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PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma pathogenesis

PhD Scholarship - Role of mechanical forces in asthma pathogenesis

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Applications are open for a PhD scholarship at the University of Newcastle. As the successful applicant you will undertake your doctoral studies in the Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease at the Hunter Medical Research Institute in Newcastle.

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Monday, 28 July 2014

With little being known about the diets of expectant Indigenous mums, University of Newcastle nutrition researchers are using smartphone technology to gather first-hand insights and provide personalised feedback.

Landmark schizophrenia genetic study

Landmark schizophrenia genetic study

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

UON researchers have helped unearth more than 100 genetic variants associated with schizophrenia, after contributing to the largest genome-wide study of the disease ever conducted.

Plain cigarette packs impact ‘taste’

Plain cigarette packs impact ‘taste’

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Long-term smokers involved in a study published by UON health researchers believed that the quality of their cigarettes had deteriorated following the implementation of plain packaging.

Doors open to researchers

Doors open to researchers

Thursday, 3 July 2014

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) will open its doors to the public for a rare glimpse into the latest medical research discoveries, with the opportunity to meet some of the University of Newcastle's globally-recognised researchers.

Central Coast celebrates graduation and milestone

Central Coast celebrates graduation and milestone

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

There are double celebrations at the University of Newcastle's Central Coast Campus this week as almost 500 students graduate from their programs and UON marks 25 years of partnership in the region.

Respiratory disease breakthrough

Respiratory disease breakthrough

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Sinister specks of a molecule known as ASC are escaping from cells then coursing through the body to exacerbate the biological inflammatory response in major airway diseases such as asthma and emphysema.

Exercise best 'medicine' for spinal recovery

Exercise best 'medicine' for spinal recovery

Friday, 27 June 2014

Exercise therapy research being conducted by the Pain and Sensory Dysfunction Research Group at the University of Newcastle is bringing hope of restored muscle function to those suffering paralysis from spinal damage.