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NSW Scientist of the Year

NSW Scientist of the Year

Friday, 1 November 2013

University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson AO has been awarded the NSW Scientist of the Year at the 2013 NSW Science and Engineering Awards held tonight at Government House in Sydney.

Weighty Problem

Weighty Problem

Friday, 1 November 2013

In a region where 70 per cent of adults are overweight or obese, a new study conducted by University of Newcastle and HMRI researchers has found that doctors are falling short in detecting weight conditions, which may lead to inadequate assistance with managing weight.

Sport of kings

Sport of kings

Thursday, 31 October 2013

A new book authored by one of Australia's most prolific and respected voices on Aboriginal history, Professor John Maynard, explores the significant involvement of Aboriginal people in one of Australia's oldest and most celebrated sports – horse racing.

Science and Engineering Challenge National Final

Science and Engineering Challenge National Final

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Australia's budding future scientists and engineers will be put to the test today when they vie for the title of Science and Engineering Challenge National Final grand champion.

Alcohol tax system

Alcohol tax system

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

An overhaul of Australia's alcohol tax system would potentially bring both health and economic gains, according to research conducted by HMRI Health Economist Professor Chris Doran.

$21.7m NHMRC funding for UoN

$21.7m NHMRC funding for UoN

Friday, 25 October 2013

$21.7m funding puts University of Newcastle in Top Eight universities for health and medical research.

Celebrating innovation at annual awards

Celebrating innovation at annual awards

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Five University of Newcastle (UoN) researchers and one Hunter innovation champion will be honoured today for their achievements in translating knowledge, research and technology into commercial success at the 2013 Newcastle Innovations awards.

International spotlight on cancer research

International spotlight on cancer research

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Four of North America's leading cancer researchers will give keynote presentations at the international Translational Cancer Research Conference in Newcastle from tomorrow until Friday.