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MS researchers to explore environmental triggers

MS researchers to explore environmental triggers

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Hunter Medical Research Institute researcher Associate Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott is investigating the environmental risk factors surrounding multiple sclerosis after receiving a $220,000 project grant from MS Research Australia.

Schizophrenia research first

Schizophrenia research first

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Associate Professor Murray Cairns has received an $800,000 2014/15 NSW Genomics Collaborative Grant to explore better treatments for schizophrenia.

Expanding Australia’s contamination science effort

Expanding Australia’s contamination science effort

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Australia's leading contamination and remediation research organisation will be based at the University of Newcastle (UON) from March 2015, in a move that extends the latest clean-up science to a wider range of the nation's major industries.

Breast cancer early warning signal

Breast cancer early warning signal

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

A new magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) technique developed by Australian researchers may potentially reduce or delay the need for preventive mastectomies among women at high risk of breast cancer.

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.