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Walk to shine light on organ transplant tolerance

Walk to shine light on organ transplant tolerance

Friday, 12 September 2014

One of Australia's youngest kidney transplant recipients will join hundreds of people for a fluoro-lit twilight stroll along Nobbys Breakwall on Saturday, September 13, in the second annual Glow Walk.

Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

A University of Newcastle research team is aiming to determine the influence a person's understanding of nutrition has on their eating habits, health and lifestyle.

UON names 2014 Alumni Awards ‘gamechangers’

UON names 2014 Alumni Awards ‘gamechangers’

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

University of Newcastle (UON) graduate Dr Alison Thorburn, who is traversing new ground in asthma research, is UON's first recipient of the Beryl Nashar Young Researcher Award.

UON Student Living

UON Student Living

Monday, 8 September 2014

UON's exciting new residential development on our Callaghan campus is nearing completion, and students will soon have the chance to be one of its first residents, with applications for 2015 set to open on 1 October.

Abstracts open for ANZAHPE/AMEA conference

Abstracts open for ANZAHPE/AMEA conference

Monday, 8 September 2014

 The ANZAHPE/AMEA 2015 Scientific Program Committees are now inviting the submission of abstracts for inclusion into the program.

Balloons for brain cancer research

Balloons for brain cancer research

Friday, 5 September 2014

For two University of Newcastle students who recently lost their father to brain cancer, a grey balloon will become a symbol of hope in the fight against the devastating disease this Father's Day.

2015 Hobsons Good Universities Guide

2015 Hobsons Good Universities Guide

Thursday, 28 August 2014

The University of Newcastle (UON) has maintained its impressive five-star ratings for socioeconomic equity and equipping students with generic skills, according to the 2015 Good Universities Guide.

PhD Opportunity - Abnormalities in innate immunity in asthma

PhD Opportunity - Abnormalities in innate immunity in asthma

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

A PhD opportunity exists within a research group which focuses on the innate immune responses in airway epithelial cells against respiratory/infectious viral infections including influenza viruses and coronaviruses, and how these immune responses can be altered by viruses under the supervision of Dr Alan Hsu