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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.

Senior smiles shine with spotlight on oral health

Senior smiles shine with spotlight on oral health

Friday, 17 February 2017

Oral health researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) have been successful in securing more than half a million dollars to advance a program dedicated to preventive oral health care for the elderly.

UON Represents on new school of entrepreneurship board

UON Represents on new school of entrepreneurship board

Thursday, 16 February 2017

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales, Skills and Small Business John Barilaro today announced the inaugural board for the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE), the prestigious new partnership between all 12 NSW tertiary institutions.

Supplement shows postmenopausal benefits in cognition and pain

Supplement shows postmenopausal benefits in cognition and pain

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Taking a small dose of resveratrol twice daily can boost cognitive performance in postmenopausal women and also alleviate their experience of chronic pain, a study by the University of Newcastle’s Clinical Nutrition Research Centre has shown.

UON Fulbright Scholarship Success

UON Fulbright Scholarship Success

Monday, 13 February 2017

Fulbright Scholarships, funded by sponsors and the Australian and United States of America (US) governments, support researchers to travel to the US in Postdoctoral, Postgraduate or Professional capacities. Some 5,000 Australians have completed scholarships since the Australian-American Fulbright Commission was established 67 years ago.