Club by Chair of Universities Australia Professor Barney Glover.

Hunter to test stroke detector

Hunter to test stroke detector

Thursday, 2 March 2017

With an acute stroke occurring every 10 minutes in Australia, a revolutionary timesaving diagnostic device called the Stroke Finder helmet is being trialled by the Hunter Medical Research Institute for the first time.

Funding boost for Newcastle cancer researcher

Funding boost for Newcastle cancer researcher

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Cancer Council NSW has awarded nearly $6 million to 15 ground-breaking cancer research projects at their annual NSW Research Awards. The grants help fund future breakthroughs in cancer research, with 15 of Australia’s leading research teams paving the way for new ways to treat the disease.

New Research Fellowship dedicated to brain cancer

New Research Fellowship dedicated to brain cancer

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Funded by the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF), nationally-renowned radiation oncologist Dr Mike Fay has been named the inaugural recipient of a three-year HMRI Mid-Career Research Fellowship dedicated to brain cancer.

Significant Biripi sculpture connects community to country

Significant Biripi sculpture connects community to country

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

The unveiling of a new sculpture at the University of Newcastle’s (UON) Manning Education Centre in Taree is set to honour the significance of the Biripi people and their cultural heritage in the region.

New approach to child protection needed: report

New approach to child protection needed: report

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

A parent and family inclusive approach to child protection and foster care is urgently needed in Australia, a report to be launched today will recommend.

UON researchers awarded Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships

UON researchers awarded Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships

Friday, 17 February 2017

Three UON researchers, who are working on cures for some of the most aggressive and prevalent cancers affecting both children and adults, have been awarded $887,000 in prestigious Cancer Institute NSW fellowships.