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PhD Opportunity: Intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke

PhD Opportunity: Intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke

Friday, 23 June 2017

A PhD scholarship opportunity is available for a student to study Intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke under the supervision of  Professor Neil Spratt, Dr Adjanie Patabendige and Associate Professor Rohan Walker.

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

Friday, 16 June 2017

Horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapies may improve stroke survivors’ perception of recovery, gait, balance, grip strength and cognition years after their stroke, according to new research in the prestigious American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Women who experience intimate partner violence have significant, long-term physical and mental health problems according to researchers from the University of Newcastle who tracked three generations of women for 16 years.

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) alumni, academics and affiliates have been recognised for their outstanding work in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours.

Why stress is causing the nation a pain in the gut

Why stress is causing the nation a pain in the gut

Friday, 9 June 2017

New research from the University of Newcastle (UON) has shown a groundbreaking link between stress and functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), a vital piece of the puzzle for undiagnosed sufferers.

Five new PhD Scholars for UON

Five new PhD Scholars for UON

Thursday, 8 June 2017

The University of Newcastle is funding five new scholarships in a 50/50 partnership with NSW Health.

UON soars into the top one per cent of universities worldwide

UON soars into the top one per cent of universities worldwide

Thursday, 8 June 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, announced today by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.