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UON medical students in experienced rural GP hands

UON medical students in experienced rural GP hands

Friday, 31 October 2014

A pilot General Practitioner (GP) mentoring program delivered by the National Rural Faculty (NRF) in conjunction with the University of Newcastle has gained the support of some of the state's most well-respected rural doctors.

Undergraduate Awards – win a trip to Dublin!

Undergraduate Awards – win a trip to Dublin!

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Showcase your work alongside the world's best with this exclusive opportunity to compete on the international stage.

Brain cancer biobank

Brain cancer biobank

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

A new "biobank" for brain cancer is being established at the Hunter Medical Research Institute courtesy of funding from the Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF).

PhD Scholarships in Physical Activity and Sleep Behaviours

PhD Scholarships in Physical Activity and Sleep Behaviours

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Three PhD scholarships are available focusing on a behavioural epidemiology approach to understanding physical activity and sleep behaviours for commencement in February 2015.

Open Foundation celebrates 40 years of changing lives

Open Foundation celebrates 40 years of changing lives

Friday, 24 October 2014

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Open Foundation program is celebrating 40 years of providing pathways to university and helping thousands of Australians change their lives and realise their dreams.

Cutting-edge science being aired at Asthma meeting

Cutting-edge science being aired at Asthma meeting

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Respiratory clinicians and researchers are joining forces at the 10th annual Newcastle Asthma Meeting (NAMe10) this week to highlight the latest clinical interventions and important areas of experimental research in asthma and COPD.

PhD Opportunity - Biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease

PhD Opportunity - Biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

A PhD opportunity exists for someone with biological and analytic skills who would be interested in taking advantage of collected data from an NHMRC funded study focussed on a novel potential biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease under the supervision of Conjoint Associate Professor Peter Schofield and Professor John Attia.

200 cyclists saddling up for research ride

200 cyclists saddling up for research ride

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

A bumper weekend for bike riding in Newcastle begins at 6.30am on Saturday, October 25, when up to 200 lycra-clad cyclists depart Nobbys Beach bound for picturesque Dungog.