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UON graduate an outstanding leader

UON graduate an outstanding leader

Thursday, 26 June 2014

The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce has presented Thailand's Alumni Leadership Award to UON Master of Medical Science (1989) and PhD (1998) graduate Dr Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong.

World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014

Monday, 23 June 2014

Professor John Forbes AM has been recognised as one of the world's leading scientific researchers, with the release of Thomson Reuters list of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014.

Our graduates rate UON top 10 in Australia

Our graduates rate UON top 10 in Australia

Monday, 23 June 2014

Graduates have rated University of Newcastle (UON) teachers among the nation's best, placing them in the top 10 universities for teaching in an official national student survey.

Key to triggering labour discovered

Key to triggering labour discovered

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Pioneering research by the University of Newcastle's Mothers and Babies Research Centre has led to the discovery of an electrical 'switch' in the uterine muscle that fails to engage in pregnant women who are overweight, potentially causing labour complications.

How sweet it is

How sweet it is

Monday, 16 June 2014

With opinion divided on whether an apple a day really keeps the doctor away, HMRI nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg is conducting a new clinical trial to determine the cardio-metabolic health impacts of fructose.

Queen's birthday honours

Queen's birthday honours

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

UON researchers and educators have been recognised in the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Major cancer boost

Major cancer boost

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

The Hunter Cancer Research Alliance (HCRA) has become the first regionally based organisation to receive full Translational Cancer Research Centre status and an accompanying $6.5-million funding injection from the Cancer Institute NSW.

Share your flu symptoms

Share your flu symptoms

Monday, 2 June 2014

A record 17,000 people are sharing their flu symptoms each week for good through a growing online health surveillance system designed to alert health officials to epidemic outbreaks of the potentially life-threatening disease.