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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.

New Colombo Plan Scholars

New Colombo Plan Scholars

Friday, 27 June 2014

Three of UON's best and brightest undergraduates have been awarded prestigious scholarships under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan to study in the Asia Pacific region.

Graduates of League

Graduates of League

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

The Newcastle Knights today launched the Graduates of League program with the University of Newcastle (UON).

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.

$3.2m ARC funding

$3.2m ARC funding

Friday, 13 June 2014

The University of Newcastle has been awarded $3.2 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to establish a new research hub, in collaboration with industry, dedicated to future-proofing Australia's iron ore production and exports.

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.