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UON in top 8 of Australian universities for health research

UON in top 8 of Australian universities for health research

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

A University of Newcastle drug trial that has delivered rapid treatment benefits for stroke victims has attracted more than $3.9 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in its 2014 funding round.

Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Two University of Newcastle academics have been honoured with prestigious accolades at the 2014 NSW Science and Engineering Awards.

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Friday, 17 October 2014

Researchers from the University of Newcastle have found there is no universal consensus on what constitutes an optimal diet for women before, during and after pregnancy, despite a glut of nutritional information being available.

Survey to help parents tackle teen drinking challenges

Survey to help parents tackle teen drinking challenges

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

A new online survey developed by researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Population Health, in collaboration with the Australian Drug Foundation, aims to help families navigate the challenges of teenage alcohol use.

Journey of a lifetime for Indigenous UON student

Journey of a lifetime for Indigenous UON student

Thursday, 9 October 2014

UON student Ren Allan is about to embark on this year's Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour. Along with 17 other high achieving Indigenous students from around Australia, Ren will be able to experience what postgraduate study would be like at a prestigious overseas institution.

UON obesity researcher joins young leaders in Japan

UON obesity researcher joins young leaders in Japan

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

A University of Newcastle behavioural scientist, who has been investigating ways to address childhood obesity rates in Australia, was one of only five Australians selected to attend a Young Leaders Forum in Japan this week.

Honorary Fellowship for former UON Chancellor

Honorary Fellowship for former UON Chancellor

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Professor Trevor Waring AM, former University of Newcastle Chancellor, was made an Honorary Fellow at the recent Australian Psychological Society's annual conference.

International health leaders gather in Newcastle

International health leaders gather in Newcastle

Friday, 3 October 2014

Compassion and care in a changing world is on the agenda this week as UON hosts the 3rd Asia-Pacific International Conference on Qualitative Research in Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Newcastle City Hall.