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Indigenous quintuplet delivers on doctor dream

Indigenous quintuplet delivers on doctor dream

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

As a member of one of Australia’s only set of Indigenous quintuplets, Dr Erika Chapman-Burgess will have a unique cheer squad on hand when she graduates with a Bachelor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle (UON) this week.

Students to celebrate degree achievement

Students to celebrate degree achievement

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The University of Newcastle’s (UON) proud history of education and research excellence is celebrated this week as more than 5,400 students mark a significant achievement in their lives – graduation.

Innovative Cystic Fibrosis research to be explored

Innovative Cystic Fibrosis research to be explored

Monday, 10 April 2017

Dr Jay Horvat will work with Professors Phil Hansbro and Peter Wark on a new investigation exploring the role and therapeutic targeting of iron in Cystic Fibrosis thanks to a new grant from the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust.

A Spanish collaboration leads to App development

A Spanish collaboration leads to App development

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Dr Andrea Coda, from the Faculty of Health and Medicine has collaborated on designing a new App that evaluates pain progression in children and adults.

PhD Opportunity - Biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease

PhD Opportunity - Biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

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.

Asthma Researcher awarded TSANZ Career Development Fellowship

Asthma Researcher awarded TSANZ Career Development Fellowship

Monday, 3 April 2017

Dr Adam Collison has been awarded a TSANZ and National Asthma Council Asthma and Airways Career Development Fellowship to explore asthma in pregnancy.

Participants wanted for asthma study

Participants wanted for asthma study

Friday, 31 March 2017

Researchers from the University of Newcastle’s Priority Research Centre for Healthy Lungs are undertaking a study into inflammation in asthma.

World-first SMS program combats mental health risks among new dads

World-first SMS program combats mental health risks among new dads

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Nothing compares to the joy of becoming a dad for the first time, but the transition to fatherhood is a high-risk period of mental distress for men.