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Volunteers wanted for neck pain and posture study

Volunteers wanted for neck pain and posture study

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Researchers at the University of Newcastle (UON) are calling for volunteers with chronic non-traumatic neck pain to take part in a study on posture and the use of electronic devices.

Outstanding young scientific mind recognised

Outstanding young scientific mind recognised

Thursday, 17 August 2017

The significant work of a University of Newcastle (UON) researcher has been recognised at the prestigious 2017 NSW Young Tall Poppy awards, which aim to acknowledge the achievements of Australia’s outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators.

UON students marked as entrepreneurial trailblazers

UON students marked as entrepreneurial trailblazers

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Seven students from the University of Newcastle (UON) are set to pioneer the future of innovation as they undertake studies at the new Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE), officially opened today in Ultimo.

$100,000 grant for Newcastle STEM outreach program

$100,000 grant for Newcastle STEM outreach program

Monday, 14 August 2017

The University of Newcastle’s innovative Science and Engineering Challenge has attracted a $100,000 grant from the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer’s office to run events and give regional schools access to exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities.

Protein discovery brings hope of early detection for ovarian cancer

Protein discovery brings hope of early detection for ovarian cancer

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Hopes of finding an early-warning signal for ovarian cancer have been boosted by a protein discovery at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

Celebrating student excellence on the coast

Celebrating student excellence on the coast

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) and TAFE NSW will present more than 70 scholarships and awards to students from the Central Coast at a prestigious awards ceremony tonight.

Scientists, entrepreneurs and acting royalty take centre stage for UON Alumni Awards

Scientists, entrepreneurs and acting royalty take centre stage for UON Alumni Awards

Friday, 28 July 2017

An outstanding cohort of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, researchers, business professionals and a celebrated actress are among the exceptional talent recognised at the 2017 University of Newcastle (UON) Alumni Awards tonight.

Online program striving to get kids to eat their veg

Online program striving to get kids to eat their veg

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The ongoing challenge of tempting kids to ‘eat their veg’ has taken a high-tech turn, with University of Newcastle dietitians trying out telehealth technology and online resources in a new nutrition intervention.