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PhD Scholarship - HAMI Study: Hamstring and Adductor Myotendinous Injury Risk Factors in Basketball

PhD Scholarship - HAMI Study: Hamstring and Adductor Myotendinous Injury Risk Factors in Basketball

Friday, 11 August 2017

A PhD Scholarship is available for a student to investigate a musculoskeletal modeling study for myotendinous injuries in basketball players under the supervision of Dr Suzi Edwards and others.

Globally recognised Hunter health group seeks pledges

Globally recognised Hunter health group seeks pledges

Friday, 11 August 2017

A globally recognised public health initiative founded at the University of Newcastle (UON) and since adopted internationally is embracing the world of crowdfunding and crowdsourcing to re-establish itself in Australia.

National forum to address Indigenous health

National forum to address Indigenous health

Friday, 11 August 2017

A National Partnership Forum on Indigenous Health, bringing together Australia’s leading health organisations at the University of Newcastle today (August 11), will kickstart a national process to help close the current gap in Indigenous health.

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).

UON awarded $3.2 million in funding for dementia research

UON awarded $3.2 million in funding for dementia research

Thursday, 3 August 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded more than $3.2 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for people living with dementia.

Improving medication safety for people with dementia

Improving medication safety for people with dementia

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

A study led by the University of Newcastle (UON) received $544,096 in funding to improve the safety and outcomes of people with dementia after they are discharged from hospital.

Saving lives and resources: antivenom dose drop in Australia

Saving lives and resources: antivenom dose drop in Australia

Monday, 31 July 2017

Revised clinical practice recommending a reduced antivenom dose for snakebite victims has been shown to be successful, signifying huge financial and waste savings for Australian hospitals.

PHD Scholarship: Research Program in eHealth implementation science

PHD Scholarship: Research Program in eHealth implementation science

Monday, 24 July 2017

A PhD scholarship is available for a research program in eHealth implementation science under the supervision of Dr Lisa Mackenzie.